With the garage door open, Larry Edwards’s woodshop overlooks Taft Canyon and the foothills south of Fort Collins. It’s hard to imagine a more idyllic setting for transforming wood into functional art.
Larry is an accomplished woodworking enthusiast who spent a career in engineering, then retired to his woodshop and put his woodworking skills to good use. He built most of the cabinetry in his home, along with two sets of beautiful French doors and a spectacular wet bar. He’s also built a set of handsome chairs for his church, matching the style, decoration and finish of a number of existing pieces in the sanctuary. His children and grandchildren are also enjoying Larry’s “retirement” as he fills their homes with Rocking horses, wooden toys, beds and built-ins.
Larry works with many hardwood species—maple, cherry, walnut, birch. Because his shop space is limited and quickly gets crowded as his projects come to life, he often relies on Lenny and the shop crew at the Riverside store to sand large components for custom glue-up, milling and sanding. Recently, he also asked Lenny to cut a very large arc for a headboard—an easy task with the CNC equipment at our Riverside location.
Larry occasionally accepts commissions. Give him a call at (970) 223-4452.