Meet Matt, Founder of Sabi Woodwork

As the founder of Sabi Woodwork, Matt brings a lifetime of passion and dedication to the craft of woodworking. His journey in woodworking began long before the inception of Sabi Woodwork, rooted in a childhood fascination with building and creating From a young age, Matt's love for woodworking was evident. Starting with simple carving and building projects, he honed his skills under the guidance of his father, who instilled in him a deep appreciation for craftsmanship and a knack for working with his hands.

Throughout his formative years, Matt immersed himself in the world of construction and woodworking. From assisting with home construction projects to pursuing a degree in construction management, he gained invaluable experience and mentorship from seasoned craftsmen who helped shape his approach to the craft.

Matt's journey led him to explore various facets of woodworking, from residential construction to fine furniture making. Inspired by woodworking luminaries such as George Nakashima and James Krenov, he delved deeper into the artistry and craftsmanship of woodworking, continually expanding his knowledge and skill set.

Driven by his passion for woodworking, Matt eventually found his way back to the shop, where he immersed himself in the craft of fine furniture and cabinetmaking. Fueled by a desire to create exceptional pieces that marry form and function, he embarked on his journey as a woodworker, founding Sabi Woodwork as a testament to his dedication to the craft.

Matt attributes much of his success to the guidance and support of his father, who instilled in him a love for working with your hands from an early age. He also credits his former colleagues and woodworking legends for inspiring and shaping his journey, recognizing the profound impact they've had on his craft.

For Matt, woodworking is more than just a profession—it's a way of life. It's a pursuit driven by passion, creativity, and a relentless commitment to excellence. Through Sabi Woodwork, Matt continues to channel his love for woodworking into every project, creating timeless pieces that reflect his dedication to the craft.