David Gray

David Gray
Freeland, WA

I was born in Michigan in 1948, raised in "the sticks" in Northern California, and attended Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon. Following a tour of duty in Asia as a naval officer, I returned to the Pacific Northwest to study physics in graduate school at the University of Washington. After working in research during my twenties at the University, I began woodworking at thirty due to my love of tools and inspiration from a friend. My woodworking career began at the "Gompers" branch of Seattle Community College, doing commissions and trades for friends. Following school, I moved my... more