Outgoing FS Board of Trustees President Bart Niswonger reflects on his past two years as president, the work that was accomplished, and the positive outlook he sees for the future of this organization.
Emily Pilloton is the Founder and Executive Director of the nonprofit Girls Garage. A designer, builder, educator, and author, she has taught thousands of young girls how to use power tools, weld, and build projects for their communities.
New board member Sarah Turner, President North Bennet Street School, talks about NBSS, her history as a maker, and why she joined the FS board.
Meet our newest Board Member! Meg Bye talks about how the FS became a community, family, and the shifting view of craft.
A writer who focuses on craft, Holly Gore was the winner of The Furniture Society’s first Writing Residency Educational Grant at the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts. Holly writes about modern and contemporary art. with a focus on American craft and woodworking.
Curators of groundbreaking exhibition Making a Seat at the Table: Women Transform Woodworking discuss their criteria, inspiration, upcoming book, and the role of women in woodworking.
San Diego Craft Collective is opening its doors in the Arts District at Liberty Station in San Diego. 4 curated bench spaces are available, and fall classes kick off beginning in September.
Geoff McKonly, of the Furniture Society Communications Team, spoke recently with outgoing Furniture Society President Forest Dickey about his work, his company (Varian Designs) and his involvement with The Furniture Society.
A new book by Furniture Society member Norman Pirollo. “I have been a Furniture Society member for years and have been greatly inspired by fellow makers in the Furniture Society. So it is my turn to share my journey and experience and hopefully inspire other makers.”
This article, written by Furniture Society Board of Trustees President Steffi Dotson, was reprinted with permission from the Journal of Green Building.
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