Timber Bar Stools with Rolf Barfoed | 5 DAYS
Please note that all short course participants must be fully vaccinated in order to attend class, unless a medical exemption applies. A covid-19 vaccination certificate or proof of medical exemption from SA Health must be supplied upon enrolment (upload above).
In this five-day intensive, participants will create and take home two solid timber stools, under the guidance of two renowned furniture designer-makers; led by visiting practitioner Rolf Barfoed and assisted by JamFactory's Head of Furniture Andrew Carvolth. Throughout the course, students will produce a set of two contemporary stools featuring solid Tasmanian Oak frames with curved laminated plywood and veneered seat pans. (Approximate dimensions: 66cm H with seat 35cmW x 28cmD)
Students will learn and apply a range of furniture-making techniques - such as intelligent jig-making and production-oriented processes - using a combination of hand tools and machinery including the following:
Tools and Machinery
• Panel saw
• Drill press
• Edge sander
• Domino joiner
• Orbital sander
• Block planes
• Router table
• Solid timber joinery
• Oil finishing
• Vacuum forming
• Glue ups
• Solid timber processing
• Production style fine furniture
Rolf Barfoed is a Canberra-based furniture designer and maker. Trained under leading craft practitioners in both Australia and England, at the heart of his furniture is functional design and a passion for craftsmanship that can be seen and felt in each piece he makes.
In addition to making his own furniture, Rolf also manufactures for other designers; putting several designs into production alongside bespoke pieces and prototyping.
This course is suitable for all experience levels, including complete beginners. All required tools, materials and safety equipment are supplied and a light morning tea will be provided daily.
Time: 9am - 4pm (with a lunch break)
Date: Monday 4th July - Friday 8th July 2022
Tutor: Rolf Barfoed & Andrew Carvolth
Location: JamFactory Furniture Studio
Level 1, 19 Morphett Street, Adelaide
General information on our short course requirements, facilities and refund policy can be found here