Giving of His Talents to Benefit Habitat for Humanity

Ken Sharp is a volunteer at the Williamsburg ReStore. He presents a fine example of how to repurpose wood. Taking oak and cedar pallets and other recycled wood, Ken has created over 100 blue bird houses, bee traps, benches, planters and other garden items. To date his creations have generated over $2,000 for Habitat for Humanity!

Ken is from LaFollette, Tennessee. Having taught art for seven years, and then working for Anheuser-Busch, he retired in 2010. About three years ago, Ken decided to try his hand at woodworking and has been creating ever since. Inspired by President Jimmy Carter's dedication to Habitat for Humanity, Ken began volunteering at the ReStore as it prepared to open in 2012.

Ken has been married for 40 years and has two grown sons. He has recently become a grandfather for the first time. Ken loves to fish and spends most weekends at Grace Point on the Rappahannock River.

We are extremely grateful for Ken's dedication and commitment to the ReStore and to the mission of Habitat for Humanity to building homes, community and hope.

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