FURNITURE DESIGN & WOODWORKING

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Introduction to Hand-cut Joinery – W0101-17

Date: Jun 05 - 09, 2017

Skill Level(s): Open to All i

Instructor(s): Fabiano Sarra

Tuition: $825
Studio Fee: $100
Registration Fee: $45

Enter the fascinating world of working with hand tools in an exciting introductory workshop that demystifies the process of cutting joinery. Explore four of the basic joints in woodworking using hand saws,...

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Blurring the Line – W0102-17

Date: Jun 05 - 09, 2017

Skill Level(s): II i

Instructor(s): Katie Hudnall

Tuition: $825
Studio Fee: $100
Registration Fee: $45

Explore modern notions of what furniture is, and then expand your understanding of what it can be. This engaging workshop examines the junction of sculpture and furniture making. Using traditional, contemporary...

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Wood Carving Form – W0204-17

Date: Jun 12 - 16, 2017

Skill Level(s): Open to All i

Instructor(s): Berthold and Niki Haas & Jose Ferreira

Tuition: $975
Studio Fee: $200
Registration Fee: $45

Learn how to create magical forms carved in wood from masters of the craft. Niki Haas of The Haas Brothers joins his mentor and father, Berthold Haas, in a dynamic workshop in which students learn to assemble...

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Create Your Own Skateboard – W0305-17

Date: Jun 19 - 23, 2017

Skill Level(s): Open to All / Ages 13 – 17 / 10AM – 4PM i

Instructor(s): Fabiano Sarra

Tuition: $575
Studio Fee: $100
Registration Fee: $25

Hit the skate park in style after partaking in this hip, inspiring workshop. Explore skate culture’s unique artistic elements in this creative experience designed for skateboard enthusiasts of all...

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The Maloof Experience: the chair – W0306-17

Date: Jun 19 - 30, 2017

Skill Level(s): II to IV i

Instructor(s): Larry White

Tuition: $1,075
Studio Fee: $200
Registration Fee: $45

Foster your woodworking skills and stimulate new ideas while looking through the lens of Sam Maloof’s iconic career and legacy. In this workshop, we explore the subtle evolution of Maloof’s...

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Awkward Geometry – W0508-17

Date: Jul 03 - 07, 2017

Skill Level(s): Open to All i

Instructor(s): Sarah Marriage

Tuition: $825
Studio Fee: $150
Registration Fee: $45

Embark on a journey in furniture creation that asks you to check convention at the door, and open your mind to entirely new ways of understanding what furniture could look like and how it could behave....

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An Exploration of Seating – W0509-17

Date: Jul 03 - 14, 2017

Skill Level(s): II to IV i

Instructor(s): Thomas Hucker

Tuition: $1,075
Studio Fee: $200
Registration Fee: $45

Join us in an intensive workshop that delves into a comprehensive study of seating. We discuss the history of seating and its role in our everyday lives, the importance of ergonomics and structure, and...

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Black Mountain College: then & now – A0601-17

Date: Jul 10 - 11, 2017

Skill Level(s): Open to All i

Instructor(s): Helen Molesworth

Anoka Faruqee

Tuition: $350
Studio Fee: $15
Registration Fee: $0

8 am – 12 pm, Monday – Tuesday Take an exciting step back into art history, and explore one of the founding institutions of experimental liberal arts in America—Black Mountain College. This...

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An Introduction to Woodworking – W0626-17

Date: Jul 10 - 14, 2017

Skill Level(s): Open to All i

Instructor(s): Bill Rumley

Tuition: $825
Studio Fee: $100
Registration Fee: $45

Build confidence working in wood as you master the basic techniques and tools in a wonderful workshop environment. Learn how to safely choose the right wood and tools as well as the joinery methods. Students...

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Artisanal Cutting Boards – W0625-17

Date: Jul 15 - 15, 2017

Skill Level(s): Open to All i

Instructor(s): To Be Determined

Tuition: $150
Studio Fee: $20
Registration Fee: $0

9AM – 4PM In this exciting one-day workshop, we will work together to create our own maple cutting boards for cooking or serving purposes. Each student will start this project with an 18″ x...

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Ideation – W0711-17

Date: Jul 17 - 21, 2017

Skill Level(s): III to IV i

Instructor(s): Wendy Maruyama & Christine Lee

Tuition: $1,175
Studio Fee: $150
Registration Fee: $45

Expand your idea generation and creative exploration by removing the barriers of constant analysis, myopic thinking or perfectionism in this fast-paced workshop. We focus on short one-day projects that...

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Craftufacturing: designing for production – W0712-17

Date: Jul 17 - 21, 2017

Skill Level(s): II i

Instructor(s): George Dubinsky & David Short

Tuition: $825
Studio Fee: $100
Registration Fee: $45

Explore the manufacturing techniques developed and used by the home goods design and manufacturing company, Edgewood Made, in a unique production-focused workshop. Edgewood Made founders George Dubinsky...

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Discovering the CNC – W0814-17

Date: Jul 24 - 28, 2017

Skill Level(s): Open to All i

Instructor(s): Peter Basil

Tuition: $825
Studio Fee: $150
Registration Fee: $45

Broaden your furniture making skills and knowledge by learning the fundamentals of Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) machining in this in-depth workshop. During this hands-on course, we make a small...

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Discovering Space Inside & Out – W0815-17

Date: Jul 24 - Aug 04, 2017

Skill Level(s): II,IV i

Instructor(s): Michael Fortune

Tuition: $1,075
Studio Fee: $200
Registration Fee: $45

Examine one of the most fundamental concepts of furniture making–storage–in a one-of-a-kind workshop that explores the different ways we cope with possessions. Cabinets can present, store,...

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Light Paper – W1016-17

Date: Aug 07 - 11, 2017

Skill Level(s): Open to All i

Instructor(s): Helen Hiebert

Tuition: $825
Studio Fee: $100
Registration Fee: $45

Enrich your furniture making skill set through this highly unique weeklong workshop that explores the use of paper as a diverse, malleable lightweight sculptural material. We build and illuminate a form...

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Pattern Routing: a technique to produce multiples – W1118-17

Date: Aug 14 - 18, 2017

Skill Level(s): Open to All i

Instructor(s): Michael Puryear

Tuition: $825
Studio Fee: $150
Registration Fee: $45

Dive into the fascinating world of multiples and gain valuable knowledge from a master in wood working during this fun and dynamic introductory course. Pattern routing is a technique by which multiple,...

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Bend It, Twist It, or Weave It: working with organic forms – W1220-17

Date: Aug 21 - 25, 2017

Skill Level(s): II i

Instructor(s): Yuri Kobayashi

Tuition: $825
Studio Fee: $150
Registration Fee: $45

Take a closer look at and learn how to apply a definitive and intriguing property of wood–pliability. We experiment directly with the material, applying moisture, heat or both to stimulate creativity...

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Modern Campaign Furniture – W1322-17

Date: Aug 28 - Sep 01, 2017

Skill Level(s): II i

Instructor(s): Yoav S. Liberman

Tuition: $825
Studio Fee: $100
Registration Fee: $45

Explore the various aspects of furniture design that are collapsible and versatile using classical campaign furniture and modern camp/knock-down designs as your vehicle. We look at different approaches...

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The Windsor Chair – W1524-17

Date: Sep 11 - 29, 2017

Skill Level(s): Open to All i

Instructor(s): Elia Bizzarri

Tuition: $1,800
Studio Fee: $300
Registration Fee: $45

Craft an elegant and intriguing piece of furniture, and learn the basics of the craft by examining Velda’s Arm Chair. Designed by Curtis Buchanan, this showstopping piece combines traditional Windsor...

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