Building Contemporary Furniture in Wood

Students in this self-driven class will explore the basics of contemporary furniture design and fabrication. Each student will be able to design and construct a piece of furniture using MCAD’s wood shop. Class discussions will focus on materials, tools, design, and techniques that will aid in the conceptualization and completion of a one-of-a-kind piece of furniture. This class works exclusively with wood. / No class March 28. / Facility fee of $50 in addition to course tuition. / Open to students ages 18 and above. / View complete policies.

What to bring: Pen or pencil; notebook or sketchbook. A complete list of suggested materials will be discussed during the first class meeting.

What to wear: Clothes appropriate for messy creativity. Closed-toed shoes are required. Long hair should be tied back.

Please Register Before: February 10
If the minimum enrollment is not met by the deadline above, the class will be canceled on this date. Registration will remain open after this date if the minimum enrollment has been met.
Class Savings
Register on or before January 20 and save $25.
Register for more than one class at a time and receive $25 off each additional class (same-day registrations only).
Additional savings. Are you eligible?
Contact MCAD Continuing Education at or call 612.874.3765.

Course Details

ED 9446 SP20
Date Start: 
Saturday, February 15, 2020
Date End: 
Saturday, April 18, 2020
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Main Building, Room 125 (3D Shop)
Age Group: 
Age Requirement: 
Open to students ages 18 and above
Days of Week: 
Sculpture and Furniture