Luban Lock “Burr puzzle” is a physical puzzle game which was discovered early from the ancient civilization. Participants can learn the basic three-dimensional structure and the relationship of the woodworking joint and tenon in the making process of the puzzle. After understanding the principle, it is a great portable game to challenge your friends.
The course aims at sharing the traditional woodworking techniques through the making of the puzzle. It is going to start with the introduction of different types of interesting wooden puzzles. After that, Participants will learn the skills of maneuvering specific woodworking tools such as handsaw and chisel. The course will also cover the methods of wood surface treatment and maintenance. It will be an enjoyable journey between woodcraft making and three-dimensional puzzles.
HO Lok Chung
Ho Lok Chung, Dave was born and raised in Hong Kong, a full-time artist. Ho’s work is sculpture-orientated, mainly woodwork. He is often finding recycling woods and found objects as his main creative medium during the daily observation of his surroundings. Finding relationship between the environment and his own existence become his daily practice. He is seeking to correspond to the extreme speed of rhythm in the technology-developed city by the slow carving process of wood creation and attempting to portray the velocity of growth.
Ho’s art practice is crossing through fine art and community art from exhibitions to market fairs. He formed an art group in Hong Kong called “Chip Good Guy Studio” to service the community with his passion in art. He is also enthusiastic about art education and now teaching in several colleges and art spaces to promote woodworking craftsmanship and creative development.
7/7/2022 – 11/8/2022 (THU)
7:30pm – 9:30pm
Course fee: HKD 1,520
Materials fee: HKD 200
Total: HKD 1,720