Janet A. Collins is a graduate of the Cabinet & Furniture Program at North Bennet Street School in Boston, MA. She has been a custom furniture maker and woodturner for over 20 years. She has taught numerous workshops in furniture making and woodturning around the New England area. She currently teaches woodworking full time at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH. She has written woodworking articles for Fine Woodworking magazine and WoodenBoat magazine. Her woodworking and woodturning studio is located at her home in Ryegate, VT.