Course List


REGISTRATION STARTS March 18th at 10:00 am
Classes run April 23rd – June 25, 2019

It is easy to sign up for a class! We need your name, contact info, and a payment.
We will take payment over the phone with visa or master card.
Pay in person with debit or cash.
**A payment must be taken to secure your spot in the class.**

***Note: HST is NOT included in the listed course fees. Please included 15% HST with each registration***

Call us! (always the best way to sign up)

Call Alexis, our Studio Coordinator, at 902-492-2524. Please note the first day of registration is BUSY. If you do not get through right away LEAVE ONE MESSAGE with your name, number, and the class you wish to register for and Alexis will get back to you in the order we receive the messages. (Messages made before March 18th at 10:00am will be disregarded.)

Class registrations are first come first booked.

Or register in person! Come see us at 1061 (Mary E Black Gallery) or 1096 (The Studios) Marginal Rd.

Date / Time Title Description Costs Type Instructor(s)
Apr 25, 2019
Thursdays, 6:00 - 10:00
32 hours/ 8 weeks

Class size: 5 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Apr 18, 2019
01. Shaker Console Table

A great project for experienced or beginner alike! Students will learn about milling, joinery, furniture design and finishing while creating a hall table from solid wood. The table is 12”X40”

$485 + materials fee $110 payable to the instructor before class (e-transfer)

Wood Veronica Post
Apr 27, 2019
Saturday & Sunday, 12:30 - 5:30
10 hours/2 day

Class size: 5 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Apr 23, 2019
02. Women in Woodworking: Picture Frame

In this class you will learn jointing, planing, ripping, routering, and inlay and how to make a mitre jig, all while making a beautiful 8.5x11" hardwood picture frame.

$160 + materials fee $45 payable to the instructor before class (e-transfer)

Wood Veronica Post
May 25, 2019
Saturday, 12:30 - 5:30
5 hours/1 days

Class size: 5 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: May 21, 2019
03. Hand-cut Joinery

This class will teach you how to make two useful woodworking joints; the dovetail and the mortise and tenon, using hand tools and softwood.

$80 + materials fee $20 payable to the instructor before class (e-transfer)

Wood Veronica Post
May 26, 2019
Sunday, 12:30 - 5:30
(5 hours/ 1 day)

Class size: 5 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: May 21, 2019
04. Wood Turning: Rolling pin

Learn basic spindle turning techniques while making a maple rolling pin. Two possible styles, with or without handles!

$80 + materials fee $35 payable to the instructor before class (e-transfer)

Wood Veronica Post
May 04, 2019
Saturday & Sunday, 12:30 - 5:30
10 hours/2 days

Class size: 5 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Apr 29, 2019
05. End-Grain Cutting Board

A perennial favorite!! Learn to joint, plane, rip, crosscut, laminate and sand a beautiful hardwood end-grain cutting board. Food-safe finish is provided as well as a recipe for making your own.

$155 + materials fee $85 payable to the instructor before class (e-transfer)

Wood Veronica Post
Jun 08, 2019
Saturdays, 12:30 - 5:30
10 hours/2 weeks

Class size: 5 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Jun 03, 2019
06. Round Ottoman

The Ottoman; possibly the world’s best accent piece! This class will be a fun and funky romp through basic woodworking and upholstery techniques.

$160 + material fee $100 payable to the instructor before class (e-transfer)

Wood Veronica Post
Jun 16, 2019
Sunday, 1:00-6:00
5 hours/ 1 day

Class size: 5 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Jun 10, 2019
07. Sharpening Technique

Your woodworking can only be as good as your sharpening skills. Learn the fine points of sharpening your chisels with a grinder, water-stone, lapping film and various sharpening aids.

$80 + material fee $15 payable to the instructor before class (e-transfer)

Wood Veronica Post
May 07, 2019
Tuesdays, 6:30 - 9:30
18 hours/6 weeks

Class size: 5 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Apr 30, 2019
08. Coffee Table

Building a standard size coffee table from solid walnut, students will get a taste of all key components of the wood shop including: jointer, planer, band saw, table saw, routers, trimmers, sanding

$280 + materials fee $165 payable to the instructor before class (e-transfer)

Wood
Apr 23, 2019
Tuesdays, 6:30 - 9:30
24 hours/8 weeks

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Apr 16, 2019
09. Intro Ceramics

Learn the basic techniques of working with clay from wheel thrown to hand building.  This 8-week course will allow students to develop a style of work and experiment with various surface textures a

$300 (clay included) + students bring own tool kit $15 at art stores

Ceramics Kaas Ghanie BFA
Apr 24, 2019
Wednesdays, 6:30 - 9:30
24 hours / 8 weeks

Class size 6 (Prerequisite Intro Ceramics)
Registration Closes: Apr 17, 2019
10. One-on-One

A self-guided intermediate class that will help students gain the confidence to create designs of their own.

$300 (clay included) + students bring own tool kit $15 at art stores

Ceramics
Apr 25, 2019
Thursdays, 6:30 - 9:30
24 hours/ 8 weeks, NO CLASS May 23

Class size: 6 (Prerequisite Intro Ceramics)
Registration Closes: Apr 18, 2019
11. Throwing: Basics and Beyond

This class is for students to learn to expand their knowledge and learn new techniques of throwing on the potter’s wheel and hand building.

$300 (clay included) + students bring own tool kit $15 at art stores

Ceramics Toni Losey BFA
Apr 28, 2019
Sundays, 1:00 - 4:00
12 hours, 4 weeks NO CLASS May 19

Class size: 6 (some experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Apr 24, 2019
12. Potters with Experience

This course is for students with previous potter's wheel and glazing experience.

$150 (clay included) + students bring own tool kit $15 at art stores

Ceramics Suzi Cameron BFA, BA
Apr 26, 2019
Fridays, 6:30-9:30
9 hours/3 weeks

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Apr 18, 2019
13. Friday Fun Night Session 1: Cups and Mugs

This series of small ceramic handbuilding projects gives students an intro to building, decorating and glazing a variety of functional wares. Sign up with a friend and make it a date!

$115 (per session, clay included)

Ceramics Kate Grey BFA
May 17, 2019
Fridays, 6:30-9:30
9 hours/3 weeks

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: May 10, 2019
13. Friday Fun Night Session 2: Bowls

This series of small ceramic handbuilding projects gives students an intro to building, decorating and glazing a variety of functional wares. Sign up with a friend and make it a date!

$115 (per session, clay included)

Ceramics Kate Grey BFA
Jun 07, 2019
Fridays, 6:30-9:30
9 hours/3 weeks

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: May 31, 2019
13. Friday Fun Night Session 3: Planters & Vases

This series of small ceramic hand-building projects gives students an intro to building, decorating and glazing a variety of functional wares. Sign up with a friend and make it a date!

$115 (per session, clay included)

Ceramics Kate Grey BFA
Apr 28, 2019
Sundays, 10:00 - 12:00
(12 hours/ 6 weeks) NO CLASS May 19

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Apr 24, 2019
14. Intro Ceramics for Kids! (10-15)

Students will learn the fundamentals of ceramics and make fun projects to take home by learning basic techniques of hand building and throwing on the pottery wheel.

$150 (clay included)

Youth Kate Grey BFA
Apr 24, 2019
Wednesdays, 6:30 - 9:30
27 hours/9 weeks

Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: Apr 17, 2019
15. Introduction to Jewellery

Learn the basics of jewellery design and fabrication techniques!

$325 + materials fee approx. $90 payable to instructor on first day of class

Metal Violeta Izquierdo BFA
Apr 25, 2019
Thursdays, 6:30 - 9:30
24 hours/8 weeks

Class size: 6 (prerequisite Intro to jewellery)
Registration Closes: Apr 18, 2019
16. Jewellery II

This class is for those who have some experience and the passion to pursue jewellery making in more depth.

$285 + materials fee $55 payable to the instructor before class (e-transfer)

Metal Emily Blair Wareham, BFA, MFA
May 21, 2019
Tuesdays, 6:30-9:30
18 hours/6 weeks

Class size: 6 (Prerequisite Intro Jewellery)
Registration Closes: May 14, 2019
17. Intro to Enameling

In this course, students will learn the basics of enameling.

$260 + materials fee approx. $60 payable to instructor on first day of class

Metal Athanasia Vayianou BFA
Jun 02, 2019
Sundays, 6:30-9:30
6 hours /2 days

Class size: 3 Couples (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes: May 27, 2019
18. Create Your Own Wedding Bands

This course is designed for any couple who wishes to fabricate their own wedding bands or couple rings.

$145 for 2 people + materials fee approx. $100 per couple payable to instructor on first day of class, for silver rings (couples can purchase the materials for gold bands for an extra cost)

Metal Emily Blair Wareham, BFA, MFA

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