Patrick Molzahn is the Director of the Cabinetmaking & Millwork program at Madison College (Wisconsin). Prior to becoming an educator, Patrick ran his own business for several years specializing in architectural millwork and custom furniture. A Fine Art and Architecture graduate of The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Patrick researched Japanese art and architecture for three years in Japan, returning to the U.S. to study traditional wooden boatbuilding at the Northwest School of Wooden Boat Building. He is a founding board member of the Woodwork Career Alliance (WCA) and in 2008, Patrick received the distinguished “Educator of the Year” award from the Woodworking Machinery Industry Association (WMIA). His writings have appeared in Fine Woodworking, Fine Homebuilding, and Wood Digest among others and he recently authored the fifth edition revision of the classic textbook Modern Cabinetmaking.