My wide ranging experience in custom cabinetry, home furnishings, and architectural woodworking has helped me developed a skill set that lends itself to problem solving and innovation. I am currently seeking the opportunity to work with other craftspeople in a positive work environment.
woodworker, 04/2015 to Current Scott Roeder Woodworking – Portland, OR Further developed both furniture making and millwork skills on a variety of commercial and residential projects. SRW specializes in historical restoration, and the challenge of reproducing old world craftsmanship using modern techniques has been especially rewarding.
woodworker, 06/2002 to 04/2015 Creative Woodworking NW – Portland, OR My work at Creative involved working closely with our clients as a maker and consultant. Consisting of furniture makers, luthiers, designers, and hobbyists, they helped me build a reputation for creative problem solving and a deeper knowledge of the properties and manipulation of wood. Developed skills in jigging and machining curved elements, complex joinery, and proper care and maintenance of most common shop equipment.
woodworker, 06/1999 to 06/2002 The Joinery – Portland, OR Builder in the case department. Projects involved construction of custom and production runs of solid wood furnishings, from cutout to finish.
woodworker, 03/1994 to 06/1999 Nova Diversified – Portland, OR (defunct) Research and development, prototyping, and construction of wooden musical instruments, including marimbas, flutes, and other tuned percussion instruments.
As co-owner of The Belmont Goats, I had the great pleasure of designing and building their modular post and beam shelter. Designed to be a knock down piece, the 250 sq. ft structure has successfully been disassembled (the easy part) and reassembled at the publicly accessible herd's current home in Lents.