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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 September 2019: Aspen Golann

Aspen Golann is a 17th & 18th century furni­ture maker whose work explores gender and power through the manip­u­la­tion of classic Amer­i­can furni­ture forms. She holds a degree in Fine Furni­ture from The North Bennet Street School in Boston, MA and is currently the Wood Shop Coor­di­na­tor of The Penland School of Crafts in Penland, NC. Learn more at her website: aspen​golann​.com.