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Learn machine and hand woodworking fundamentals, push yourself as a designer and wood artist, practice new techniques and create original pieces of your own design.

Apply hand and machine woodworking skills through the construction of a small case on stand. By exploring different types of table and cabinet joinery, learn how to create furniture pieces that are both stable and expressive. Expand upon your understanding of wood movement and construction by combining techniques to build and design … Read more

Start Date

01/18

Meeting Day

Wednesdays

End Date

05/03

Faculty

Ellen Kaspern

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

Metalshop 1 is a comprehensive introduction to steel fabrication techniques and processes. It includes various welding processes, such as the venerable oxy-fuel process, the lost art of “stick” welding, and an emphasis on MIG welding, better known as the “hot glue gun for steel” (just point and shoot!). The more precision oriented TIG welding process is … Read more

Start Date

01/19

Meeting Day

Thursdays

End Date

05/04

Faculty

Reid Drum

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

Fusing design activities and methodologies, including aesthetic sourcing (visual, literary, emotional, and structural) and drawing and modeling, participants engage in design as a problem-solving process. Projects emphasize the development of conceptual visualization through the exploration of two- and three-dimensional sketch techniques.

Start Date

01/24

Meeting Day

Tuesdays

End Date

05/02

Faculty

Annie Meyer

Time

6:30pm–10pm

Credits

3

In this three-day workshop, you will learn how to use a a variety of tools to burn nuanced and expressive drawings into wood.  Whether used to decorate furniture with designs, to create architectural installations or to complete large scale drawings, pyrography has been a method of drawing for eons. The … Read more

Start Date

03/19

Meeting Day

Sundays

End Date

04/02

Faculty

Brett S. Poza

Time

10am–1pm

Credits

0

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In this introductory, course participants will learn how to design and carve wooden utensils. Students will be shown how to safely and efficiently use the bandsaw as well as hand tools such as gouges, rasps, files, scrapers, and a variety of handsaws. Whether it’s spoons, spatulas, forks, knives, or something … Read more

Start Date

04/23

Meeting Day

Sundays

End Date

04/30

Faculty

Ellen Adams

Time

1pm–5pm

Credits

0

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