Team Category: Teachers

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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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David Heim

David Heim is the publisher and author of, “Sketchup Success for Woodworkers.” Having literally wrote the book on SketchUp he loves sharing his knowledge and experience of woodworking and design with students at the Austin School of Furniture and Design.

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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