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I am a mother, grandmother, and a hardworking farm wife for approximately 43 years. When not in the field helping my hubby, I always had a project in the works. I picked up a piece of wood about 25 years ago and started carving with my pocketknife. I did not realize I had a knack for woodcarving until I hurt my knee teaching my youngest son to drive when he was young. I was stuck in my rocking chair for many months so I started to woodcarve with an old pocketknife.

I have always had a project going at the farm. My main focus is woodcarving but I have also been busy working with stained glass. I have also taught myself to make jewelry out of gemstones. I have always been interested in rockhounding and lapidary work. I have recently taken a metalsmithing class with my daughter. Included in the class, we also had the rare opportunity to mine our own turquoise. What a treat it was. I also…

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  • Born on February 15
  • Joined March 30, 2007

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wood, cement, stained glass, gemstones, jewelry, turquoise, lapidary

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I am a mother, grandmother, and a hardworking farm wife for approximately 43 years. When not in the field helping my hubby, I always had a project in the works. I picked up a piece of wood about 25 years ago and started carving with my pocketknife. I did not realize I had a knack for woodcarving until I hurt my knee teaching my youngest son to drive when he was young. I was stuck in my rocking chair for many months so I started to woodcarve with an old pocketknife.

I have always had a project going at the farm. My main focus is woodcarving but I have also been busy working with stained glass. I have also taught myself to make jewelry out of gemstones. I have always been interested in rockhounding and lapidary work. I have recently taken a metalsmithing class with my daughter. Included in the class, we also had the rare opportunity to mine our own turquoise. What a treat it was. I also have an eye for antiques and that special find.

I hope you enjoy my creations as much as I have had making them. Should you have any questions or special requests, please feel free to contact me.

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