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Jim Ramsey has been working with his hands since childhood. He helped his father build a 21-foot Chris Craft cruiser, (OK how much help can a seven year old be, but he was there). Then he moved on to HO model trains followed by flying model airplanes.
Jim spent 23 years in the Air Force as a photographic repair technician before settling in Olathe, Kansas. It was then he got serious about woodworking. For the past 15 years Jim has attended the Marc Adams School of Woodworking in Franklin Indiana. He has taken classes on making cabinets, veneer work, marquerty, and mixed media. He has also attended workshops on inlay, finishing, carving, and working with curves. It was with curves that Jim found the direction he wanted to take with his woodworking skills.
Curves were a natural move in creating the work you will find here in his jewelry boxes. Other wood artists have inspired Jim as well as his own original interpretation of each piece
Jim has lectured at the Kansas City Woodworking Guild, also the Wichita Kansas and St. Joseph Missouri guilds.
|commented on||Bandsaw box from purpleheart||03-09-2014 02:11 AM|
|started topic||Trend airshield pro||10-25-2013 01:55 AM|
|replied on||It's time I learn Sketchup||02-24-2013 02:19 PM|
|commented on||Bandsawn Pocket Business Card Holders||02-24-2013 01:54 PM|
|commented on||A Valentine Reflection||02-11-2013 02:25 AM|
|commented on||Burn Pile or Lathe Stand?||01-25-2013 12:10 AM|
|added project||Speed racer||12-26-2012 02:15 AM|
|added project||Postal door box||12-26-2012 02:05 AM|
|commented on||'Give us a kiss' christmas present for my wife||12-26-2012 01:33 AM|
|commented on||Intarsia - bird on a limb||12-25-2012 02:09 AM|
|commented on||My First Bandsaw Box||12-25-2012 02:04 AM|
|added project||four drawer jewerly box||10-09-2012 01:50 AM|
|added project||anniversary box||10-07-2012 03:35 AM|
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