Jeff Hanson

Associate Professor

Woodshop Technician


Phone: (701) 231-8849




Jeff can be found in Renaissance Hall's beautiful wood shop. He ensures that all users are working safely by providing good instruction to students, keeping tools maintained, and the shop clean. Jeff also keeps the shop budget, purchases shop items, and oversees the CNC machine. 


Ask Me

Who are your role models or inspiring folks?

My parents as they worked hard/did what needed to be done with little or no fanfare 


Outside of art and design fields, what inspires you?

The outdoors inspires/recharges me and keeps me balanced.


What do you wish you had known when you started out as a student/in this field?

That I would have had more faith in my abilities to do the things I enjoy


What was your most memorable meal? 

Making enchiladas is my specialty and the only meal my wife allows me to make anymore


In your office, you can only have three things, one book, one tool, and one picture. What would they be and why?

Notebook for all the lists/ideas I have, tape measure to get a good start on all projects, wife’s photo as just having that photo there reminds me of what is important

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