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About Me


Hi there and welcome to my woodworking site!

My name's Rick, and you'll find me in the picture above being complimented quite well by Darragh, my wife of 31 years (we were younger then :-).

By day I sit at a desk in my home, on the phone, in front of a computer screen. Or I'm on a train, plane or in an automobile. By night and on weekends you'll likely find me with my wife, or involved in a church activity, running errands, or enjoying some form of entertainment. In between all of that, I try to find some time to work with my hands and satisfy that internal craving to build something and put a gleam in someone's eye.

We do have a child that keeps us busy. Her name is Emma and she is a toy poodle (the one in the picture passed some time ago). Fortunately, small poodles require less maintenance than real children, otherwise I'd never have gotten this site off of the ground!

I'd really like to focus primarily on creating rocking horses, as there's something magical that happens when a child's imagination encounters the wonders of a well-made steed, a magic that will be passed to children of future generations with their own adventures to be fulfilled. And in this day and age of video games and less imaginative entertainment, I think that can only be a good thing. 
I also have side gigs that I'll put here for those interested:

Have fun exploring.

~ Rick