John Wilson and Eric Pintar, LCC
406 East Broadway Charlotte, Michigan 48813
517-543-5325 9am - 5pm EST, M-F

Welcome to The Home Shop Woodworking School

The Home Shop is located in Charlotte , Michigan , in the south central part of the state, one hour north of the Indiana line at Exit 57 of I-69.  Over the past twenty years individuals who make Shaker oval boxes have come to know us as the suppliers to that trade.  In fact, the business of the shop and the teaching workshops have been instrumental in the revival of that traditional craft enjoyed by so many today.  You will see from the schedule that teaching oval box making continues to be important.  However, we offer a wide range of woodworking courses that will be of interest to you.

            For twenty-three years John Wilson taught woodworking at Lansing Community College .  That experience provides a broad base of skills reflected in the course offerings coordinated here at The Home Shop.  We have developed a strong regional presence among woodworkers who have come to know the great projects, good value, and convenient times of our courses.  


You will find our classes:

  • Hands-on experience with a project that teaches skills you can use in your work, as well as enjoy for its own sake in class. 

  • Feature knowledgeable instructors, effective presentations, and a working shop environment.  

  • Value priced at $90 for one day, and $90 for a day-and-a-half, which covers everything including all materials.

  • Focused in time and subject to one day or a day-and-a-half format in weekend dates that avoid conflict with regular business.  

  • Good motel accommodations in Charlotte as well as space to park your camper free on the grounds.   

In sum, The Home Shop provides practical hands-on experience that is transferable to your own shop at a price that makes participation both affordable and enjoyable.

            We hope you can join in.  

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