Full Circle Woodworking

Woodworking classes designed with your future in mind

Learn to work with wood in traditional ways

Woodworking Class 4 Full Circle School of Woodworking teaches hand tool woodworking fundamentals, including joinery, hand plane, and sharpening techniques. The skills you learn here will be the foundation for your future woodworking projects. Classes are taught by Wayne Miller at our school in Azle, TX. map

The following is a list of woodworking classes we offer along with upcoming class dates. All classes are a full day (or more). To signup for a class, check the box next to the date, and then click the button at the bottom of the page.

Note About Classes:

Classes are first-come, first-serve. A wait-list is available in the event a student drops the class. We'll notify you by phone or email if an opening becomes available.

We generally mail invoices 2-3 business days after you register. If you are on the wait-list for a class, an invoice for that class will be sent separately if there is an opening.

Classes are held from 9am - 5pm on the day(s) of the class.

Classes will be held in our spacious garage while the school's shop is being built. If you have any questions, please contact Wayne at (817) 696-3243.

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Introduction to Joinery

Introduction to Joinery Class

A one-day course designed to introduce the student to the three fundamental woodworking joints. Students will layout and cut each of the three joints using hand tools. The dovetail, housing dado, and mortise & tenon are the building blocks upon which woodworking is based. This course is a prerequisite for further joinery classes.

Class fee: $110.00

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Build a Candle Box

Build a Candle Box Class

This is a two-day course. Students will build a small candle box for the course. The candle box course focuses on the dovetail joint and is designed to familiarize the student with this joint. Students will layout and cut eight dovetails for the box. Mortises for the hinges will also be cut.

Class fee: $220.00

Prerequisites: Introduction to Joinery

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Build a Wall Shelf

This is a two-day course. Students will build a small wall shelf. The wall shelf employs housing dadoes and mortise and tenon joints. All joinery will be done using only hand tools. Students will be introduced to through tenons, stopped tenons, and housing dadoes during this course.

Class fee: $220.00

Prerequisites: Introduction to Joinery

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Build a Side Table

The side table is a three day course. Students will build a small side table. The side table is focused on the mortise and tenon joint. Students will also learn to hand taper legs and edge join boards for the table top. Students can choose from walnut, cherry, or oak for their table.

Class fee: $330.00

Prerequisites: Introduction to Joinery

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Build a Shaving Horse

Build a Shaving Horse Class

This is a two-day course. Students will build their own shaving horse. The horse design is a treadle style. It is a very simple horse to build but is very effective to use. The horse can be easily broken down for transport or shipping.

Class fee: $220.00

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Carving a Spatula

Carving a Spatula Class

This is a one-day class. Students will shape a wooden spatula using traditional shaping tools. Students will use basic hand tools to shape and refine the spatula. Tools include the hand brace, chisels, coping saw, spokeshave, card scraper.

Class fee: $110.00

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Spoon Carving

Spoon Carving Class

This is a one-day class. Students will carve a wooden spoon using traditional shaping tools. Students will use basic hand tools to shape and refine the spoon. Tools include chisels, gouges, coping saw, spokeshave, card scraper.

Class fee: $110.00

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Bowl Carving

Bowl Carving Class

This is a one-day class. Students will carve a wooden bowl using traditional shaping tools. Students will use basic hand tools to shape and refine the bowl. Tools include chisels, gouges, coping saw, spokeshave, card scraper.

Class fee: $110.00

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Milk Stool

This is a two-day course. Students will build a three-legged milk stool. Using only basic hand tools, students will shape the seat, taper and round the legs, and use wedges to join the legs to the stool.

Class fee: $220.00

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Sharpening Bench Tools

Sharpening Bench Tools Class

This is a one-day course. Students will learn to sharpen common bench tools. How to sharpen chisels, plane irons, spokeshaves and drawknives will be demonstrated. Basic theory, sharpening medium options and technique will be covered during this class, with time for hands-on practice. Diamond plates are used in this school. Students are welcome to bring whatever sharpening medium they use at home to the class. Students should bring their own tools to sharpen.

Class fee: $100.00

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Hand Planes

Hand Planes Class

This is a one-day class. Students will learn the proper setup and use of various hand planes. A short history of the evolution of planes will be discussed, as well as the general function of the various planes. How to select a good used (flea market) plane will be discussed. The bench plane, block plane, and shoulder plane will be covered in detail.

Class fee: $100.00

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Sharpening Hand Saws

Sharpening Hand Saws Class

This is a one-day course. Students will learn the fundamentals of hand saw sharpening. Sharpening crosscut and rip cut saws will be covered at length. Jointing, selecting a good saw, and sharpening the saw will be discussed. Students will have time to practice sharpening, IF they bring their own saws to practice on. (Inexpensive flea market saws make nice practice saws.)

Class fee: $100.00

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