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    Annual Appeal

    By working together through part­ner­ships, collab­o­ra­tions, and commu­nity partic­i­pa­tion, The Furni­ture Society has been able to create mean­ing­ful programs and oppor­tu­ni­ties for our audi­ences, our members, and the field. 

    We hope you will consider support­ing these initiatives.

    Thank you!

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    2023 Award of Distinction — Call for Nominations!

    The Furni­ture Society has been honor­ing and recog­niz­ing indi­vid­u­als or insti­tu­tions who have demon­strated outstand­ing achieve­ments and long­stand­ing commit­ment to the advance­ment of the art of furni­ture. The award cele­brates those who have had a profound impact on the field, and whose lives, work and efforts have strength­ened the fabric of the field and the Furni­ture Society’s community.

    Dead­line to submit nomi­na­tions — Novem­ber 302022

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    Craft in America — HOME

    HOME visits artists whose envi­ron­ments are filled with meaning and metaphor. Featur­ing Syd Carpen­ter, Helen Drutt, Wharton Esher­ick, Biskakone Greg Johnson, North House Folk School, and Sim Van der Ryn. 

    Now stream­ing on PBS Video App, crafti​namer​ica​.org, pbs​.org/​c​r​a​f​t​i​n​a​m​erica

    Image: Wharton Esher­ick’s Bedroom. Cour­tesy of Craft in America 

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    #2022furnituremakerchallenge

    Check out our Insta­gram stories all month as we share work by makers moti­vated to create!

    Novem­ber — Handmade Tools

    Tag us in your post — @furnituresociety & #2022furnituremakerchallenge and we’ll share it in our stories!


    Image cour­tesy of @sarah.grace.cheek

  • FSW Front Workshop

    Spotlight On: Florida School of Woodworking

    Located in Tampa, FL, the School of Wood­work offers classes for people of all skill levels to spend a weekend or a week immersed in the craft of wood­work­ing, furni­ture making, and wood carving.

    The heart of their mission is to nurture and sustain this creative spirit of wood­work­ing crafts­man­ship. They do this by provid­ing the best possi­ble educa­tion and envi­ron­ment for people who want to engage in soul-satis­fy­ing crafts. A place where think­ing” and doing” come together.

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    So Many Opportunities!

    Check out our oppor­tu­ni­ties page for the most current list of classes, work­shops, and jobs avail­able to you.

Our Mission

To advance the art of furni­ture making by inspir­ing creativ­ity, promot­ing excel­lence, and foster­ing an under­stand­ing of this art and its place in society. 

Our vision is to culti­vate a diverse commu­nity and conver­sa­tion around furni­ture in all its forms.

Featured School: November 2022

Spotlight On: Florida School of Woodworking

The School of Wood­work offers classes for people of all skill levels to spend a weekend or a week immersed in the craft of wood­work­ing, furni­ture making, and wood carving.

Students have the oppor­tu­nity to study with nation­ally-recog­nized makers who teach specific work­shops, as well as local full-time instruc­tors who work together to provide a thor­ough educational program.

The work­shops are excep­tion­ally well-equipped, and students can work safely and confi­dently in a supportive environment.

Their student base is really diverse, and people from all walks of life come together to enjoy the craft in a beau­ti­ful historic workshop.

Membership

Become a Member

With access to members-only sections of our website, discounts on work­shops, members-only events and much more, becom­ing a member is both a strate­gic and finan­cial value. Follow the link below about the bene­fits of each type of member­ship and why you should join.