Hands ONgoings

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Craft for a Greater Good Ongoing Community Project

10:45 am - 4:15 pm

The Furniture Society will be building a bench for the city of Milwaukee’s Victory over Violence park! Join in on the fun of creating this bench, designed by Award of Distinction recipient Tom Loeser, at any point during the conference. It’s a chance to get hands-on in the shop with friends, and all for a […]

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Building Hollow Sculpture Coffins

10:45 am - 4:15 pm

In this HandsONgoing workshop and demo, Michael and Eric will demonstrate and assist participants in the techniques of creating compound curved, hollow wooden forms using both hand tools and machine tools.

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Let’s Talk

10:45 am - 4:15 pm

An informal conversation about whatever you would like to talk about- techniques, ideas, process, life as an artist…. Skies the limit. I will have gear bending tools, a couple of pieces and my full awareness and curiosity present.

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Friday, June 21, 2019

Craft for a Greater Good Ongoing Community Project

10:45 am - 4:15 pm

This is a continuation of the ongoing Craft for a Greater Good project. More information can be found in the description of the first day’s session.

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openlab Ongoing Workshop

10:45 am - 12:00 pm

Learn more about 3D printing and laser cutting, try out Virtual Reality, and discover how rapid prototyping might fit into your practice.

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Building Hollow Sculpture Coffins

12:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Informed by their collaborations, Michael deForest and Eric Anang Adjetey will demonstrate and assist participants in the techniques of creating compound curved, hollow wooden forms using both hand tools and machine tools.

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Let’s Talk

1:30 pm - 4:15 pm

A chance for informal conversation about whatever you would like to talk about! from techniques, ideas, process, life as an artist…. the sky is the limit. Arthur Ganson will bring gear bending tools, a couple of pieces, his full awareness and curiosity.

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Saturday, June 22, 2019

Craft for a Greater Good Ongoing Community Project

2:45 pm - 4:00 pm

This is a continuation of the ongoing Craft for a Greater Good project. More information can be found in the description of the first day’s session.

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Building Hollow Sculpture Coffins

2:45 pm - 4:00 pm

Michael and Eric will demonstrate and assist participants in the techniques of creating compound curved, hollow wooden form using both hand tools and machine tools.

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3DPrinting Ongoing Workshop

2:45 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn the mechanics of 3D printing and tour MIAD’s openlab.

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