Both originally from Southern California, Joshua Friedman and Lindsey Muscato studied fine art in the San Francisco Bay Area.
After receiving a Bachelors of Fine Art in sculpture, Friedman turned his focus to woodworking. He apprenticed in Japanese-style timber framing, finish carpentry, and furniture making with Joinery Structures in Oakland, California.
After living in the Bay Area and New York City, Friedman and Muscato returned to their native Southern California to launch Base 10. They live and work in Los Angeles with their two sons.