Ellen Kaspern is a custom furniture maker and graduate of the North Bennet Street School's Cabinet & Furniture Making program. She owns Ellen Kaspern Design and is a member of the cooperative The Ellwood Shop in Concord, MA. In addition to designing and building custom furniture, she has been teaching woodworking at the North Bennet Street School for over a decade. Ellen demonstrates woodworking techniques throughout New England. She has written articles for Fine Woodworking Magazine and her lessons are featured in instructional videos for their website.