Garrett Hack builds contemporary interpretations of Federal and other classic American styles on his farm in Thetford Center, Vermont. A furniture maker for 36 years, Garrett originally trained at Boston University's Program in Artisanry. He is the author of The Handplane Book (Taunton Press, 1997) and Classic Hand Tools (Taunton Press,1999). His articles appear frequently in Fine Woodworking, to which he is a Contributing Editor. Garrett is a member of the New Hampshire Furniture Masters Association.