Mason McBrien


Mason McBrien has combined the roles of instructor and facilities manager at the Center since 2011, while still finding time to accept commissions for furniture and wood turning. After years of self-employment building custom furniture, museum installations, and historic garden architecture in New Hampshire, Mason enrolled in the Center’s 2007-2008 Nine-month Comprehensive and subsequently was awarded a Fellowship. His work is represented in collections in more than ten countries on six continents and has been published in Fine Woodworking and in Lark Books’ 500 Tables (2009) and 500 Cabinets (2010).

Mason is a Staff Instructor teaching Next Steps in Furniture Making, Just Joinery, Hand Tool Camp, segments of the Nine-month Comprehensive  and Community Classes.