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Furniture Studio: Bench Room

Traditional woodworking studio for the craft-person

Last updated on Apr 16, 2024

Summer 2024: NO ACCESS

*Sunday, May 5th 2024, will be the last day to work or store items in any of our existing fabrication studios, or return items to the Tool Center. We will reopen in the Fall at our new location in Double Ground*

* Not available for general use when classes are in session. Please note scheduled class times on the calendar below.

2nd Floor
Main Building

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

For graduate students or upper-division project access, please contact the studio manager. This access will granted depending on studio capacity. We cannot provide new student access after week ten of the semester.

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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Ivan Berejkoff

Studio Operations Manager - Fabrication

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Brian Harte

Furniture Studio Manager

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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