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Woodcraft of Woodcraft of Oklahoma City


Woodcraft of Oklahoma City

9301 N. May Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73120
Call Us: 405-748-8844
Fax Us: 405-748-4995
  • Sunday: 12 PM - 5 PM
  • Monday: 9 AM - 7 PM
  • Tuesday: 9 AM - 7 PM
  • Wednesday: 9 AM - 7 PM
  • Thursday: 9 AM - 9 PM
  • Friday: 9 AM - 7 PM
  • Saturday: 9 AM - 6 PM

Jim Mercer
Manager of the Oklahoma City Woodcraft store. Jim has over 30 years of woodworking experience. He enjoys working with and collecting hand tools, and teaches several hand tool classes.
Aaron Knavel
Aaron is the store's Assistant Manager. He was born in Waterloo, Iowa and lived there for 37 years. He moved to Oklahoma City in 2008. He has a background in carpentry, design and woodworking. He began working for Woodcraft in 2013 as Assistant Manager. His hobbies are woodworking, golf and spending time with family and his girlfriend
Billy Pratt
Billy has been working with wood for more than thirty years. He started out of necessity when his fifty-year old house needed repairs. He learned carpentry the hard way, trial and error. Later learned some finer points from experienced carpenters. He got into woodworking a few years later and started making boxes, picture frames and shadow boxes, and small furniture. He enjoys turning pens and small bowls. His latest area of focus has been making beautiful boxes with his bandsaw and teaching others how to do the same. His favorite woodworking book is one on finishing by Bob Flexner, which Billy credits with “telling me everything I know worth knowing about finishing.”
Wayne Meiser
Wayne is a former elementary principal from WV and has a passion for making wood toys and furniture for his grandchildren. He has taught a beginning woodworking class for the past six years at OKC Woodcraft teaching over 200 students in that time building cutting boards.
Mike Forrest
Mike is an accomplished woodworker and has knowledge in many fields. But his passion is turning. there is rarely a day that goes by that he isn't turning. He has been a great help in our new pen project, turning the bulk of the samples. Any questions you may have from turning techniques to a super glue finish, Mike is the guy to see.
Larry Knavel
Larry has over 25 years woodworking experience and enjoys making projects for his home and family. He is wealth of knowledge when it comes to CNC machines.
Roger Pogue
Roger graduated from the University of Illinois in 1966 with a degree in languages, and is fluent in Spanish. He served in the Air Force, flying as a Navigator on the KC-135 Stratotanker and as a Weapons Systems Operator on the F-4 Phantom in Thailand, Viet Nam, Laos, and Cambodia. After his military service, Roger was in Sales with IBM for 24 years.

Roger has been woodworking since 1968, and enjoys making and repairing furniture, including desks, entertainment centers, and cabinets.

Roger has been with Woodcraft over 3 years, and his specialty is the Festool line of tools.
Tyson Stephenson
Tyson has been woodworking since 1980 and enjoys turning, building cabinets, shutters, furniture and assorted craft items. He recently purchase a CNC machine and is creating unique items such as inlays and intricate carvings.
Larry Rumbaugh
Larry's Father owned a construction company so he has been around woodworking his entire life. He enjoys all types of woodworking including turning, furniture and cabinet making, remodeling and trim carpentry.
Bob Natsch
Bob has been around construction, and project design and management his entire life. He began woodworking in 1983 when his first project was a set of end tables. He has built furniture for his house including bookcases, entertainment centers, desks and work and storage cabinets for his wife's stamping and paper arts hobby. He still makes occasional large projects such as tool chests; but focuses more on smaller projects such as pens, knives, small boxes, humidors, cutting boards and other gift items.
Ross Vanderhamm
Ross recently retired from the City of Edmond and his passion for pen-making and wood-turning made the opportunity to work for Woodcraft indeed special. His love for woodworking began years ago as a residential contractor and cabinet & furniture maker, but his real joy is turning pens, bowls, goblets and “thingamajigs”.