Steven Der-Garabedian is the lead instructor at In The Grain Workshop, a fine furniture school in Toronto, Ontario.  Steven has been woodworking since the early 1980’s and had started with self taught skills and eventually completed his formal training in woodworking at Rosewood Studio where he studied under several masters of the industry.

He teaches a hybrid style of woodworking where the initial work is completed with power tools and then refined with hand tools.

He works on select commissions through his own workshop, Black Walnut Studio as well as writing articles for Canadian Woodworking and Home Improvement Magazine.