Fall and the smell of fresh-cut wood go hand in hand: that smell might mean splitting logs for burning in your house over the winter, starting a campfire, or, if you’re a wood craftsman, starting a new project.
Located on Overland, Woodcraft is your all-things-woodworking shop in Boise. Locally owned and operated, Woodcraft was established in 1928 and supplies all the woodworking books, tools, and supplies you may need for a fun fall project.
Amateur to highly skilled, all woodworking hobbyists in the Treasure Valley can find the supplies, advice, workshops, and community they are looking for at Woodcraft!
Tis the Season to Make Wood Crafts
Making your own gifts from scratch for the holidays is a great way to test your skills while also saving money. Woodcraft has plenty of kits, plans, and materials to get you started, whether you’re a beginner or expert.
As the days get shorter and more time is spent indoors, why not invest in a new hobby like woodworking or expand your skill set by getting crafty. Whether that means doing your own project, attending one of Woodcraft’s free live demos, or signing up for one of their many monthly classes.
Check out the schedule of upcoming events at Woodcraft in Boise here,
Women in Woodworking this Fall
Woodworking is for everyone and Woodcraft wants to make sure that all feel welcome when it comes to making wood crafts. Woodcraft has a number of women’s woodworking classes to instill confidence while women learn in a female-friendly space.
It might feel intimidating to walk into such a typically male-dominated space, but you’ll walk away with new skills and confidence to take on any project or class.
Here is the fall lineup of women’s woodworking classes:
- Women’s Wooden Spoon Making with John Mumford
- Tuesday, September 27th, 5–9 pm
- Tuesday, October 25th, 5–9 pm
- Women’s Epoxy Poured Charcuterie Board with Steve Merrill
- Part 1: Friday, October 14th, 6–9 pm
- Part 2: Friday, October 21st, 6–9 pm
- Women’s Introduction to Woodworking with Brian Bass
- Friday, November 11th, 6–9 pm
Beginner to Expert Level Classes at Woodcraft in Boise
This fall at Woodcraft, sign up for one of many classes held each month on various subjects.
In September, you can learn how to make a knife, to build an entry/hall table, and to make wooden spoons or your own cutting board. This October, take an introduction to wood finishing, lathe tool sharpening, or wood staining. Come November, you can learn to build an arts and crafts table or how to set up a band saw.
There are between 15–20 classes each month, so brush up on a skill or learn a completely new one at Woodwork. Woodcraft also has free demos twice a month where crafters and employees at Woodcraft show you in-person how to complete a new wood project.
Find your perfect class here,
Stay up to date with all of Woodcraft’s sales, upcoming classes, events, and more free demo dates at these channels. You won’t believe how fun and enjoyable starting woodworking as a hobby can be!