Wood Studio

Our wood shop operates several introductory woodworking classes with an emphasis on machine tools. Our robust curriculum includes furniture making, basic box building, and wood sculpting. Students can receive training in hand-tools and power tools to gain the basic competence they need to be confident while using a woodshop. The studio offers access to tools which aren’t commonly available in the average home workshop. The open space creates the possibility of building larger pieces. Independent craftsman have the opportunity to rent bench space and use our wide variety of tools to expand the reach of their work.

AVA Bench Rental

Do you want more hands-on practice at refining your sculpture skills? Our open studio schedule is now LIVE! Bench rentals are available to qualified AVA Members when classes are not in session. Students enrolled in a sculpture, wood, metal, stone or clay class may participate in open studio time for free.

Sculpture Building Schedule

The place to check for open bench rental time.