About Our Courses
HCS Wood Studio courses provide inspiration to learn and enjoy safe and sensible woodworking. Our students practice and develop their craft with guidance from passionate and compelling furniture makers, product designers, and artists.
At HCS, we teach the fundamentals of cutting things apart and putting them together by building useful objects. Students receive clear instruction for the safe operation of woodworking machinery and the opportunity to gain hands-on experience with each tool and process as they turn rough lumber into fine, practical items.
Foundation Courses - Furniture
Prerequisite: Introductory course
Foundation Courses are an opportunity to dive deeper into woodworking by building furniture. Students will gain hands-on experience cutting and fitting structural solid wood joinery and learn the techniques of experienced furniture makers to develop their accuracy, efficiency and patience.
Prerequisite: Foundation course
Advanced Courses in the HCS Wood Studio explore the process of forming good ideas into ideal goods.
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Keystone courses offer the chance to learn specialized tools and techniques. Students will dive deep into unique projects and novel experiences.