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Chris is a woodworker and boat builder. Born in the U.S. to Swedish parents, he grew up in a Swedish household, and spent time in Sweden. He has been heavily influenced by the Scandinavian style of folk art and wood carving techniques. He uses much of the proceeds towards non-profit community ventures he volunteers for, such as gas for "Meals on Wheels" deliveries and materials for teaching a wood shop class as part of "Building Bridges for Youth".

His daughter Erica is the wood carving apprentice and does the "quality control", finishing, painting and marketing for the etsy shop. She enjoys simply being crafty in a variety of different media.

If you're looking for the Harry Potter Invitations, Baby Shower Invitations, Gingerbread Felt Diecuts, or scalloped labels that were previously listed in this shop, they've been…

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  • Joined March 21, 2011

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Wood, American Tulip Wood, poplar, shellac, acrylic

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About

Chris is a woodworker and boat builder. Born in the U.S. to Swedish parents, he grew up in a Swedish household, and spent time in Sweden. He has been heavily influenced by the Scandinavian style of folk art and wood carving techniques. He uses much of the proceeds towards non-profit community ventures he volunteers for, such as gas for "Meals on Wheels" deliveries and materials for teaching a wood shop class as part of "Building Bridges for Youth".

His daughter Erica is the wood carving apprentice and does the "quality control", finishing, painting and marketing for the etsy shop. She enjoys simply being crafty in a variety of different media.

If you're looking for the Harry Potter Invitations, Baby Shower Invitations, Gingerbread Felt Diecuts, or scalloped labels that were previously listed in this shop, they've been moved to Erica's new shop:
www.etsy.com/shop/TheGiddyHedgehog

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