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.


Kids’ Night at the Woodshop

  • Ages: 6-12
  • Time & Date: 6-7pm Thu, 3/12/20
  • Instructor: Isabelle Arduini
  • Location: Woodlawn Woodshop
  • Tuition: $20



Lanterns Set

  • Ages: 14-Adult
  • Time & Date: 6-8 pm, Tue & Thu, 10/22/19 & 10/24/19
  • Location: Woodlawn Woodshop
  • Instructor: Isabelle Arduini
  • Tuition: $70



Noodle Board

  • Ages: 14-Adult
  • Time & Date: 1-3pm Sun, 11/17/19
  • Location: Woodlawn Woodshop
  • Instructor: Isabelle Arduini
  • Tuition: $60



Pub Mirror

  • Ages: 14-Adult
  • Time & Date: 6-8pm Tue & Thu, 2/4/20 & 2/6/20
  • Location: Woodlawn Woodshop
  • Instructor: Isabelle Arduini
  • Tuition: $125



Rustic Hanging Boxes Set

  • Ages: 14-Adult
  • Time & Date: 6-8pm Wed, 12/18/19
  • Location: Woodlawn Woodshop
  • Instructor: Isabelle Arduini
  • Tuition: $55