Sat Mar 14, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (EDT)

The Artisans Guild, 6515 State Route 241, Millersburg, OH, USA

This is our most introductory class to hand tool woodworking. You will learn how to evaluate, sharpen, and use a core set of hand tools in addition to recognizing what to avoid when looking at flea market finds.

Sat Mar 21, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM (EDT)

The Artisans Guild, 6515 State Route 241, Millersburg, OH, USA

In this one day class taught by Leonard Kille, students will develop a sense of proportion and learn proper layout using the Golden Mean.

Sat Mar 28, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT)

The Artisans Guild, 6515 State Route 241, Millersburg, OH, USA

Handskill Open Houses at The Artisans Guild let visitors try new skills without the expense of purchasing tools or committing to an all-day class. Stop in anytime during the day and watch the lead artisan practice their craft while you learn the basics, learn how to get started, and even try a new skill yourself.

Sat Apr 4, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT)

The Artisans Guild, 6515 State Route 241, Millersburg, OH, USA

Explore timber framing hands-on during our Timber Framing Open House. Caleb Miller of JCM Timberworks will be set up indoors with tools and examples of timber frame work. This is a great opportunity to stop by at any time and learn more about timberframing. Ask Caleb questions, handle the tools and see how basic joints go together.

Fri Apr 17, 9:00 AM - Sat Apr 18, 4:00 PM (EDT)

The Artisans Guild, 6515 State Route 241, Millersburg, OH, USA

Put your handtools to work in this two day class building a plainly elegant Shaker-inspired side table. You’ll flex your core handskill knowledge while learning new skills as you layout, saw, plane, and chop.

Sat May 9, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (EDT)

The Artisans Guild, 6515 State Route 241, Millersburg, OH, USA

This is our most introductory class to hand tool woodworking. You will learn how to evaluate, sharpen, and use a core set of hand tools in addition to recognizing what to avoid when looking at flea market finds.

Sat May 16, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EDT)

The Artisans Guild, 6515 State Route 241, Millersburg, OH, USA

In this one day class taught by Leonard Kille, students will learn basic gun stock carving and engraving techniques. Carving topics will include layout, proportion, and appropriateness for various styles and technique whereas engraving topics will include layout, chasing techniques, and sharpening.

Sat May 23, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EDT)

The Artisans Guild, 6515 State Route 241, Millersburg, OH, USA

Learn how to tune up quality metal handplanes (both new and vintage). Whether it’s a new plane, or a vintage Stanley or Record from a flea market, it will likely need some tuning in order to cut wood well. This class will walk you through disassembly, cleaning, and properly adjusting metal-bodied handplanes.

Sat Jun 13, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT)

The Artisans Guild, 6515 State Route 241, Millersburg, OH, USA

In this introductory spoon carving class, Pennsylvania wood carver Dick Hetrick will show students the key skills in spoon carving. Dick has mentored under the noted David Fisher and exhibited at the Early American Artisans Fair in 2019.

Sat Jun 20, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EDT)

The Artisans Guild, 6515 State Route 241, Millersburg, OH, USA

This one day class taught by Colonial Homestead’s Dan Raber will equip students with the knowledge and confidence to cut the most essential joints in handtool woodworking. While we won’t dive into all variations of these joints, for the growing handtool woodworker, this class will empower you use the most common joinery for building carcasses, drawers, shelves, tables, and more. This is an ideal skills-building class following a beginner class or for those already comfortable with planing, sawing, and sharpening.

Sat Jun 27, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM (EDT)

The Artisans Guild, 6515 State Route 241, Millersburg, OH, USA

In this one day class taught by Leonard Kille, students will develop a sense of proportion and learn proper layout using the Golden Mean.

Sat Jul 11, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (EDT)

The Artisans Guild, 6515 State Route 241, Millersburg, OH, USA

This is our most introductory class to hand tool woodworking. You will learn how to evaluate, sharpen, and use a core set of hand tools in addition to recognizing what to avoid when looking at flea market finds.

Sat Aug 1, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EDT)

The Artisans Guild, 6515 State Route 241, Millersburg, OH, USA

This one day class taught by Colonial Homestead’s Dan Raber will equip students with the knowledge and confidence to cut the most essential joints in handtool woodworking. While we won’t dive into all variations of these joints, for the growing handtool woodworker, this class will empower you use the most common joinery for building carcasses, drawers, shelves, tables, and more. This is an ideal skills-building class following a beginner class or for those already comfortable with planing, sawing, and sharpening.

Sat Aug 8, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EDT)

The Artisans Guild, 6515 State Route 241, Millersburg, OH, USA

In this one day class taught by Leonard Kille, students will learn basic gun stock carving and engraving techniques. Carving topics will include layout, proportion, and appropriateness for various styles and technique whereas engraving topics will include layout, chasing techniques, and sharpening.

Sat Aug 22, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EDT)

The Artisans Guild, 6515 State Route 241, Millersburg, OH, USA

Learn how to tune up quality metal handplanes (both new and vintage). Whether it’s a new plane, or a vintage Stanley or Record from a flea market, it will likely need some tuning in order to cut wood well. This class will walk you through disassembly, cleaning, and properly adjusting metal-bodied handplanes.

Sat Sep 12, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (EDT)

The Artisans Guild, 6515 State Route 241, Millersburg, OH, USA

This is our most introductory class to hand tool woodworking. You will learn how to evaluate, sharpen, and use a core set of hand tools in addition to recognizing what to avoid when looking at flea market finds.

Sat Oct 10, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT)

The Artisans Guild, 6515 State Route 241, Millersburg, OH, USA

In this introductory spoon carving class, Pennsylvania wood carver Dick Hetrick will show students the key skills in spoon carving. Dick has mentored under the noted David Fisher and exhibited at the Early American Artisans Fair in 2019.

Sat Oct 17, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM (EDT)

The Artisans Guild, 6515 State Route 241, Millersburg, OH, USA

In this one day class taught by Leonard Kille, students will develop a sense of proportion and learn proper layout using the Golden Mean.

Sat Nov 14, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (EST)

The Artisans Guild, 6515 State Route 241, Millersburg, OH, USA

This is our most introductory class to hand tool woodworking. You will learn how to evaluate, sharpen, and use a core set of hand tools in addition to recognizing what to avoid when looking at flea market finds.