FURNITURE DESIGN & WOODWORKING

2020 Workshops

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Fairly Fine Woodworking – W0101-20

Date: Jun 01 - 05, 2020

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): Mark Tan

Tuition: $975
Studio Fee: $125
Registration Fee: $45

This workshop is for the absolute beginner, an excellent introduction to furniture making. Students build confidence in the woodshop as they master basic tools and techniques. After this comprehensive...

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Lighting Design with the CNC – W0102-20

Date: Jun 01 - 05, 2020

Skill Level(s): II to III i

Instructor(s): Vincent Edwards

Tuition: $975
Studio Fee: $125
Registration Fee: $45

In this workshop, students learn to use the CNC (computer numerically controlled) Router and CAD (computer aided design) software with the objective of producing a small lighting fixture or stand-alone...

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Keeping it Fun and Simple – W0204-20

Date: Jun 08 - 12, 2020

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): Ellie Richards

Tuition: $975
Studio Fee: $125
Registration Fee: $45

The workshop explores sculptural form while creating functional (or not so functional) containers. Students explore five different box making techniques to expand on the expressive capacities of wood as...

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Constructed Vessels – W0305-20

Date: Jun 15 - 19, 2020

Skill Level(s): II to IV i

Instructor(s): Joshua Enck

Tuition: $975
Studio Fee: $125
Registration Fee: $45

This workshop explores the construction of hollow forms using a range of additive processes: steam bending, bent lamination, stack lamination and coopering. The procedures are introduced via presentations...

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Sculpture is Everywhere – W0406-20

Date: Jun 22 - 26, 2020

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): Daphne Fitzpatrick

Tuition: $975
Studio Fee: $125
Registration Fee: $45

Focusing exclusively in the craft of woodworking, this is a sculpture class for everyone, novice to skilled. Inspiration comes from the everyday objects around us. The course examines the works of objets...

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The Maloof Experience: beyond the bench – W0507-20

Date: Jun 29 - Jul 10, 2020

Skill Level(s): II to IV i

Instructor(s): Larry White

Tuition: $1,095
Studio Fee: $175
Registration Fee: $45

Foster your wood-working skills and stimulate new ideas looking through the lens of Sam Maloof’s iconic career. This workshop explores the subtle evolution of Maloof’s designs paying particular attention...

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The Thing That Makes The Thing – W0708-20

Date: Jul 13 - 17, 2020

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): Adam John Manley

Tuition: $975
Studio Fee: $125
Registration Fee: $45

This course is about problem solving and creating things that fix those problems, then creating more things to fix the new problems that the last thing created fixing the original problem. In other words,...

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Playful Mechanisms – W0809-20

Date: Jul 20 - 24, 2020

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): Russell Baldon

Tuition: $975
Studio Fee: $125
Registration Fee: $45

Join us for a week of object-making, play and mechanics. Beginning and intermediate students are encouraged to create their own automata and mechanical pieces. The workshop explores a range of mechanisms...

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Digital to Physical: sculptural forms on the CNC – W0910-20

Date: Jul 27 - 31, 2020

Skill Level(s): II to III i

Instructor(s): Adrien Segal

Tuition: $975
Studio Fee: $125
Registration Fee: $45

This workshop bridges the hand-made with the computer-made art form. Participants start with clay, sculpting into a form that is then digitally scanned, modified, perfected and then digitally fabricated...

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Case Works – W0911-20

Date: Jul 27 - Aug 07, 2020

Skill Level(s): II to IV i

Instructor(s): Wendy Maruyama & Matt Hutton

Tuition: $1,195
Studio Fee: $175
Registration Fee: $45

This workshop explores the creative possibilities of case construction, not only in terms of function but also its sculptural and narrative potential. Students begin with short exercises that trigger design...

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The Articulated Surface: CNC fundamentals – W1013-20

Date: Aug 03 - 07, 2020

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): Austin LeRoy Swick

Tuition: $975
Studio Fee: $125
Registration Fee: $45

There is always a new way to make something, and with new knowledge comes new ideas, with new ideas come new potential. This course reveals the powerful process and workflow of CNC (Computer Numerically...

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Marquetry: embellished boxes and vessels – W1114-20

Date: Aug 10 - 14, 2020

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): James Macdonald

Tuition: $975
Studio Fee: $125
Registration Fee: $45

Explore the opportunities and familiarize yourself with marquetry, the overall intent of this workshop is to understand the methods of working with veneers in new ways. Examples of surface embellishment...

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Fundamentals in Furniture Making – W1215-20

Date: Aug 17 - 21, 2020

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): Duncan Gowdy

Tuition: $975
Studio Fee: $125
Registration Fee: $45

This workshop teaches makers how to turn rough lumber into a minimalist-style table. The exercise is straightforward enough for beginners, and versatile enough for experienced woodworkers to learn new...

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Powercarving: sculpture, surface and texture – W1316-20

Date: Aug 24 - 28, 2020

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): Kristin LeVier

Tuition: $975
Studio Fee: $125
Registration Fee: $45

In this workshop, students learn key carving skills: surface texturing, relief carving, sculptural carving, as well as basic design and finishing techniques through demonstrations and hands-on work. Gained...

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All the Basics – W1517-20

Date: Sep 07 - 18, 2020

Skill Level(s): open to all i

Instructor(s): Brian Reid

Tuition: $1,095
Studio Fee: $175
Registration Fee: $45

This is a workshop for beginners with little or no experience who want a thorough introduction to basic workshop practices. Students start off in the machine room learning about timber and the safe use...

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