Ellen Kaspern is a custom furniture maker and graduate of the North Bennet Street School’s Cabinet & Furniture Making program. She owns Ellen Kaspern Design and is a member of the cooperative The Ellwood Shop in Concord, MA. In addition to designing and building custom furniture, she has been teaching woodworking and furniture making for over 15 years. Her workshop teaching experience includes the North Bennet Street School, Massachusetts College of Art & Design, and the Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts. Ellen demonstrates woodworking techniques throughout New England. She has given talks and demonstrations at the National Museum of Industrial Industry, Boston Design Week, Boston Athenaeum, Peabody Essex Museum, Old Sturbridge Village and Society of Arts & Crafts. She has written articles for Fine Woodworking Magazine and her lessons are featured in instructional videos for their website.