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Abby Mechanic

Woodworker, Furniture Designer, TFS Board Member

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Abby Mechanic

Abby Mechanic received her BFA from the Maine College of Art with a concen­tra­tion in Wood­work­ing and Furni­ture Design. Upon grad­u­at­ing she has spent time working in various design studios such as Luur Design, Nate Berkus, and Matter Prac­tice. In 2015, Mechanic began working at Parsons as a Tech­ni­cian in their wood­work­ing facil­ity. Since then she has assisted in the 2015 New School Archi­tec­ture Design/​Build, and has most recently been appointed the posi­tion of Manager of the Making Center at Parsons. Abby is now working closely with upper manage­ment to imple­ment admin­is­tra­tive support for staff hiring, sched­ul­ing, and commit­tee work. She works with Direc­tors as well as Manage­ment to align Making Center objec­tives across all shops, labs, and facil­i­ties, by creat­ing systems and support. Outside of Parsons, Mechanic currently leads spoon carving work­shops across the country in spaces such as Fort Houston in Nashville, TN and The Wing in New York, NY.

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