Richard Wright's Profile

About

After spending the majority of my working life as a horticulturist, first in retail and then wholesale nurseries and later as the campus landscape manager of Mississippi University for Women, I now find myself enjoying woodturning and carving in my retirement. I have always enjoyed working with wood. I have seen first hand what storm damage can do to a tree. There had to be something better than paying the city to haul off damaged trees only to have them later burned or put in a landfill. What a waste of natural resources! Now I am able to salvage some of that wood and turn it into works of art or treasured keepsakes for someone special.

This shop is really a team effort. My wife, Susan, enjoys photographing my work and maintaining the shop so that I can spend my time being creative. We hope you enjoy looking through the shop and we urge you to come back often and tell your…

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  • Joined January 9, 2011

Favorite materials

gingko, maple, magnolia, walnut, cherry, bradford pear, purple heart, sycamore, dogwood, chinese tallow or any other locally grown trees

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About

After spending the majority of my working life as a horticulturist, first in retail and then wholesale nurseries and later as the campus landscape manager of Mississippi University for Women, I now find myself enjoying woodturning and carving in my retirement. I have always enjoyed working with wood. I have seen first hand what storm damage can do to a tree. There had to be something better than paying the city to haul off damaged trees only to have them later burned or put in a landfill. What a waste of natural resources! Now I am able to salvage some of that wood and turn it into works of art or treasured keepsakes for someone special.

This shop is really a team effort. My wife, Susan, enjoys photographing my work and maintaining the shop so that I can spend my time being creative. We hope you enjoy looking through the shop and we urge you to come back often and tell your friends about us.

I have other examples of my work on my personal website at:
http://www.RicksWoodArt.com

You will find my shop policies here:
https://www.etsy.com/your/shops/RicksWoodArt/policies

Happy shopping!

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