Tuition: $635 ARAC Actual Cost: $835 Studio Fee: $85
Enrollment Limit: 12
Concept: Whether you make functional furniture or sculpture, if your medium is wood, you use joinery. With so many techniques and types of joinery, the subject can be overwhelming. This course will demystify joinery. You will learn how to use both hand tools and power machinery to create many joints including mortise and tenon, dovetails, spline miters and more. This workshop will be an enlightening and enjoy-able hands-on experience for anyone with the desire to work with wood. Experienced students will tackle more advanced joinery, while everyone will increase their practical knowledge of how to use various joints on future wood projects.
Media & Techniques: Wood. A variety of wood joints such as mortise and tenon, rabbets, dadoes, dowels, dovetails, splines, finger and lap joints.
Activities: Through discussions, slide lectures and demonstrations, this workshop will teach students wood joinery techniques from the most basic through the complex.
Skill level: Open to All – Any skill/knowledge level.
Faculty: Jennifer Anderson spent two years studying fine woodworking with James Krenov at the College of the Redwoods before earning her MFA in woodworking and furniture design at San Diego State University with Wendy Maruyama. Currently, Jennifer divides her time between teaching design and woodworking classes and building speculative and commissioned pieces of furniture. Her furniture has been exhibited nationally and internationally, and it can also be seen in a variety of publications including Interior Design, American Craft, and Woodwork Magazine. www.jenniferandersonstudio.com
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