Chip traveled to
Indianapolis and took 2 wood-working classes
at the Marc Adams
Chip's first class was Furniture Design taught by Graham
He was tasked to design a piece of furniture that had 2
He chose to do a bar stool for the first function, and an
herb garden for the second function. The instructor
that was the wildest idea he had ever seen in his
He had to draw it first in several different perspectives
and then build a foam board model.
He didn't see this coming, but an AWESOME lunch was
Chip was surprised to find a drying
One of Chip's classmates was a lathe wizard
like he had made for
had a segmented bowl.
Chip's final design project was a TV garage design where
the TV would lift up out of the cabinet.
This was designed and constructed on late
Thursday night and Friday morning.
Note the feet are constructed from styrofoam
coffee cups that he dug out of the trash.
Chip's second class was Joinery taught by Marc
He spent 58 hours in a 4 1/2 day class. It was
tough, but very educational!
is what the classroom/workshop
There were lots of display cases
leading to the lunch room.
Hand cut dovetails were a major emphasis to start the
By the end of the week though, the joints got a lot more
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