rwoodworking

WOOD CREATIONS BY ROBERTO FERRER

Chicago, Illinois

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About rwoodworking

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On Etsy since 2012

Creating utilitarian art to enrich people's life.

Having a limited space to work is a common issue for us Makers.
In 2011 I moved from Charlotte N.C. to Chicago IL. and with that the size of my working space reduced to a 5th of its size. That is when I decided to stop building furniture and focus on a lifelong dream of creating Art.
At first, I spent at least a couple of years experimenting and trying to make something with just about any kind of wood I could get my hands on. As time went on I began refining my techniques of both shaping and finishing wooden objects.
As friends and family learned that I was having so much fun in my tiny shop, they started placing orders and telling other people what I was doing. Eventually I came back to ETSY and started offering quality made objects for everyone to enjoy.
During the summer I take part in art shows around the Chicagoland area, where I offer hand-carved sculptures and wall art pieces.
I take pride when I say that 99% of the material I use comes from locally reclaimed trees that I get from friends or tree service companies.

Shop members

  • Roberto Ferrer

    Owner

    Since I was a kid I have loved wood as a medium for my creations. I live and work in suburban Chicago where my studio is located. Here I am happy to combine both family and the passion for making and creating.

  • Kate

    Director Of Operation

    Former Ballroom Dancer Kate is responsible for keeping everything on schedule. Without her I would be lost and buried in a pile of shaving and saw dust.

  • Lukas

    Safety Officer And Fitness Trainer

    Lukas is responsible for keeping the shop and the garden free of intruders looking for a new place to live or stealing our strawberries and vegetables. He is always willing to go for a walk or a bicycle ride.

  • Matilda

    The Boss

    In a few words... This house is controlled by a big fat cat.

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