Lyle Wheeler is from Millers Creek, NC, and has been making chairs for more than 25 years. He has taught chairmaking in various seminars and workshops in the region for the last 20 years. Lyle is a member of the Southern Highland Craft Guild, for which he does educational demonstrations. His chairs have been shown in regional galleries featuring traditional and heritage exhibitions. He is also a blacksmith, a whimmy-diddle champion, and he enjoys communicating by postcard, one stamp at a time.