Laura Zahn is a Los Angeles based furniture maker. She is a graduate of the fine furniture program at College of the Redwoods in northern California. True to the school’s philosophy, Laura aims to combine sensitivity toward her material with personal expression in her work. She strives for fine craftsmanship. Laura uses machines as a starting point in her process, but she focuses on the handwork that makes each piece a unique, heirloom-quality item.

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2013
Fine Woodworking, April 2013.

2012
Excellence in Craftsmanship, Artistry in Wood, Sonoma County Woodworkers Association, Santa Rosa, CA.
Austin Hardwoods Industry Award, OC Fair, Orange County Woodworkers Association, Costa Mesa, CA.
1st and 2nd place, Fine Furniture, OC Fair, Orange County Woodworkers Association, Costa Mesa, CA.
Woodworker West, May-June 2012, page 18.
Woodworker West, September-October 2012, page 18.

2011
Best of Show and 2nd place, Fine Furniture, WoodFair, Humboldt Woodworking Society, Arcata, CA.
Woodworker West, July-August 2011, page 45.

 

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