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Knife Making with Chen & Kai

Chen Chen & Kai Williams is a New York based design studio working in furniture, products and materials. It was founded in 2011 by Pratt Institute graduates Chen Chen and Kai Williams. Their work as been shown at Philips de Pury, Museum of Art and Design, Wright, Gagosian Store, Design Days Dubai, and the Venice Architecture Biennale. The workshop will involve making handles for camp knives. A variety of materials including wood, metal and rope will be provided for participants to explore compositions and connection methods for the handles and adornments. Techniques explained will include brass brazing, pop riveting and others.