Mike Roberts

Alabama

I guess you could say that working with wood is in my genes. My Father, Grandfather, and Great Grandfather all carved and created with wood in some form or another. One of my most prized possessions is a small wood toy my Grandfather carved out of one piece of wood some 60 years ago. I've tried to carry on this tradition of wood work and have been making things out of wood since I was old enough to use a carving knife. Over the course of my life, I've made just a little bit of everything, from bedroom furniture and glass coffee tables containing aquatic carvings to real working miniature carousels full of detailed carved animals. My carousel was featured in the Birmingham News about 15 years ago. I also do detailed Intarsia pieces and Ornaments. I've long wanted to open my own store and sell to the public. I've opened an Etsy store that's a step in that direction. Thank you for taking the time to read my Biography.