The Appalachian Heritage Woodshop

The Appalachian Heritage Woodshop


Wood/Hard Surface Refinishing


In 2011 I obtained my business license to build furniture as well as teach woodworking. Utilizing a grant from the WV Commission on the Arts I built a wood drying kiln in 2012 and was also juried into Tamarack in Beckley, WV. I initiated a woodworking program and taught for a non-profit organization in the Kentucky prison system. I began demonstrating woodworking with hand tools at Heritage Farm and Village Museum in Huntington, WV in 2014. I began The Appalachian Heritage Woodshop project in 2017 and now share my love of furniture with others through video on WV PBS stations and YouTube.

I am now able to enjoy the profession of custom designing and building furniture, as well as, teaching woodworking to others.


Jerill Vance

Arts, Culture & EntertainmentCabinets & CountertopsWood/Hard Surface Refinishing
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