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The hand lies between the heart and the mind.

Timeless heirloom furniture, doors, and entryways



About Functional Art

Lou Kern, founder and owner of Functional Art, is a master woodworker and furniture maker whose specialty is building beautiful custom pieces with wood. A self-taught craftsman who has over 40 years of experience and 80,000 hours working with his hands at his craft.

His work is characterized by a deep respect for traditional construction combined with the use of modern machinery and materials. The result is a body of work distinguished for its timelessness, artistic quality, enduring strength, and love for detail.

Heirloom Furniture

Doors and Entryways

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