Hi! This is Hobbydisiac Team!

Welcome to our world of captivating woodwork and intricate wood burning art. We are a team of passionate artisans dedicated to crafting unique and inspiring pieces that showcase the beauty and versatility of wood. At hobbydisiac.com, we believe in the transformative power of art and the timeless elegance of handcrafted creations.

Allow us to introduce Dorothy Gibson, the visionary founder behind our enchanting woodwork and wood burning venture. Dorothy holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree from the esteemed University of Missouri, where she honed her artistic skills and developed a deep appreciation for the beauty of various mediums.

In addition to her artistic pursuits, Dorothy is a bubbly and vibrant character who cherishes the joys of motherhood. With a restless baby girl, she navigates the delicate balance of nurturing her family while sharing her passion for the arts with others. Dorothy’s nurturing nature extends beyond her own home as she imparts her knowledge and expertise as an arts and crafts teacher at a local high school.

As an educator, Dorothy takes immense pleasure in sharing her skills and guiding her students in exploring their own creative potential. Through her teachings, she introduces the art of pyrography and the craftsmanship of woodworking, instilling a sense of pride and accomplishment in each aspiring artist she encounters.

At hobbydisiac.com, we offer an exquisite collection of handcrafted treasures that reflect Dorothy’s boundless creativity and passion for woodworking. From stunning pyrography pieces that showcase the art of wood burning to meticulously crafted woodwork that combines functionality and aesthetic beauty, each creation tells a unique story.

Jeffrey Friedel (Co-Founder)

Jeffrey Friedel, the Co-Founder of Hobbydisiac

Jeffrey Friedel, a skilled artisan with scholarly insight, earned his Bachelor’s in Forest Products from Michigan State University with high honors. Boasting over twenty years in woodworking, Jeffrey not only crafts exquisite wooden artifacts but also delves into the scientific aspects of wood.

Jeffrey’s professional journey has been dedicated to unraveling the complexities of wood, from honing craft techniques to researching the patterns of rare woods and pinpointing optimal staining approaches to maintain their inherent beauty. Beyond mere hands-on work, Jeffrey’s zeal for wood conservation and his drive to educate have made him a sought-after speaker at universities and webinar host. Away from his workshop, he cherishes moments as a devoted dad to three and relishes in his reading habits and the restoration of classic wooden boats. Dive into Jeffrey’s writings for deep insights on woodworking, from selecting the apt timber to perfecting the craft of finishing and preservation.

Md. Ahsanul Abedin (Chief Content Adviser)

Say hi to Md. Ahsanul Abedin, a tech lover who’s also crazy about woodworking and wooden crafts. He’s got a degree in electrical engineering, but he followed his heart into the marketing world, where he mixes emotion with smarts. He’s been rocking it in apparel marketing. And he has a few tech ventures.

Being a father of three kids, he does not miss the overwhelming joy of being with kids. That wipes off all the fatigues of his daily life.

Ahsanul Abedin on a trip outside the city
Ahsanul Abedin on a trip outside the city

We are committed to delivering exceptional craftsmanship and ensuring that every piece exudes a sense of artistry and dedication. Whether you’re searching for a statement art piece, a thoughtful gift, or exquisite home décor, our collection has something to inspire and delight you. You can join the discussions as well.

Thank you for joining us on this artistic journey. We invite you to explore our collection and experience the magic of woodwork and wood burning artistry. Let us help you bring the beauty of nature and the warmth of handmade craftsmanship into your life.

With passion and creativity,

Dorothy Gibson and the Hobbydisiac Team

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