Thesis Title

Wood is Soft

Major Department

Art, Studio


College of Liberal Arts & Sciences


BFA (Bachelor of Fine Arts)

Session and Year of Graduation

Fall 2018

Honors Major Advisor

Lynne Lanning

Thesis Mentor

Monica Correia


The subject of my research project is exploring different wood bending techniques and using solid wood to make a piece of furniture that combines coat hangers and benches. I have had several experiences in utilizing technology for making the furniture pieces. In this project, I will be exploring how to do manual woodworking instead of working with a CNC machine. I have always admired skilled hand craftsmen, and I am very excited about this first opportunity to take advantage of this research to learn more about woodworking hand skills.


wood bending

Total Pages

1 page


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