Frequently Asked Questions
For classes that occur at my shop, online purchase is provided as an optional convenience for students who would prefer to use an online payment gateway. Offline payments for traditional in-person classes are gladly accepted via cash or check on the day of your class.
For classes scheduled to take place at another location, please consult the school or venue's registration and payment requirements as they typically handle the registration and payment.
For classes that take place at my personal shop, it is not necessary for you to bring your tools. I will have all of the tools required for your class. However, you may choose to bring some or all of your own tools so that you can become more familiar with them as this will be beneficial after the class when you are back in your own shop.
For classes that take place at another location, most schools will typically have some hand tools for all of the students, however, many times, the number of hand tools will be limited. Therefore, I do recommend that you bring your own tools if you have them to avoid having to wait for a tool to be available from another student. This is especially important for specialized tools like joinery planes.
For classes that take place at my personal shop, we try to provide lunch. This typically consists of sandwiches, salads, chips, soft drinks, coffee, etc. If you prefer, you are certainly welcome to bring your own lunch. A full kitchen (no microwave) is available if something needs to be heated or refrigerated. If you have special dietary restrictions, please let us know at least a week ahead of time, or plan to bring your own lunch.
For classes that take place at other locations, in most cases, lunch is not provided. However, please consult the school or venue's web site to confirm.
If you need to cancel a class that is scheduled to take place at my personal shop, please try to let me know at least 2 weeks in advance. In most cases, with sufficient notice, a full refund, including materials fees can be provided. If the cancellation is less than two weeks from the scheduled class date, materials fees may not be refundable.
For classes scheduled to take place at other locations, please consult the school or venue for their cancellation policy as registration is typically handled by them.