Scott Grove is a self-taught seasoned woodworker known for layers of artistic expression and unconventional techniques. He maintains his own studio in western New York and has worked as studio director for the world-renowned furniture maker Wendell Castle. Scott has won four Veneer Tech Craftsman Challenge Awards, an unprecedented achievement, and has pioneered a number of alternative veneering techniques including asymmetrical matching and veneering extreme compound curves. He has also won the NICHE Award for his trompe l’oeil wood carving, a DuPont Prize for innovative use of materials, and a National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) grant for sculpture. Scott has written for, and been featured in, a variety of publications including Fine Woodworking and Fine Home Building; and he has authored the books Advanced Veneering and Alternative Techniques and Hardwood Edging and Inlays for Curved Tables (Schiffer Books).