Jon Binzen


Jon Binzen is Deputy Editor at Fine Woodworking and lives in New Milford, CT. In the 1980s, he worked in woodshops and taught at a woodworking school for refugees in Philadelphia. He later spent several years in Malaysia writing, working in a refugee camp, and making furniture in a Malay shop. Since 1993 Jon has pursued a full-time career in journalism, during which he has freelanced, co-written and edited books, and filled numerous positions at Fine Woodworking as an author, editor, and photographer. Other magazines for which he has written on furniture and architecture include This Old House, American Craft, and Home Furniture. Jon’s books include Arts and Crafts Furniture (Taunton Press, 2003), which he co-wrote with Kevin Rodel, and Speaking of Furniture: Conversations with 14 American Masters (The Artist Book Foundation, 2016), which he edited.

Jon teaches Woodworking Journalism.