We have so many skilled craftsmen & craftswomen under our roof at Able Trade and we know there are even more talented people out there and we want to showcase as many as we can. Check out our list of upcoming events and classes to see for yourself all that is made at Able Trade and come learn how to make something yourself. 

Click on the Website link for each event to register for our upcoming classes. Don’t wait around, space is limited. 

If you are interested in teaching a class at Able Trade pleases fill out the THIS FORM and we will reach out.


We think experience gifts are the best! Are you interested in giving an Able Trade gift card? Send a gift card for class tuition or even a 3 month weekend membership!


The invite is always open to anyone who would like to join us in supporting this community of makers. If you are interested in helping us cover the cost of putting on these events don’t hesitate to contact us.

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Tool Sale!

Able Trade 203 W Jackson Ave, Knoxvile

Able Trade is hosting a Tool Sale! We will have multiple booths and vendors selling all sorts of used tools and equipment throughout the shop. If you are interested in having a booth just click on the link to snag your spot.  If you are interested in shopping check out the schedule below: Saturday July […]

Getting Started Chip Carving with Daniel Clay

Able Trade 203 W Jackson Ave, Knoxvile

Daniel Clay is a woodworker and artist living and working in Knoxville. Daniel’s woodworking education began in 2005 with a boatbuilding apprenticeship at The Carpenter’s Boatshop, in Pemaquid, ME. His experiences building and restoring traditional wooden boats led him to explore other woodworking and design disciplines including timber-framing, furniture and cabinetry, and various styles of […]