Cancellations: For a refund, the Crafts Center staff must be notified of a cancellation at least 7 days before the class or workshop begins; $10 is non-refundable. If the class or workshop is cancelled by the Crafts Center, you will receive a full refund.
Absences: To receive the best experience and get the most out of your class, attendance at all classes is important as there are no provisions for make-up sessions for missed classes.
Instructor: Kirk Adam
For NC State students only. Would you like to learn to play the guitar? For both electric and acoustic, students in this introductory class will build the basic foundation of chords and rhythm needed to play their favorite songs. No prior knowledge of music is required! (The Crafts Center has three electric guitars for use during class by the first three students registered who do not have their own instrument.)
Thursday afternoons for 5 weeks, 5:00 - 6:00 pm,
beginning June 27 (skip July 4)
(This class is now FULL. Call us to be added to the waitlist - don't send any payment)
For NC State students only - no experience needed. Intensely hands-on! Make a custom-sized longboard skateboard you can ride and
enjoy for years. Students will learn to laminate plys of Baltic birch into the necessary complex curves. The form will then be cut with the band saw, drilled, routed and sanded to final shape. By the end of the
three classes, you will have a finished longboard deck that is ready for wheels.
Thursday afternoons for 3 weeks, 4:00 - 7:00 pm, beginning June 13
Prerequisite: Willing to learn a little woodworking while you make your deck
Class fee (includes a studio pass for the semester)
Instructors: Evan Lightner and Jennifer Siegel
This special workshop, for NC State students only, offers hands-on experience in both the woodshop and the clay studio. Participants will work in the Woodshop to mill and dimension walnut and poplar planks to then glue and form them into a perfect two-toned chess board. In the Clay Studio is where you will extrude and handbuild raw clay to create masterpieces ready to take the field! Start sketching those chess piece ideas because pretty soon it'll be game on!
Monday evenings for 4 weeks, 4:00 - 7:00 pm, beginning June 3
Instructor: Sam Patterson (an NC State student)
A Bike Repair Facility in Support of the Wolf Wheels Program!
For NC State students only. Say goodbye to expensive bike repairs and learn to properly maintain your own bike. Now a two-session crash course, participating NC State students will receive access to our repair facility for their entire college career! Whether you are a competitive racer or just a casual rider, this class will provide you with the necessary skills to replace/repair flats, lubricate drive-trains, tune brakes and derailleurs, true wheels, and much more. Students are encouraged to bring their own bikes to learn on. For more about WolfWheels, visit www.ncsu.edu/wolfwheels.
Monday evenings for 2 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, beginning June 10
For NC State students only. Break your hot hump-day routine with a little craft and refreshment! Don’t have time to commit to a full-length crafts class? Come join us for an afternoon of fun and learning! Register for one or all of the sessions.
$5 per session, refreshments and all supplies included
(does not include studio access for the semester)
Session A: Clay – Go loco with a refreshing Loco Pop while experiencing the gratification of making a handbuilt mug out of clay.
Wednesday afternoon, 4:00 - 7:00 pm, June 12
Session B: Woodturning – Enjoy a bowl of Howling Cow ice cream before you use the lathe to spin a piece of wood into your own bowl, ready for another scoop. (This session is now FULL. Call us to be added to the waitlist - don't send any payment)
Wednesday afternoon, 4:00 - 7:00 pm, June 19
Session C: Jewelry – Cool down with a Howling Cow Root Beer Float as you chill out while making a wire & bead bracelet.
Wednesday afternoon 4:00 - 7:00 pm, July 10
CRAFTS CENTER INFORMATION: 919.515.2457