Rick Mastelli has been an editor, photographer, videographer, and craft journalist since 1979. He is a principal of Image & Word, a publication-services partnership. Rick has contributed to numerous books, written for various craft publications, and produced dozens of video and DVD programs in woodworking, homebuilding, and the fiber arts. He was an associate editor of Fine Woodworking (in the black-and-white years), editor of American Woodturner, and publications manager for two national non-profits. His teaching experience includes English at the high school and community college levels. Rick also made a living (for a couple of years) as a woodworker. He holds an M.A.T., Binghamton University (SUNY), in English, with an undergraduate minor in studio art and film.