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Treen Dreams with Pat & Brian

Treen Dreams with Pat and Brian

Treen,¬†literally “of a tree” is a generic name for small handmade functional household objects made of wood.

This class will focus on making small wooden objects for the home by hand with a variety of hand tools.  Techniques explained will include turning on a pole lathe, hand carving, and use of simple hand tools.  Students will make simple household objects from bowls to spoons, to candle sticks all using found green wood.

Brian Persico and Pat Kim are New York based designers who specializing in making furniture and handmade wooden objects.


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