Alex Jaynes is a designer and furniture maker who grew up in Knoxville, TN. He earned a degree in Industrial Design from Auburn University, after which he helped design rockets for NASA.
He made the move to full-time woodworking in 2011 and honed his craft for several years in Boston as a member of Charlestown Furniture Makers. In 2017, he returned to his hometown and moved into a historic grist mill with his partner, Kelly.
Alex loves problem solving, spoon carving, old tools, hand-cut joinery, and smart design that balances style and function.