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  • Wood Shop

    Get Your Hands Dirty

    Bring us your projects.
    We've got tools and training
    to help get it done!

  • Art & Crafts

    Create Something New

Arts & Crafts

Our Arts and Crafts Center does more than just crafts! We offer a variety of programs and services including a do-it-yourself Wood Hobby Shop and Auto Hobby Shop, Custom Frame Shop with large-format canvas and photo-quality printing services, lamination services, pre-made frames and a do-it-yourself frame area.

Our Engraving and Awards Shop is stocked with a large inventory of recognition awards and gift items - perfect for all occasions.

Instructional classes cover a gamut of crafting tutorials from ceramics, home decorating, wreath-making, painting, drawing, sewing, quilting, Pinterest crafts, basket weaving, automotive and woodworking. New classes are always being added – check out the event calendar below to stay on top of what's next!


Arts & Crafts offers a variety of services:

Project Ideas

  • Laser & Standard Engraving
  • Custom Awards

  • Metal Plate Engraving
  • Name Plates

  • Ornaments

  • Tumbler Engraving

  • And Much More!


  • Cookies and Canvas

  • Sip & Paint

  • Mommy & Me Crafting

  • #TeensForYou TikTok-inspired Art

  • Wood-turning

  • CNC Classes

And check out our Auto Hobby Shop!

Show Off Your Art!

Imagine, Create & Win! It's that time of year again to show off your creative artistry! From March 1-31, the Air Force Art Contest is taking entries in a variety of age groups and skill levels! You could win prizes! Start creating now!

Wood Shop

McConnell's Wood Shop is a self-help facility. Safety, education, equipment and tools are provided so you have what you need to get your project done!

After safety qualifications have been met, you'll have access to a variety of equipment to meet your beginner, novice or expert-level woodworking needs: sanders, lathes, planers, routers, band saw, drills and much more. The shop has instructional classes for all levels of woodworking.

The shop also features a CNC Piranha for customer use which features interchangeable routing laser etching.

The hourly fee is only $4 and there is an $80 monthly fee which may save money if you use the shop regularly.

Thursday-Friday: 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Saturday-Sunday: 11:30 am - 6:30 pm.

Wood Shop Safety Classes are held:
Friday @ 6 to 9 pm or by appointment

Frame Shop

Our staff at the Framing Shop will create custom-made frames to protect your cherished memories. Whether it be for a degree, family pictures, or military honors, the Frame Shop is there for it all.

Engraving Shop

Personalize your items at the Engraving Shop, or order gifts and awards to celebrate a special occasion. Make the Arts & Crafts Shop your one-stop-shop for employee recognition, birthday, or going away gifts.

Upcoming Events


CrafternoonArts & Crafts


CNC ClassArts & Crafts


CNC ClassArts & Crafts


Cookies and CanvasArts & Crafts

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Arts & Crafts

Bldg 424, Wichita St
McConnell AFB, KS 67221

Opening Hours

  • Mon. - Fri.
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sat. & Sun.

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