Contact Us

Please contact us with any inquiries about our Community Makers Studio and Design Build Services at chiselcreativepdx@gmail.com, or using this form. We look forward to hearing from you!

We are located at 2119 N Kerby Ave., Ste C-1, in central Portland, although we do not check mail at this address. 

The studio is open by appointment. We would love to see you! 

2119 N Kerby Ave
Portland, OR, 97227
united states

Chisel Creative specializes in custom furniture and personalized design solutions for home, office, and beyond. We are a team of skilled artists and makers dedicated to artistry, innovation, and quality in woodworking and design.

Dream. Design. Create. 

Classes and Workshops

Classes and Workshops

Chisel offers dynamic classes and workshops in woodworking and furniture design

 
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Plug and Play

Chisel workshops and courses are fun, easy and accessible for our busy lives. We take care of the space, tools and logistics so that you can enjoy community, learn hands-on skills and create art.

 
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This Isn't Paint by Number

Intimate class sizes and studio sessions of four to six people each ensure that participants benefit from rapid skill-sharing and one-on-one support from a maker and educator with 13 years of experience in and out of art school. 

 
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Won't Leave Empty-Handed

Participants take away meaningful connections, worthy skills and a handcrafted piece of 3D art. Best of all, they have the chance to carve out what creativity means in their lives. 

 

All classes and workshops are limited to 4-6 students to maximize personal attention and hands-on woodworking time for all students, and are taught by Chisel Chief Designer and Director of Community Education, Rachel McKenna, MFA

 

Summer Workshops


Beginning Woodworking Workshop

This one day, four-hour workshop offers students a comprehensive introduction to woodworking and design. Each student will learn how to safely and effectively use the table saw, miter saw, bandsaw, planer, jointer, and more as they make a unique workshop project to take home. All lumber and woodworking supplies are included. No experience necessary


Mosaic Table Design/Build Workshop

In this one day, four-hour workshop, students learn woodworking skills and creative concepts as they design and build their own mosaic table, based on one of Chisel Creative's signature designs. Each student will learn to safely and effectively use the table saw, miter saw, band saw, and more. All lumber and supplies are provided. No experience necessary. 


Summer Classes


Beginning Woodworking Class

This eight-week group-based beginning woodworking course features a two-and-a-half hour class session and eight-plus hours of open studio time each week. The course is focused on fundamental woodworking skills and techniques, and includes all lumber, tools and supplies needed to finish a unique session project. No experience necessary


Intermediate Woodworking: Furniture Design Class

This eight-week course features a two-and-a-half hour class session and eight-plus hours of open studio time each week. Students will learn intermediate woodworking techniques and design theory basics as they design and build their own unique project. This course includes tools and supplies with guidance on how to purchase lumber for each piece of furniture. Basic woodworking skills strongly recommended.