Carley Ferrara


Carley Ferrara is the owner and lead craftsperson of Iron Mountain Forge & Furniture. Her practice combines woodworking, steel fabrication and blacksmithing. She has 16 years of experience in woodworking and nine years of experience in steel fabrication and blacksmithing and has studied with many amazing craftspeople. She prides herself on her attention to detail.

Ferrara earned a BFA in interior design from Miami University of Ohio, with a dual concentration in furniture making and business. She later received her MFA in Furniture Design from RISD and has since designed and built custom pieces for clients around the world. In 2015, she was one of six designers to compete on the first season of Ellen’s Design Challenge on HGTV.

Fall 2022

  • ID-2451-02 Metal I

Spring 2023

  • ID-2451-01 Metal I