Ben Strano is the web producer at FineWoodworking.com. As a youngster, he became engrossed in music, a passion that brought him to the Berklee College of Music in Boston, where he received a degree in music production and engineering. Soon after graduating, he began a career as a recording engineer in Nashville.
While expanding his woodworking and home-building skills, Ben also expanded his job skills, taking on video and audio projects for Lost Art Press, among others. He dove into web production and the social media landscape, connecting with all manner of woodworkers young and old.
Ben is an avid woodworker and starts every day off with an hour or so in the Fine Woodworking shop.
With so many people making chairs and carving spoons, the shaving horse is making a comeback and can be found in more shops than ever before. 25 years ago Brian Boggs re-envisioned what a shaving horse could be