I reached 1000 followers landmark and I don’t have a giveaway. So I decided to post a photo of myself and share some facts. This is not a question of personal vanity and I normally don’t like to post personal photos (and I bet you would prefer a giveaway 😁) because this IG account is all about making. But sometimes it’s nice to place a face to the makers we watch or follow daily on social media. So here it goes...
▪️My name is Ricardo Branco and I was born in 1973.
▪️I have a wife and two sons with the ages of 16 and 3.
▪️I have always been a self taught men: Started painting in an early age with soft pastels, just by watching my father paint; I learned to play the guitar (almost) by myself; Bought a Yamaha 650 without ever riding a motorcycle and learned to ride on my own bike....So you can imagine how It was with woodworking.
▪️I was an officer of the Portuguese army for 7 years; Worked in Cardiff (Wales) on a Japanese factory; Worked in a French franchise in Portugal as a responsible for hardware and software sales...and my present job is secret 😉
▪️My passion for woodworking started with the desire to restore a guitar in a pretty bad condition; The desire to create/make as born with me.
▪️I love music, guitars, singing, painting, motorcycles, reading, woodworking, making in general and exchanging ideias with new cultures and people.
This post is getting long so I will not bother you any longer. Let me end by saying:
Thank you all by following along and inspiring me every day with your posts, likes and comments.