About the Maker

Jake Ryder has lived in the Pacific Northwest his whole life. Professionally he has worked as a Furniture Designer, Blacksmith, Glass Artist, and Travel Writer/Photographer. His work reflects an insatiable desire to learn new craft techniques, and a strong interest in incorporating recycled materials as much as possible. Often Jake can be found in his Artist’s Studio in Southeast Portland where he designs and builds furniture with inlaid glass he casts himself, and builds custom cargo bicycles.

Jake Ryder