Rockler will be rockin’ Oct. woodworking

'Make and Take' classes designed for woodworkers of all skill levels.
a group of people sitting at a table

Who wants to make a cheese board or a simple wood sign?

Rockler Woodworking and Hardware will be offering hands-on Make and Take classes at its 38 store locations across 21 states throughout October.

The classes, the company noted, are perfect for woodworkers of all skill levels and are led by Rockler’s expert instructors who will provide instruction for participants to create special handmade pieces.

“No matter if it’s your first time or your hundredth time woodworking, Make and Take classes are a great way for people of all skill levels to try their hand with fun, creative projects,” said Scott Ekman, VP of marketing at the Medina, Minn.-based firm.

From building cheese boards and rustic welcome signs to knife making and wood turning basics, the goal is to empower beginners and hobbyists alike to take projects into their own hands, the company said.

“Our Make and Take events have been a great success over the years and they serve as a great way to introduce woodworking to new audiences,” said Joe Kester, VP of retail.

Each class will last approximately three hours and will focus on a single project or subject. The enrollment fee for each class starts at $50, including tools, supplies and safety gear. Classes are limited to those who are 18 and older.

“No experience is necessary to be able to go home with both a completed project and newfound skills, both of which you can use well into the future,” added Ekman.

Registration and additional details on local classes are available at

Family run Rockler Woodworking and Hardware is celebrating its 67th anniversary as a national supplier of specialty hardware, tools, lumber and other woodworking products, it related.