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.


Painted Farmhouse Tray Virtual Workshop

Assemble and paint your own farmhouse tray! Students will need a screwdriver. The Zoom class will be on Wed, June 24 at 6pm to learn the techniques.

  • Ages: 12-adult
  • Instructor: Isabelle Arduini
  • Tuition: $40
  • Kit Pickup: Thu, June 18-Tue, June 23

Please register by Mon, June 15.




Painted Wall Art Virtual Workshop

Paint your own wooden mosaic wall art! Students will have a Zoom class on Wed, June 17 at 6pm to learn the techniques.

  • Ages: 12-adult
  • Instructor: Isabelle Arduini
  • Tuition: $40 (all supplies included)
  • Kit Pickup: Thu, June 11-Tue, June 16

Please register by Mon, June 8.




Wooden Dreamcatcher Kit

Assemble and create your own wooden dreamcatcher!

  • Ages: 9-14
  • Instructor: Isabelle Arduini -Tuition: $35
  • Kit Pickup: On or after Thu, June 25