THE INDUSTRIAL CRAFTSMAN is a custom furniture business, focusing on custom cabinetry, architectural millwork, finishing carpentry, artistically crafted One-of-a-Kind furnishings and limited batch production line furniture.
NATHAN KUSHNER’S education began at Confederation College in an Industrial Woodworking Program in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Nathan studied Creative Woodworking and Finishing Carpentry at Selkirk College in Nelson BC and apprenticed with a millwork and custom cabinet shop in Vancouver. In 2001 he left British Columbia to attend the Furniture Program at Sheridan College in Oakville, ON. During his summers Nathan worked as a student assistant for furniture designer Michael Fortune in Lakefield, ON.
After graduation from Sheridan, Nathan took part in an Assistantship and a Studio Fellowship at The Center for Furniture Craftsmanship (CFC) in Rockport, Maine. Nathan’s furniture has been exhibited in Nelson, BC, Toronto, ON, Rockport, MA and at the International Furniture Fair in New York City.
Completing his term at the CFC Nathan return to Ontario where he worked along side Michael Fortune as his lead hand. In 2011 Nathan graduated from the Architectural Technology Program at Confederation College. Today Nathan brings his experience and passion creating unique furniture in Northwestern Ontario.