Chuck has been building furniture since he was 12. For ten years he worked at Irion Company Furniture Makers leaving as head of their chair and casework production. Since 1991, he has earned a reputation as a builder of the highest quality 18th century reproduction furniture. In 2007, he started the Acanthus Workshop to become a woodworking mentor, instructor and author. In 2013 He worked for Popular Woodworking Magazine as a senior editor. In 2014 he ventured out on his own and with a couple of woodworkers helped co-found 360 Woodworking. Fast forward to 2017 and Chuck is getting The Acanthus Workshop back online and educating for The Woodworking Shows.