Episode 112 – Erika of Madera by Erika

Episode 112 – Erika of Madera by Erika Erika is a wife, mom of 4, and fine furniture maker.  Erika started her journey with 7th grade shop class in 2002 and has continued since then. She built several furniture pieces that she designed before she even left high school.  More recently she completed the Mastery […]

Wonder Women 024 – Erica Ehrenbard

Wonder Women 024 – Erica Ehrenbard Erica is a sculptor based in Philadelphia with a practice that spans fine art, design, research, and metal fabrication. Her artwork can be found in galleries as well as public and private spaces, and she has collaborated with architects, artists, and designers to progress creative projects across many scales […]

Wonder Women 23 – Dana of Herdesk

Wonder Women 23 – Dana of Herdesk Dana is the founder of herdesk and Positive Equation. Herdesk is a responsibly-made desk designed by and for women, built in the U.S. Prior to COVID, Dana was using a cheaply-made desk that came broken. She found there was no functionality besides setting things on the top. When […]

Wonder Women 022 – Katy of Keene Lane Co.

Wonder Women 022 – Katy of Keene Lane Co. Katy designs, builds and sews original, one-of-a-kind furniture and home decor. Her skills grew from a young age. Katy’s mother was an artist who instilled creativity as early as she can remember, and her father owned a ranch where she helped with hands on projects around […]

Wonder Women 021 – Larissa of LOHR Woodworking Studio

Wonder Women 021 – Larissa of LOHR Woodworking Studio Larissa started being trained as a woodworking apprentice under Jeff Lohr in 2012 and has spent every moment since then learning the craft from the ground up. Previously a math teacher, she had no background in woodworking and found a passion in furniture-making. She is constantly […]

Wonder Women 020 – Bronte of Freeman Fabrication

Wonder Women 020 – Bronte of Freeman Fabrication Bronte is a trained and certified welder that owns her own custom fabrication and furniture design business. Her journey began with needing to furnish her first apartment. Not wanting any part in the “fast furniture” movement (quick to make, quick to break”, she set out to build […]

Wonder Women 019 – Monica & Jessy of Cirro Studio

Wonder Women 019 – Monica & Jessy of Cirro Studio Monica and Jessy are business partners and life heart-ners. Together they create wood furniture and housewares, keeping a high focus on detail with an emphasis on design. They serve both residential and commercial markets, combining traditional furniture-making practices with a modern and minimalistic design approach […]

Wonder Women 018 – Roxanne of Suite City Woman

Wonder Women 018 – Roxanne of Suite City Woman Roxanne is a maker, restorer, re-imagineer, small business owner and blogger. She makes well-crafted, small-batch, artisanal products such as furniture using scrap leather and natural sustainable fibers. She also creates miniature themed apartment suites that are completed with real miniature furniture and art on the wall. […]

Wonder Women 017 – Barbie the Welder

Wonder Women 017 – Barbie the Welder Barbie the welder is an American metal sculptor. She grew up in New York, learning from her parents the art of being able to make or fix something yourself. She started her career in welding after finding inspiration from the film Cast Away. Barbie started her welding career […]

Wonder Women 016 – Alicia Butty, Canadian Welder Girl

Wonder Women 016 – Alicia Butty, Canadian Welder Girl Alicia has been making since she can remember, and welding since she was about 10. When an event took her out of the more traditional university for a while, at the suggestion of family, she took a welding class to keep her hands busy and continue […]