Hi and thank you for visiting my little island in the sea of woodturning. My name is Greg Gallegos. I have always been artistically inclined since I was very young. It wasn't until high school that I first was introduced to the wood lathe. After school I focused more on print media- drawing and painting. Fast forward to 2000 and I decided to throw myself into woodturning. I took a good five or six years of continual practice and self apprenticeship to be comfortable enough to actually start thinking of selling my work.
For the last 10 years or so I have been turning full time. I desire to use the wood to create pieces that will speak to and make people feel warm inside with content. My inspiration truly comes from the wood itself in trying bring out its own qualities.
Its certainly not easy running a business, keeping up with my children being a single father, but in the end they are truly a wonderful gift. They are the reason for everything, to never settle and never give up on your dreams no matter how big or small they are.