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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.


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.


Featured Member December 2019: Blaise Gaston

Blaise Gaston earned a BFA from The School for Amer­i­can Crafts in Rochester NY in 1975, study­ing under Bill Keyser, Jere Osgood, Jim Krenov, Jon Brooks, Ian Kirby, and others. He went on to create his own busi­ness in archi­tec­tural wood­work­ing, furni­ture making, and histor­i­cal
restora­tion. He is currently making art furni­ture and unique cabi­netry at his home in Earlysville, VA. Learn more about Blaise at http://​www​.blaisegas​ton​.com/