Rick is currently a science and technology specialist for Farmington Schools, in Farmington, MN. He has been tinkering with wood for most of his life and has been building bows since 1996. He is an instructor at North House Folk School in Grand Marais, MN and has taught traditional bow making there since 2003. Rick lives in White Bear Lake with his lovely wife Sue. He has three adult daughters, a granddaughter and grandson. Along with being an avid bow builder and bow hunter, Rick loves tying his own flies and fly fishing for trout in Southern MN.