Mike Harrigan

MIKE HARRIGAN has been operating his own architectural millwork and custom cabinetry shop for 30 years in northwest Indiana near Chicago. The shop specializes in curved interior trim for homes including casing, baseboard and crown moldings. Additionally, he designs and builds fireplace mantels, entertainment centers, bookcases and furniture for the new and remodeled home markets using curved components wherever possible. He left the electrical engineering field and started in woodworking full time in 1989. After completely remodeling and adding onto their home, he was surprised with the town’s beautification award for his work. Since starting at MASW in 2001, Mike has taken over 40 classes, completing the Masters of Woodworking in 2004. He won the MASW Excellence Through Education Award’s professional division in 2005 and received honorable mention in 2006. Mike also designed and built a curved pergola which was featured in Fine Homebuilding magazine. When not making sawdust in the shop he is a captain on his town’s volunteer fire department, and is trying to complete his patient wife’s to do list.

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