Karen Ernst

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Karen Ernst is a Professor in the Art Department at PennWest University Edinboro, where she has been teaching Woodworking/Furniture Design since 2004. She holds an MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design, a BA in Studio Art from SUNY Geneseo and has over twenty-five years of woodworking and design experience. Her work has been exhibited across the US and is included in many private collections. In 2023 she was accepted as a Roycroft Artisan in East Aurora, NY. She is currently the President of the Board of Trustees of The Furniture Society.


Make a Cabinet Using Sliding Dovetail Joinery

Sliding dovetail joinery is a great way to construct a small table-top or wall-hung cabinet, or even a bookshelf that is strong and beautiful. Designed for the intermediate-level participant, this […]

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