Woodshop, Metals & Workshops

Woodshop and Blacksmithing workshops are great ways to try out a specific piece of equipment.  These workshops are 2-week classes that teach students a new skill.  Learn to reupholster your furniture in this one-day workshop.  No experience is necessary. Classes take a limited number of students so register early!

CUTTING BOARD WORKSHOP 

Ages 15 and over

Wednesdays, 5:45-8:45 p.m.  

$70 non-member / $63 member


Learn to make your own cutting/chopping board.  Design your cutting board, then cut out different colors of wood to create your own unique pattern. No experience necessary. All supplies are included. Workshops fill quickly so register early.


Having trouble registering online?  Call Lisa Zupon - (513) 728-4266. Lisa can register you over the phone.

Cutting Board 
Sessions
Session Date Day and Time Non-member / 
Member
Register
Session 5: 9/30 - 10/7/2021 THUR 5:45 - 8:45 PM $75 / $67.50 Register Here

WOODEN KITCHEN ITEMS

Ages 15and over

Wednesdays, 5:45-8:45 p.m.  

$70 non-member / $63 member


Join us for 2 nights of kitchen creations. Students will be making various kitchen items.  On the first night you will make a salt box and the second night you will make wooden kitchen utensils.  The utensils will be items such as wooden spoons and spatulas.

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Kitchen Items Session Date Day and Time Non-member /
Member
Register
Session 4: Aug 5 - 12 THUR 5:45 - 8:45 PM $75 / $67.50 Register Here
Session 6: Dec 2 - 9 THUR 5:45 - 8:45 PM $75 / $67.50 Register Here

TOMAHAWK HATCHET WORKSHOP 

Ages 18 and older, Tuesday, 5:45 -8:45 p.m. (3 hr)

$100 for non-members per 2-week session
$90 for members per 2-week session

Want to try Blacksmithing without committing to a 4-week class. Try this 2-week workshop where you'll forge a tomahawk hatchet by forging and pounding a metal railroad tie into an ax blade. Finish by making and attaching a wooden handle.

No experience necessary.  All supplies and use of equipment included.  Maximum of 6 students so sign up early!

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Tomahawk Hatchet
Sessions
Session Dates Day & Time Non-Member /
MemberNon-Member /
Member
Register
Session 4: 8/3 - 8/10/2021 TUE 5:45 - 8:45 PM $120 / $108 Register Here
Session 5: 9/28 - 10/5/2021 TUE 5:45 - 8:45 PM $120 / $108 Register Here
Session 6: 11/30 - 12/7/2021 TUE 5:45 - 8:45 PM $120 / $108 Register Here

BLACKSMITH BOTTLE OPENER WORKSHOP

Ages 18 and older, Mondays

5:30 – 7:00 p.m. & 7:15 - 8:45 p.m. (2 weeks) 

$40 for non-members
$36 for members 

In this 1.5 hour class, participants forge a bottle opener by heating metal in the forge and shaping it on the anvil. Two different workshops are offered on the same night.  Register for either 5:30 - 7:00 pm or 7:15 - 8:45 pm. Maximum 4 students per workshop.

bottle opener
Blacksmith Bottle Opener
Workshops
Date Day / Time Non-Member /
Member Fee
Register
Session 4:
1st Class
Aug 9, 2021 MON / 5:30 - 7:00 pm $40 / $36 Register Here
Session 4:
2nd Class
Aug 9, 2021 MON 7:15 - 8:45 pm $40 / $36 Register Here
Session 5:
1st Class
Oct 4, 2021 MON / 5:30 - 7:00 pm $40 / $36 Register Here
Session 5:
2nd Class
Oct 4, 2021 MON 7:15 - 8:45 pm $40 / $36 Register Here
Session 6:
1st Class
Nov 29, 2021 MON / 5:30 - 7:00 pm $40 / $36 Register Here
Session 4:
2nd Class
Nov 29, 2021 MON 7:15 - 8:45 pm $40 / $36 Register Here

LEATHER KNIFE/HATCHET CASE WORKSHOP

Ages 18 and older, Saturdays and Tuesdays

$60 for non-members
$54 for members 

Make a case for your knife or tomahawk hatchet you made in one of our Blacksmithing classes or another knife you want a case for.  Cut the leather to fit and stamp creative designs on it and dye the leather.  All supplies included. Bring your knife or hatchet with you to class. 


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Leather Case 
Workshop Date
Time Non-Member /
Member Fee
Register
Sat, Aug 21 & 28, 2021 10 am - 12 pm $60 / $54 Register Here
Tue, Oct 12 & 19, 2021 6:30 - 8:30 pm $60 / $54 Register Here
Sat, Dec 4 & 11, 2021 10 am - 12 pm $60 / $54 Register Here

Instructor:  Joshua Fisher

Joshua is a trained carpenter and a seasoned woodshop instructor, having taught woodworking for over 10 years.  He has taught numerous Woodworking classes for Tri-county Woodcraft in Springdale and currently teaches private lessons in his home studio.  Joshua also teaches Blacksmithing once a month to veterans in the Wounded Warrior program.  He takes great pride in helping the veterans learn new and useful skills.

Joshua brings his vast experience to ArtsConnect where he teaches Woodworking and Blacksmithing classes for adults.

Josh Fisher headshot

Class Cancellations & Weather Closings

A minimum of four students must be enrolled for the session prior to the stated deadline for the class to take place (maximum 12 students). The Springfield Township Senior and Community Arts Center follows Finneytown School District inclement weather closings. To verify closings, call 513-522-1154. 


Due to costs incurred in planning for art classes, full refunds will only be issued when the Arts Council cancels the class. Class cancellations made within 10 business days of the class start date are eligible for a refund, minus a $5 administration fee per student. Refunds will be made by check, not to a credit card. To notify us of a cancellation, please send an email to artsinfo@springfieldtwp.org. 


Checks are payable to ArtsConnect and can be mailed to 9150 Winton Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45231

For more information, call 522-1410


Contact Us


ArtsConnect™


(513) 522-2108

Springfield Township 
Community Arts Center
9158 Winton Road
Building A
Cincinnati, Ohio 
45231

Kimberlee Flamm
Executive Director
kflamm@springfieldtwp.org  
(513)728-4262

Lisa Zupon
Education Director
lzupon@springfieldtwp.org
(513)728-4266