Sat Sep 21, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EDT)

Colonial Homestead Artisans Guild, 181 W. Jackson Street, PO Box 169, Millersburg, OH, USA

Learn how, when, and why to use scrub, jack, and fore planes to flatten and dimension wood by hand.

Sat Sep 28, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM (EDT)

Colonial Homestead Artisans Guild, 181 W. Jackson Street, PO Box 169, Millersburg, OH, USA

In this one day class taught by Leonard Kille, students will learn basic engraving skills including layout, chasing technique, and sharpening.

Sat Oct 5, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (EDT)

Colonial Homestead Artisans Guild, 181 W. Jackson Street, PO Box 169, Millersburg, OH, USA

In this one day workshop with Bill Hoover, participants will be able to work hands-on with rifling machines while learning the history, setup, and use of period gunsmithing equipment.

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

Colonial Homestead Artisans Guild, 181 W. Jackson Street, PO Box 169, 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 19, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EDT)

Colonial Homestead Artisans Guild, 181 W. Jackson Street, PO Box 169, Millersburg, OH, USA

In this one day class, Charles Murray, walks students through the process of laying out, cutting, and assembling of through, half blind and tapered dovetails by hand. Dovetails are commonly a measure of quality construction, and hand cut dovetails usually stand out above machine dovetails in aesthetics.While the steps involved are basic (squaring stock, layout, sawing, chopping), the woodworker needs to understand the anatomy of the joint in order to coordinate each operation with the next. Charles can help you diagnose problems before they turn into bad habits, helping you lay a strong foundation for learning and improving your dovetails.

Sat Oct 26, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM (EDT)

Colonial Homestead Artisans Guild, 181 W. Jackson Street, PO Box 169, 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 16, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EST)

Colonial Homestead Artisans Guild, 181 W. Jackson Street, PO Box 169, 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.

Mon Nov 18, 9:00 AM - Sat Nov 23, 4:00 PM (EST)

Colonial Homestead Artisans Guild, 181 W. Jackson Street, PO Box 169, Millersburg, OH, USA

In this six day class, instructor Dan Fruth will teach you how to build a period longrifle using a kit from purchased from Jim Kibler.

Sat Dec 7, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (EST)

Colonial Homestead Artisans Guild, 181 W. Jackson Street, PO Box 169, Millersburg, OH, USA

In this one day class, Bill Hoover will teach students basic hand stitching skills while making a beaver tail shooting pouch.

Sat Dec 7, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM (EST)

Colonial Homestead Artisans Guild, 181 W. Jackson Street, PO Box 169, Millersburg, OH, USA

In this one day class, Leonard Kille will teach students basic gun stock carving skills including layout proportion and appropriateness for various styles and technique.

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

Colonial Homestead Artisans Guild, 181 W. Jackson Street, PO Box 169, 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 Jan 4, 2020, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM (EST)

Colonial Homestead Artisans Guild, 181 W. Jackson Street, PO Box 169, Millersburg, OH, USA

In this one day class taught by Leonard Kille, students will learn basic engraving skills including layout, chasing technique, and sharpening.