The Fine Art of Furniture I
DMC D004 (Woodshop)
In this studio shop course, students initiate and are guided through a hands-on design/build project based on fundamental tenets of furniture design. The course begins with a review of design fundamentals and the concept design process. Concepts are refined through additional drawings and maquette model making as preparation for completion of the final product. This class will also be open to students outside of the certificate program with experience in basic hand tool use and maintenance and working with standing machine power tools. Prerequisite: Projects in Wood, Fundamentals of Machine Woodworking at the North Bennet Street School, or equivalent experience
All levels welcome.
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Joe Sheehan is an experienced furniture designer and custom woodworker. He received a Certificate in Furniture Design from MassArt; studied furniture design at Burlington College and the Vermont Woodworking School and the North Bennet Street School in Boston. Since 2013, he has worked as a journeyman at Abbas Woodworking in Norwood, MA. Recently he taught … Read more