Beginning/Continuing Woodworking (WDW210-10)


Beginning/Continuing Woodworking (WDW210-10)


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This class is a Core Class and used in lieu of the Department STUC for Studio Access during the term

Class Meets: Mondays, 7pm-10pm
Start Date: January 8
Duration: 10 weeks
Location: CIADC, 2nd Floor
Instructor: Erik Newman
Skill Level: All Levels
Prerequisite: None
Ages: 18+ (16-17 w/ signed Liability Waiver Form by parent/guardian)

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Learn the fundamental techniques of wood construction used to create any functional, decorative, or sculptural object. Explore a variety of methods to cut, shape, join, and finish wood, and gain an understanding of the functional and aesthetic reasons to choose. New students will learn safety, tool use, material properties, and construction processes through assigned projects before embarking on personal work. Returning students may immediately work on independent projects with instructor guidance. Group demonstrations, class discussions, and one-on-one attention are used throughout the course to assist each student with their creative woodworking goals.

Group topics covered: table saw, bandsaw, jointer, planer, primary hand and power tools, steam bending, tool sharpening, advanced joinery methods including mortise and tenons, wood finishes.

Please note: No experience required. Attendance in the first class is mandatory. Project material fees not included. Open Studio Access and Advanced Studio Access times available for additional fee. Natural fiber clothing, long pants, and closed-toe shoes are required while working at CIADC. Complete information given during class #1.