Title: Lead Finisher & Woodshop Artisan
Summary: Alex Schlepphorst excels in carpentry and wood design, having practiced as a professional artisan for over 15 years. He has been a lead craftsman in cabinetry and specialty finish, and he has always been drawn to finding innovative ways to solve complicated design challenges. For him, producing an elegant object that embodies the design aesthetic is exceptionally satisfying, especially when he has helped design the project himself.
Experience: Alex enjoys the teamwork at Silent Rivers. Driven by the desire to promote and produce excellence, he is among like-minded artisans here. He says he particularly values that the company environment has such a strong “base of camaraderie, one in which people get along even in challenging moments because of their shared objectives.” In approaching his projects with both artistry and engineering, he brings to the team a resourcefulness and ingenuity for ways to maintain the high standards of Silent Rivers. Alex studied graphic design and sculpture in Kansas City. He also has specialized in architectural millwork and wood engineering and design. He uses these skills and perspective in all of his projects, bringing creativity to both conception and process.
I like that at Silent Rivers, the aesthetic drive is not secondary… and that our collaboration and artistry promotes a creative experience in the client’s world, too.”
More About Alex Schlepphorst: As a father of three young children, Alex also donates time and services to charity work that helps families with raising children in difficult circumstances.