Frank Strazza is a traditional fine furniture maker, with over 30 years experience, based in Central TX. He began woodworking at age 11. After completing high school, Frank served a traditional apprenticeship and journymanship, including studying with Paul Sellers.

Frank’s work has been featured in both local and national publications. He also participated in building furniture for the permanent collection at the White House, in Washington D.C. His work has won top awards in nationally recognized furniture shows across the country including, Best of Show, 1st and 2nd place, People’s Choice, Best Traditional Furniture and more.

Frank has taught at many different venues across the country, and continues to teach, passing along the traditional craft, of hand tool woodworking.

His interests include: windsor chair making, inlay, violin making, and marquetry. When not in the shop, Fran can be found cycling for miles around the Texas Hill Country or playing the mandolin and cello with the symphony and a local Americana band.

Examples of Work