Archives: Team

Alex Lohn

After moving to Austin in 2017 he was able to work under Shota Yamaguchi and in 2018 was accepted to the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship’s comprehensive 9-month furniture program. He has since had work shown in their Messler Gallery in Spring 2019 and took second place in seating at the AWFS fair, Las Vegas.

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Alexandra Krippner

Alexandra is excited to immerse herself in conversations on design and making as she teacher Principles of Design at the Austin School of Furniture.

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Khiem Nguyen

Khiem Nguyen

Khiem Nguyen started A&K Woodworking and Design specializing in small home goods and custom furniture and enjoys sharing his passion and knowledge with others.

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Mark Love

With a passion for education, Mark Love cares about passing on his years of expertise in furniture making to the students at Austin School of Furniture and Design.

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Curtis Turner

Curtis Turner believes one of the best parts of woodworking is learning new skills and techniques and sharing them with others.

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Neil Griffith

Neil has years of experience in both CNC and professional training. He runs his own custom woodworking company and loves to educate those interested in learning the technical aspects of woodworking.

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Matt Kenney

Matt Kenney is a professional box and furniture maker living in the United States. Not too long ago, he spent a year designing and making 52 unique boxes. He undertook the project as a means to improve his design skills but found that the woodworking community at large was interested in what he was doing,…

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Wayne Delyea

Wayne currently is a full-time furniture maker and owns and operates Wayne Delyea Furniture Maker a custom handmade furniture business near Granbury, Texas.

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Amanda Russell

Amanda Russell grew up in El Paso, Texas and was influenced by her grandfather and father, who are both woodworkers. Watching them restore antique clocks with the greatest attention to detail, seeing them rebuild antique furniture and create furniture out of the garage while growing up was an inspiration. With her father’s guidance, Amanda began…

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Kris Burns

Kris Burns is a lifelong tinkerer and lover of trees and nature. He attended Concordia University to study environmental science and continued his education as a volunteer with Americorps. There he learned how to build houses from the ground up, after which, he became an instructor at American Youthworks, instructing at-risk youth in home building.…

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