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Timber Bar Stools with Rolf Barfoed | 5 DAYS

Regular price $1,600.00

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
• Jointer
• Thicknesser
• Panel saw
• Drill press
• Edge sander
• Router
• Domino joiner
• Orbital sander
• Block planes
• Router table

Techniques
• Solid timber joinery
• Oil finishing
• Veneering
• Vacuum forming
• Glue ups
• Solid timber processing
• Production style fine furniture


Rolf Barfoed

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.

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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
Ages 16+

 

 

General information on our short course requirements, facilities and refund policy can be found here