Student Profiles

Meet Jesslyn Stanley: Student and Assistant

Written by Heide Martin on .

Jesslyn Stanley has a unique perspective into life at the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, having spent six months here as both a Furniture Intensive student and Furniture Intensive assistant. She also apprenticed for a former CFC student who owns a professional furniture company in Atlanta, Georgia. Read on to learn more about Jesslyn’s experience at the CFC, and how she plans to put her education to use.

blog layout fillx

Student Profile: meet Emily Deutchman

on .


One glance over Emily Deutchman’s bench area and it becomes clear: this is a space inhabited by a remarkably creative person. Her small corner in the Nine-month building bristles with aesthetic delights from the bursts of color painted on a row of mason jars to a well-curated bulletin board composed of sketches, inspiring photos, and geometric wooden jewelry. As an emerging furniture maker, Emily isn’t just about style and creativity, she also values exceptional craftsmanship. As a result, her work combines timeless heirloom quality with her unique voice as a designer.

Student Profile: meet Nine-month student Kevin Chen

on .


Creativity is what drives Kevin Chen. Even back in middle school shop class he was excited by the creative problem-solving needed to understand spatial volumes and their relationships to one another. When Kevin designs something, he isn’t limited to the object itself, but rather, how that object affects its environment at large.


Student Profile: meet Nine-month student Cody Farmer

on .

One of my objectives for this blog is to give readers the opportunity to meet the students. Since coming to the Center two years ago as a student myself, I’ve continually been impressed by the spectrum of the student body. People of all ages and experience come from all over; and, although they are participating in the same program, their goals are often quite different.