Our Team

Fergus Somers

Fergus Somers

Managing Director

Fergus is a furniture design teacher in CSN in Cork, with an interest in 3D design and digital fabrication.

Sean Breen

Sean Breen

Director

Sean is from Cork and currently lectures in GMIT Letterfrack, the centre of excellence for furniture making in Ireland.

Tony Farrell

Tony Farrell

Director

Tony Farrell is a successful woodturner, his work has been exhibited internationally and is on sale both online and in retail. He is former engineering lecturer in CIT and current chair of Cork Craft & Design.

Alice Dooley

Alice Dooley

Director

Alice is a former Adult Education teacher with a background in Business. She currently works in IT and lasercutting. She is currently focussed on the development of a Digital Making space at Benchspace.

David Scannell

David Scannell

Director

David works full time in the Technology Industry and in his spare time can be found covered in sawdust or making plans to generate more sawdust.

Peter Johnson

Peter Johnson

Director

Peter is a keen woodworker and when he’s not hard at it in Benchspace, he spends his time working in Finance.