MAKER: Rockytop Woodworks in Tyler
BACKGROUND: Rick Hensley has been working with wood for more than 30 years and specializes in arts and crafts and mission-style furniture.
He enjoys building from the harvesting of the tree and only harvests trees downed by storms or removed for construction, according to his website, www.custommade.com . Native woods he works with most include walnut, white oak, red oak, cherry, ash, pecan, hickory, pine and mesquite.
PRODUCTS: He builds furniture from the wood — domestic or exotic — the customer chooses and finishes each piece one at a time.
His work includes tables, book shelves, hutches and dining room furniture, desks, drawers, bathroom cabinets, bedroom furniture, chests and signs.
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