Team Category: Staff

Michelle Myers

Michelle Myers began her love for woodworking in high school.  After graduating form Penn State University, she trained at the Center For Furniture Craftsmanship in Camden, Maine. Since then, Michelle has collaborated on furniture for clients such as the Barnes Foundation and Tiffany Flagship stores. Since moving to Austin in 2018, Michelle has focused on her signature style: clean lines and dramatic curves. She enjoys dreaming up custom pieces to fit her clients’ style and space.


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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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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Austin Waldo

Austin’s background is in creative digital marketing, operations, and management but his passion will always be woodworking. He has years of experience as a hobbyist furniture maker and hopes to utilize his business experience to create one of the best woodworking educational institutions.