Our graduates are employed by Chicago's top companies producing the finest cabinets, furniture, architectural millwork and musical instruments in the world!
Audrey Day at Lyon & Healy Harps
Audrey, Lyon & Healy Harps. Audrey's claim to fame is graduating with the historic first class of the Woodworkers Training Program and achieving 20 YEARS on the job at Lyon & Healy Harps!!! She uses both hand tools and machines to craft the finest concert harps made.

Daniel Guerrero at Holly Hunt Ltd.
Daniel, Holly Hunt, Ltd. 
Daniel used the skills he learned at Greater West Town project to start his career in fine furniture making at Troscan Design. He has since moved on to Holly Hunt Ltd. where he supervises the shop producing high-end custom furniture.

Andrei Stockton
Andrei, A&M Wood Specialty.  Andrei is shown here in training using a router to finish the edge on a Corian solid surface counter top. After graduation he was placed at A&M a manufacturer of custom trim and mouldings and specialty wood products.

Demetrius Harrington at Lyon & Healy
Demetrius, Lyon & Healy Harps. Demetrius works on one of the most critical parts of a concert harp, here we see him inspecting the soundboards that he has matched and glued-up.


Melvin Hill at Closet Works
Melvin, Closet WorksMelvin took charge of the second shift at Closet Works, Inc. after demonstrating his mastery of CNC skills and people skills. Here Melvin is setting up the computer controlled panel saw for a project.


Randy Ceaser at Owl Hardwood Lumber Co.
Randy, Owl Hardwood Lumber Company. 
Randy has 9 years of experience running a moulder, one of the most complicated machines in the woodworking industry. He built on what he learned at Greater West Town to learn this in-demand skill on the job at Owl Hardwood Lumber.


Josalan Poole
Josalan, Skyline Furniture.  Josalan is shown here in training installing cabinet hardware. She started working immediately after graduation at Skyline Furniture where she assembles fine furniture sold by some of the most well know retailers in the country.

Flora Lau
Flora, Larson Juhl Inc.  Shown here in training with her final project, a veneered hanging desk, after graduating from the program Flora went on to work for Larson Juhl Inc. a large manufacturer of custom picture frames.