Several worthy and wholesome families have their dreams of a renovated house realized, thanks to Netflix’s unique home improvement show ‘Instant Dream Home.’ A team of ultimate creative remodeling professionals analyzes and renovates the homes of the most deserving people who work diligently to make a difference in their community. The notable feature of the new reality show, as suggested by its name, is that it attempts to finish each makeover instantly in only one 12-hour cycle, shattering all prior remodeling records.
The heart-warming reactions of the families after their homes are entirely transformed fulfill the purpose of the team’s efforts. The experts take huge risks and undergo the pressure of a time crunch just to give beautiful makeovers to nominated homes. One team member who gave his creative best to each project is Erik Curtis- his delicate yet practical planning as a carpenter brought out the best in the renovated homes. If you wish to know more about this talented craftsman, here’s what we found out!
Erik Curtis’ Age, Family, and Background
Born on October 6, 1987, Erik belongs to a big Latvian family with a sister and a brother named Aleks Curtis. The now-34-year-old is a resident of Philadelphia, and apart from undertaking woodworking or carpentry projects, he also teaches these art forms. Erik completed his graduation with a B.A. in history and religion from Eastern University and later honed his skills in woodworking by further learning it from the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship in Maine.
While Erik is a private guy and does not share any details about his family members, he posts photos with his little niece, whom he adores. Apart from that, he only promotes his regular work on social media platforms.
Erik Curtis’ Profession
Erik is a self-proclaimed “hand-tool purist” who considers the craft of designing and carving a piece of furniture from a piece of wood a great art. After completing his course in CFC in 2012, Erik worked as a professional furniture maker for five years. He then joined Moorestown Friends School as a 3D design and woodworking teacher in 2017.
Sharing why he wanted to coach young students, Erik said, “Making the world a more beautiful place is my goal as a maker of things and making the world a better place is my goal as a person. Teaching young people to respect themselves and their own abilities is the first step toward that end.”
Erik now works with various clients as he continues to teach woodworking crafts through various platforms, including Instagram and YouTube. He shares videos such as lessons on crafting specific furniture, do’s and don’ts in woodworking, and general videos of him working on various projects. Furthermore, Erik works with clients through commissions and designs custom products in collaboration with several companies such as Saburrtooth, Home Depot, and TotalBoat.
Through all his work, the artist also does charity auctions and collaborates with various artists to create extraordinary furniture. In addition, he has his own website, E N Curtis, where people can view all his crafted items and even shop if they desire. His work in Netflix’s ‘Instant Dream Home’ reflects his skills and dedication to delicately working towards creating products that are perfect for families with several unique creative approaches.
Is Erik Curtis’ Dating Anyone?
As mentioned earlier, Erik prefers to keep his personal details under wraps and has not shared anything related to his dating life on any platform. It can be safe to assume that the talented sculptor is currently single and mainly focused on his craft because he hasn’t mentioned being in a relationship and the lack of reports on a probable partner. Apart from his work, we can tell that Erik loves camping outdoors and spending time with friends and family.
As the woodwork artist is doing well professionally, he is perhaps trying to build his career further and grow exponentially now that he has become a renovation expert celebrity. Therefore, we wish Erik the best in his career and hope he receives all the success and happiness he deserves.