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Nationality: Korean
Course: Furniture Making & Restoration
Program: One-Year Course
Period: Jan. 14, 2019 - Jul. 26, 2019

I have two years of experience in working at a wood shop. My motivation to join the Accademia was to expand my knowledge of craftsmanship and to accomplish the master course. I see the incredible value of furniture design because there are no longer many carpenters as we've had in the past. Due to the advancement of factories and the machinery, there is no longer the beauty of fitted furniture which made me started to question.

Oct. 03, 2019 | Posted in Furniture Making & Restoration, Blog , | Tags:, | Language:
Reporter: Jioh KANG | Course: Furniture Making & Restoration

Furniture Making & Restoration vol.5 (One-Year Course – Jioh)

Inlay of personal designed flower. I’ve designed my interpretation of a flower. Four layers of wood sheets and sandwich with thicker boards to protect. Mindfully cut out the pieces and repeat the same process as the flower plate. Once all the pieces are cut off, fill in the negative space.

Interior Design blog

Interior Design blog

Apply animal glue on the sheet, all the pieces are fixed by little pieces of masking tape. Close the newspaper which is underneath and close. Rub the surface with hand to flatten the sheet.

Interior Design blog

Interior Design blog

Interior Design blog

New start of an inlay piece. Inlay using bisturi only. It is a challenge to cut wood pieces with sharp edges. If you would put too much pressure, often the piece will break. This star shaped design requires the absolute accuracy of angle if not gaps are shown.

Art visit
Casa Buonarroti was Michelangelo’s property yet never been occupied by him. The museum contains multiples of Michelangelo’s letter and sketches. Today the space is dedicated to the artist by Michelangelo’s great nephew. Displaying and proudly conserved two marble relief pieces: the Madonna della Scala and Battle of Centaurs.
The studio room is magnificent covered by frescos of western men of people, whom worth being remembered.

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At Accademia Riaci, we are recruiting Course Reporters from our students. The students who are chosen to become Course Reporters are given 10 % of the tuition as their scholarship fee.
The Reporters who have submitted excellent reports will have his or her profile posted on our school website for the next 5 years as an alumnae and will be able to connect with their business chancesafter their graduation.

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