A wide shot of a ceramics studio, featuring students working with pottery wheels and other tools.

Fundamentals of Furniture Making: Tools, Materials, and Techniques

DES OB 2145 001

Faculty: Lee Weitzman

Through a series of hands-on technical exercises and material investigations, students gain an understanding of the basic principles and practices of furniture construction with a focus on wood. Specifically, the course provides extensive technical training in hand tools, portable power tools, and stationary woodworking machinery. The course provides students with the knowledge necessary to make basic practical decisions about material and fabrication issues related to their design concepts.