Austin School of Furniture & Design
Join us at our Hand Tool Event® in Austin, TX!
December 6-7, 2019
Friday (10am - 6pm)
Saturday (10am - 5pm)
Hosted by the Austin School of Furniture & Design
Admission is free and open to the public.
Click HERE to generate directions using Google Maps.
Parking is available on site.
About the Venue
The Austin School of Furniture & Design is a woodworking and furniture school located in the heart of south Austin. The school is focused on passing down the traditional craft of woodworking and fostering a creative environment for the next generation of furniture makers.
We offer free shipping on orders placed at the Event (excludes Workbenches, Vise Hardware, and Dovetail Chain Drive Vises).
Jason Thigpen - Texas Heritage Woodworks
Texas Heritage Woodworks was established in 2012. Specializing in Shop Aprons, Tool Rolls, Leatherwork and Vise Hardware, each item is meticulously crafted by hand in our small Texas shop. Utilizing traditional methods and tools, they work tirelessly to evoke a time when quality was the standard, not the exception.
Frank Strazza - Furnituremaker
Frank Strazza builds heirloom quality furniture one piece at a time in his small studio workshop in Central Texas. He uses traditional joinery throughout and utilizes handtools for much of his work. He has won multiple Awards for his work. He has participated in building furniture for the White House in Washington D.C.
Mateo Panzica - The Lazarus Handplane Co.
Mateo Panzica of the Lazarus Handplane Co. is a toolmaker in Louisville, KY. His planes and slicks are made entirely by himself, blades and all. His diverse past endeavors include time spent working in bronze casting, making furniture, doing high end furniture conservation at the Chicago Conservation Center, and building timber frame structures in Southern Appalachia.
Julian Cossmann Cooke - Cossmann Violins
Co-owners Julian Cossmann Cooke and Heather J. Cooke have called Austin home for nearly 25 years. They established Cossmann Violins with one overarching goal: to handcraft high quality violins, violas, and cellos and make them and their maintenance available to intermediate to advanced players at prices that don’t break the bank.
Cossmann Violins also provides a full range of repair and restoration services.