Todd A. Clippinger - Designer/Craftsman
I started out as a remodeling contractor in 1997, and by 2004 I stepped into the world of fine woodworking when I designed and built a table for my wife, Rita. From then on, I was addicted to designing and building fine furnishings, both fitted and freestanding.
In 2007 I was a juried artist in the Western Design Conference. This confirmed the high level of craftsmanship and design that I had achieved.
In 2012 I was one of the 25 invited craftsmen to show in a fine woodworking exhibition at the Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman, Montana.
I am self-taught, I never had an apprenticeship or formal training but my development was not without the help and advice of others. I feel it is my responsibility to share woodworking knowledge with others as freely as it was shared with me, and the internet has provided a great opportunity to do this.
After some time of helping woodworkers at other sites, I determined it was time to set up my own site for sharing my woodworking knowledge and experience. This site acts as a single location that woodworkers may browse through the information that I share.
It is my hope that this sight acts as a repository of information and images that will inspire and educate other woodworkers in their woodworking journey.
Sharing and supporting others in their woodworking journey is in the true spirit of the American Craftsman and so my motto has become: