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.


American Flag

  • Age: 14-Adult
  • Skill Level: All
  • Instructor: Mary McGrail
  • Time & Date: 5:30-7pm Mon, 4/8/19-4/15/19
  • Location: Woodlawn Woodshop
  • Tuition: $95



Bandsaw Box

  • Instructor: Tom Hall
  • Age: 14-Adult
  • Skill Level: All
  • Time & Date: 5:30-7:30pm Tue, 12/4/18-12/11/18
  • Location: Woodlawn Woodshop
  • Tuition: $50



Basic Cabinet

  • Ages: 14-Adult
  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Instructor: Tom Hall
  • Time & Date: 5:30-8:30pm Mon/Wed, 8/20/18 & 8/22/18
  • Location: Woodshop
  • Tuition: $110



Basic Woodworking

  • Ages: 14-Adult
  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Equipment: Joiner, planer, table saw, miter saw, orbital sander, clamps
  • Class 3: 8:30am-Noon Sat, 5/12/18-5/19/18
  • Instructor: Tom Hall
  • Tuition: $70/class



Hall Tree

  • Age: 14-Adult
  • Skill Level: All
  • Instructor: Tom Hall
  • Time & Date: 5:30-8pm Thu, 10/11/18-10/25/18
  • Location: Woodlawn Woodshop
  • Tuition: $215