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.

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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.


Santa’s Workshop

  • Ages: 6 & Up (children ages 10 & under should attend with an adult)
  • Time & Date: 10am-Noon Sat, 12/12/20
  • Register By: Monday, 11/30/20
  • Location: Woodshop, 1801 Plant Drive, Suite 5, Sterling
  • Tuition: $5/creature



Thanksgiving Door Tags

  • Ages: 14-Adult
  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Time & Date: 6-8pm Wed, 11/11/20
  • Location: Woodshop, 1801 Plant Drive, Suite 5, Sterling
  • Instructor: Isabelle Arduini
  • Tuition: $68



Three-Hook Wall Hanger

  • Ages: 14-Adult
  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Time & Date: 6-8pm Tue & Thu, 12/8/20 & 12/10/20
  • Location: Woodshop, 1801 Plant Drive, Suite 5, Sterling
  • Instructor: Isabelle Arduini
  • Tuition: $80



Wooden Welcome Door Tags

  • Ages: 14-Adult
  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Time & Date: 6-8pm Wed, 1/20/21
  • Location: Woodshop, 1801 Plant Drive, Suite 5, Sterling
  • Instructor: Isabelle Arduini
  • Tuition: $45