Rhode Island School of Design

Continuing Education

Woodworking Courses

(6 Results)
  • Introduction to Woodworking

    Shane Richards, Ages 18+, Jan 10 — Feb 14, Saturdays, 9am-12pm

    This class is an introduction to the fundamentals of working with wood using power and hand tools. Step by step, students learn the safe and effective use of machinery, and… Read More
  • Idea Lab

    Lisa Perez, Ages 18+, Jan 13 — Feb 17, Tuesdays, 7-10pm

    Brilliant people seemingly pull ideas out of thin air. Most people, however, need tools. This course helps to illuminate the structure, play and complexity of the creative process. Methods of… Read More
  • Woodworking I

    Johnathan Derry, Ages 18+, Feb 24 — May 19, Tuesdays, 6:30-9:30pm

    In this course, students gain the knowledge and skills required to work safely and efficiently with hand and power tools. Additionally, students learn the properties of various wood species, how… Read More
  • Furniture Design

    Shane Richards, Ages 18+, Feb 28 — May 09, Saturdays, 9am-12pm

    This studio course focuses on the development and construction of furniture pieces through materials exploration and design iteration. Students first seek inspiration in raw materials, inventing innovative ways to employ… Read More
  • Wood Identification Workshop

    Michael Headley, Ages 18+, May 01, Friday, 9am-5pm

    Wood has been central to the American experience since the first European settlers. This introductory class explores the historical use of wood in antique furniture, the influence of furniture styles… Read More
  • Color: From Theory to Practice

    Harel Kedem, Ages 18+, Jul 02 — Aug 07, Thursdays + Fridays, 9am-4:30pm

    Essential to creative development, the effective use of color can still elude the most sophisticated artists and designers. This course explores the intricacies of using color in fine art and… Read More