Furniture Design & Woodworking

Code: W0505-22

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      Open to All

      Students of any skill and knowledge level.

Everything In Its Right Place: Containing Our Beloved Objects

Jul 4 - 8, 2022

9AM-5PM

Concept

We all hold certain objects dear for one reason or another; in creating a purpose-built home for them, we elevate the object to a higher level.This course explores box-making techniques in creating a custom home for a personal object. Demonstrations cover technical processes from milling and material preparation to splined miter joinery and floating panel construction. Students come prepared with one or two important objects and create a home for them, responding to both the items’ innate physical properties and the stories that are inextricably linked to those objects. Participants discuss these stories and design with them in mind as they create a protective reliquary.

Media

Milling and material preparation, machine-made joinery including splined and keyed miters, sanding, finishing, design as a response to story and object

Faculty

Adam Manley

Adam John Manley is the Associate Professor of Furniture Design & Woodworking at San Diego State University. His work has been exhibited nationally, including solo exhibitions at the Indianapolis Art Institute, Space Gallery in Portland, and The Kipp Gallery at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Adam’s work addresses social issues such as violence and inequality, as well as the human relationship to place, all through the language of familiar functional objects.

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Adam John Manley, Traveling Teaching Kit

Tuition: $995.00
Studio Fee: $125.00
Registration Fee: $45.00

Registration Information

Furniture Design & Woodworking

The Furniture Design & Woodworking program at Anderson Ranch draws upon the world of studio furniture, but pushes the boundaries of woodworking by mixing contemporary and traditional techniques and incorporating alternative materials. Summer 2021 offers an inspiring range of workshops for all levels in topics such as cabinetry, wood bending, kinetics and carving.

The Maloof Wood Barn, divided into a machine room, assembly room, and bench room, provides participants the ideal workshop for realizing technical and creative goals. The machine room houses stationary equipment including SawStop table saws, jointers, planers, bandsaws, drill presses, edge sander, disk sander, drum sander, spindle sander, mortiser, radial arm saw, chop saw, router table and multi-router. In the assembly and bench rooms, a library of clamps, hand tools, and hand-held power tools line the walls for student use to complete their woodworking projects.

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Workshop Details

Supply List

Many of the items you'll need are available in the ArtWorks Store. Please click "View Full Supply List" to see a comprehensive list of items you'll need for this workshop.

Lodging & Meals

Anderson Ranch closely follows guidance released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the State of Colorado and the Pitkin County Health Department. In order to operate safely during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Anderson Ranch has made significant modifications to our housing and meal offerings.

Summer 2022 workshop participants ages 13 and up will be required to show proof of Covid-19 vaccination. Studio program participants are required to show proof that they have received the complete Covid-19 vaccine (i.e., two weeks have passed after receiving the second dose of either the Moderna or Pfizer MRNA vaccines or the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine). Additionally, if six months have passed since completing the Moderna or Pfizer series or two months have passed since receiving the J & J vaccine, then a booster is also required. Ideally the booster would have been administered at least two weeks prior to coming to Anderson Ranch.

We have established a Business Safety Plan with added layers of precaution that prioritizes the health and safety of our staff, students, faculty and guests while continuing to provide you with the Anderson Ranch experience that you know and enjoy.

Housing is limited and includes shared and private lodging options. Reservations will be managed on a first-come, first-served basis. The earlier you reserve housing, the better your chance of receiving your preferred option. Please note: Workshop costs do not include accommodations.

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COVID-19 Safety Plan

Anderson Ranch is closely following local and national health and safety guidance. At this time, Anderson Ranch visitors and public program and event participants are not required to show proof of vaccination. Studio and artistic program participants ages 13 and up will be required to show proof of Covid-19 vaccination.
Studio and artistic program participants are required to show proof that they have received the complete Covid-19 vaccine (i.e., two weeks have passed after receiving the second dose of either the Moderna or Pfizer MRNA vaccines or the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine). Additionally, if six months have passed since completing the Moderna or Pfizer series or two months have passed since receiving the J & J vaccine, then a booster is also required. Ideally the booster would have been administered at least two weeks prior to coming to Anderson Ranch. Click here for additional health and safety information.

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