Nancy Hiller is a full-time professional cabinetmaker with nearly 40 years’ experience. She specializes in period-style work for buildings of the late-19th through mid-20th centuries.
Hiller trained through the City & Guilds of London and worked for two shops in England before moving back to the United States in 1987. Here she worked for other shops before starting her business, NR Hiller Design, in 1995. Her work was chosen for exhibit in the Fearless Furniture show at the Indiana State Museum and she has been a presenter at Woodworking in America (2016) and Fine Woodworking Live (2019). She has taught at the Kelly Mehler School of Woodworking, Marc Adams School of Woodworking, Kansas City Woodworkers’ Guild, and Lost Art Press storefront. She is a frequent contributor to Fine Woodworking Magazine and has written for Popular Woodworking, Fine Homebuilding, and other national publications. In
addition, she has authored four books — English Arts & Crafts Furniture, Making Things Work, A Home of Her Own, and The Hoosier Cabinet in Kitchen History — and is working on a book about kitchens for Lost Art Press.