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Furniture Design

The class will follow the design process, from abstract to concrete.

  • 600 US dollars
  • 9th Street

Service Description

Furniture Design is an intermediate/advanced woodworking class that will teach students how to bring a design from concept to construction in the wood shop. Students will bring their own project ideas to the class and through the course of the class, develop those ideas into well-documented designs. Students should leave class with a solid plan of action to construct their design, including a cut list, a piece list, plans, and a sequence of operations. This class is targeted at students who have already taken a furniture class or the power tools class, as they will need to understand the basics of the power tools in the shop. We will also touch on some more advanced woodworking techniques that students may choose to incorporate in their designs, including lamination, bent lamination, advanced joinery, carving, jig-making, and finishing. *Must have taken a previous woodworking class with us. This is not a beginners course* Sunday's 10:30-1:30pm June 26th-August 7th (No class July 3rd) Students should bring a notebook and pencils and pens to class. They may choose to purchase a ruler, scale, or square if they’d like. Or students have the option to purchase a drawing pack $50 add-on. The kit will include a dot-matrix sketchbook, pencil case, drafting pencil, fine-tipped pen, eraser, metal ruler, and a machinist square. Class Trajectory; The class will follow the design process, from abstract to concrete. As such, the first three weeks will focus on exploration through sketching, drawing, and modeling. The last three weeks will focus on construction techniques. Each class will be broken into lessons, exercises / games, and work time, where the instructor can work with students on their design individually. During the final class, each student will present their plan of construction to their peers and we will discuss them as a group. This course will cover; - Sketching -Drawing -Modeling -Lamination Joinery and Jiggery -Shaping and finishing *Membership price $475 use code "MembershipWood"

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Contact Details

  • Clayroom SoMa, 9th Street, San Francisco, CA, USA