Team Category: Instructor

Kathryn Sullivan

Kathryn is a furniture maker based in Dallas, TX focused on restoration and conservation.  Informed as a cultural and legal anthropologist, Kathryn treats the trade with a blend of artistic academia and practical woodworking.  Kathryn apprenticed with multiple master cabinet-makers for four years after a beginning in Dallas refinishing shops.  Kathryn is a contributing writer…


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.


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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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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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 young people in home building.…

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Mark Maček

Award-winning furniture maker and designer. Mark advises the Austin School of Furniture & Design on its furniture and design programs.

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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.

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Philip Morley

As well as a contributing author in Fine Woodworking Magazine, Philip Morley is a full-time furniture maker formally trained in London, England. His style is modern with a hint of mid-century flair and has produced hundreds of custom pieces for clients all over the United States. He share this flair in all his classes with student at the Austin School of Furniture and Design