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    The Nuts & Bolts of Running Your Business

    A 6‑session series of profes­sional devel­op­ment program­ming to that offer insights, guid­ance, and profes­sional prac­tices to help develop/​advance your career and grow your busi­ness. Each program is open to all levels of makers — from students to seasoned professionals.

    Shop Talk w/​Abby Mechanic
    Febru­ary 7‑March 132024

    A guide to build­ing + main­tain­ing a shop facil­ity
    (For Acad­e­mic, Indus­trial & Personal Shops)

    Next Program: Mate­ri­als + Supplies
    Wednes­day, Febru­ary 21, 7 – 8:30pm

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    Featured Member

    Each month we cele­brate the work of one or more of our talented members.

    This week’s featured member — Richard Oedel

    Febru­ary 19 – 252024

    Richard Oedel has been making furni­ture since he was a teenager. His primary shop is in Wolfeboro, NH, where he recently moved full time. His work is sold and exhib­ited inter­na­tion­ally and is the past Chair­man of the New Hamp­shire Furniture Masters.

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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.

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    Community Calendar

    Check out events, appli­ca­tion dead­lines, grant oppor­tu­ni­ties and more!

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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.

February 19 – 252024

Featured Member: Richard Oedel

Richard Oedel has been featured in Fine Wood­work­ing, Wood­shop News, as well as other peri­od­i­cals and books. A sought after Keynote speaker, he was also the Chair of the national Furni­ture Society Confer­ence in 2010 at MIT.


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.