EXPERIENCE. CREATE. LEARN.
Our classes give you a truly pro-grade experience AND you leave with your own hand-made product and a whole new set of skills!
ABOUT OUR CLASSES
Led by Master Craftsman,
Kurt Ballash, this class uses the creation of the cutting board to teach students the fundamentals of woodworking. Enjoy hands-on work with the jointer, planer, table saw, router table, and orbital sander! This class gives you a truly pro-grade experience AND you leave with your own hand-made cutting board and a whole new set of skills!
Led by Master Leatherworker,
Steven Chadduck this interactive, hands-on will have you making items out of leather in no time. Participants will learn the basics of leather work, to include, cutting, stitching, stamping and dyeing while they make their very own useful leather articles.
MEET OUR INSTRUCTORS
Kurt has found purpose in woodworking and has a passion for teaching his trade to others. He is the owner of Ballash Woodworks and co-founder of The Artisans Outreach. After serving in the U.S. Army he returned to the family trade to find a peace in creation that helped in recover from the effects of war.
Steve started leatherworking after his time in the U.S. Army came to a close. He is the owner of Spartan Customs a custom leatherworking business located in Fayetteville, NC. He continues to serve our military community through workshops that help his connect with and mentor others through the creative process.