THOMAS STANGELAND has been crafting fine furniture for more than 30 years and has taught at MASW since 2003. His work appears in various collections around the country and on several continents. He was commissioned by the Disney Company to build the Presidential and Vice-Presidential Suites for the Grand Californian Hotel in Anaheim. Over the years, Tom has trained fifteen apprentices. He is a member/owner of Northwest Fine Woodworking (NWFW) and a member of Northwest Designer Craftsman, a juried crafts organization. He participated in the founding conference of Woodworkers Alliance for Rain Forest Protection (WARP). His work has been featured in Fine Woodworking, Home Furniture, Woodshop News, Woodworker West, and The Craft Reports, to name a few. Tom has also served as a lecturer at the Historic Seattle Bungalow Home Show and at Bellevue and Seattle Central community colleges. He is one of the craftspeople featured in The Difference Makers, published by The Lost Art Press.