2nd Floor

Thursday, June 14, 2018

How Wood Can Change State

4:15 PM -  5:00 PM

What if you take a 4X4 and cut kerfs a bandsaw can’t cut — with a water jet? Kerfed wood that bends in two dimensions can bloom in three dimensions, seeming to stretch and expand in volume.. Tests were made with a 55,00 psi water jet and a stream bag to create architectural-scale, sculptural elements. […]

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Friday, June 15, 2018

Becoming James Krenov

12:00 PM -  12:45 PM

James Krenov (1920-2009) became famous for his poetic, sensitive, and anti-establishment approach to woodworking. His method, both material and philosophical, became widely known through a series of books he wrote throughout the 70s and early 80s, reputed to be the best selling craft books ever. Through writing that is simultaneously formal and casually anecdotal, rambling […]

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Slice Lab – Delicate Density, Concrete Meets 3D Printing

4:15 PM -  5:00 PM

Concrete exploration using 3D printed molds with a goal to see how delicate / detailed finite concrete can get while still being structurally rigid. 3D printing concrete directly is starting to emerge but the designed strength of the material is in the traditional means of casting. Using 3D printing as a new way to create […]

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