Students are introduced to the basics of tool usage, wood joinery, and safe woodworking practices. Through lectures and hands-on training, students design and construct objects of their choice using the techniques of furniture making.
Course topics include selecting and milling lumber, five basic wood joints, glues, Japanese and European hand tools, fasteners and finishing.
Advanced students are invited to use wood lamination and carving techniques for their projects. Students must pass a safety test to use the woodworking shop.
First class materials: Students should bring a rigid tape measure and materials for drawing and note taking to every class. Class materials provided by student, cost of materials not included. Cost of project vary depending on student's design.
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