Natural Edge Furniture's Mike Ross says his Bend, Oregon, company adapts tools to make live-edge tables an other furniture pieces. Ross opened Natural Edge Furniture in 2010 and plays a vital role in every aspect of the business - from hauling fallen trees to writing and producing a local television ad. Mike spent a lot of time with his grandfather and dad building, fixing, and tinkering.

After school Ross  spent many years learning his craft by working at multiple furniture and cabinet companies. Mike really enjoys the ‘producer to consumer aspect’ of his business as well as the environmental friendliness. As the Founder of Bends Makers District and an Orchard District Board Member, Ross is heavily invested in building sustainable inter-connected community in Bend. www.naturaledgefurniture.com

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