Woodworking

Opened in 2016, Woodlawn Arts Academy’s offsite community Woodshop offers woodworking classes and Open Shop work times for ages 14 and up. The Woodshop features professional woodworking equipment and skilled staff to answer questions and assist. We also offer private woodworking lessons; click here for more information.

For more information on the Community Open Woodshop, click the button below.

The Woodshop is at 1801 Plant Road, Suite 5, in Sterling. Plant Road is the drive just west of Self Help Enterprises on West LeFevre Road, near the intersection of Lynn Boulevard. The Woodshop is in the same building as the Sauk Valley Food Bank.


Large Ladder Shelf

  • Ages: 14-Adult
  • Time & Date: 6-8pm Mon-Wed, 8/10/20-8/12/20
  • Instructor: Isabelle Arduini
  • Location: Woodlawn Woodshop, 1801 Plant Rd.,
  • Tuition: $150



Photo Blocks

  • Ages: 14-Adult
  • Time & Dates: 5-6:30pm Tue, 8/25/20 & Thu, 8/27/20
  • Instructor: Isabelle Arduini
  • Location: Woodlawn Woodshop, 1801 Plant Rd., Ste. 5, Sterling
  • Tuition: $70



Wooden Dreamcatcher Kit

Assemble and create your own wooden dreamcatcher!

  • Ages: 9-14
  • Instructor: Isabelle Arduini -Tuition: $35 (Now available at half price while supplies last!)

  • Kit Pickup: On or after Thu, June 25