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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.


Featured Member for January 18 – 24, 2021: Rachel David

Rachel David is a Waynesville, NC based black­smith, sculp­tor, designer, and maker. Her metal­work prac­tice is holis­tic; encom­pass­ing art, furni­ture, archi­tec­tural elements, activism, collab­o­ra­tions, and garden­ing. The work focuses on social and envi­ron­men­tal justice, commu­nity, and commu­ni­ca­tion; analyz­ing the many layers of colo­niza­tion, restraints, and expec­ta­tions across bodies and land­scapes. She has exhib­ited work nation­ally and inter­na­tion­ally in solo and group exhi­bi­tions. Her work has been published in numer­ous books and maga­zines and is included in the collec­tions of the City of New Orleans, the Simone Benet­ton Foun­da­tion, and numer­ous private individuals.


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.