Richard Oedel has been making furniture since he was a teenager. His primary shop is in Boston, where he shares a 5,000 sq ft space with the other 7 members of Fort Point Cabinetmakers. He divides his time between Boston and his other design space in Wolfeboro, NH. His work is sold and exhibited nationally and is the past Chairman of the New Hampshire Furniture Masters . Federal furniture is one of his specialties.
He has been written up in Fine Woodworking, Woodshop News, Custom Wood Business and other periodicals, and is published in many books. He was the CWB conference Keynote Speaker in 2009 and was also the Chair of the national Furniture Society Conference, which was held in June 2010 at MIT. _ His work was featured most recently at the Fuller Museum as part of the Four Centuries of Massachusetts Furniture exhibition and is in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts.
- Boston, MA
- Professional Status