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Furniture Studio: Bench Room

Traditional woodworking studio for the craft-person

Last updated on Jan 18, 2022

Open with Building Hours:
Monday-Friday 6am-12am
Saturday & Sunday 8am-10pm

* Not available for general use when classes are in session.

2nd Floor
Main Building
SF Campus

Students may access the Furniture Studio if enrolled in the Furniture Program or currently taking a Furniture class.

Due to academic program needs and the large volume of students that this space supports, CCA Shops are not available to alumni at this time.

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Brian Harte

Furniture Studio Manager

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Ryan Parham

Studio Operations Manager - Fabrication

About the Furniture Studio: Bench Room

The Bench Room is a traditional wood-working studio for hand-shaping, steam-bending, vacuum-bagging, etc. The Bench Room serves as the home room for CCA's furniture program, and is a primary space for wood working, furniture design and fabrication at CCA.

Specializing in These Materials

  • Wood

Tools and Equipment

  • 15 Chisels
  • 15 Files
  • 15 Scrapers
  • 15 Saws
  • 15 Planes
  • 15 Measuring and marking gauges
  • Storage racks for works-in-progress
  • Sets of clamps (various sizes)
  • Power tools (hand drills, plunge routers, nail-and-staple guns, biscuit jointer, electric hand planes, trim router,
  • Juki sewing machines for upholstery
  • Vacuum bag for custom plywood and bent laminations
  • Steam-bending facilities

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