About Fernweh Woodworking
Justin Nelson started Fernweh Woodworking in 2015. He calls his role "Designer/Craftsman" and cherishes both the woodworking and design elements of the company. A former Marine Officer, Justin has a bachelor's degree in business from Purdue University, and is a self-taught woodworker. He is inspired by the design philosophy and work ethic of Sam Maloof, and admires the legacy and designs of Hans Wegner and the Eames, among many others. "I'm just a baby woodworker and designer, and to some extent I hope to always feel that way; no matter how much you learn, you should al...Read More
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Fernweh Woodworking launched its first furniture line item in 2017, called "The Tripod Table." It was the first exploration into the seamless joinery that is now signature in all new furniture items. Next came "The Sling Chair" which won two awards at the Oregon IIDA Design Excellence Awards in Portland. Fernweh Woodworking is growing into a small-batch furniture studio with the goal of remaining organic and handmade.
Hand stitched leather on a hand shaped frame
Fernweh Woodworking launched its first furniture line item in 2017, called "The Tripod Table." It was the first exploration into the seamless joinery that is now signature in all new furniture items.
"I hope to do my small part to keep the craft of woodworking not only alive, but fresh." - Justin, Designer || Craftsman
Handcrafted Joinery on the Coffee Table
The Dining Table in Walnut by Fernweh Woodworking - Modern handcrafted small batch furniture
Using the best tool for the job includes exploring everything from the beautiful hand tools from the likes of Lie-Nielsen and Veritas, to experimenting with new types of power tools that can make seamless joinery a time-efficient process.
Modern design with classic joinery
The White Ash Sling Chair in Brown Leather
White Ash Sling Chair in Brown Leather