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Artisan NameBruce J. Meurer
Artisan CategoryGeneral Artwork
Artisan Bio

Specializing in handcarved Native American figures....the 18th Century Eastern Woodlands cultures....

Woodpecker Trading Company originated during the summer of 1994 as an attempt to create a "persona" for my then and present hobby of historical reenactor. I was given the name "woodpecker" by fellow rendezvous enthusiasts as a result of my constant "pecking away at another woodcarving". Since that day, I've been using my God-given artistic talents to portray various aspects of the lives of our forefathers and the Native peoples who inhabited this great land we call America, via the medium of wood.

As with most things and time...they evolve... and with what was once an interest in the early-mid 1800's... I, too, have evolved and matured with a greater understanding of that time period and have moved into a "new frontier" of an older time...that being the F&I period and to study the Eastern Woodland cultures of the Native Americans within that timeframe.

CompanyWoodpecker Trading Company
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Address621 E Call St.
Algona, IA 50511
United States of America
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Phone515 3203428
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