Garry Knox Bennett

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Garry Knox Bennett
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Bennett working on a bandsaw.
Garry Knox Bennett

Known forFurniture

Garry Knox Bennett (born October 8, 1934 in Alameda, California) is an American woodworker, furniture maker, metalworker and artist, known for his whimsical, inventive and unconventional uses of materials and designs in his work. His long-established workshop and studio is in Oakland, California.

In popular culture[edit]

In a season 7 episode of the NBC show Parks and Recreation, Garry Knox Bennett is listed by main character Ron Swanson as one of only two celebrities that he recognizes.


  • Made in Oakland: The Furniture of Garry Knox Bennett, American Craft Museum, New York, 2001; ISBN 1-890385-03-4 (catalogue for retrospective exhibition, curated by Ursula Ilse-Neuman)

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