One-of-a-kind artwork

Found in private and museum collections worldwide

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Chris creates custom fitted wooden hats

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Beautiful bowls

Made from rough-hewn solid blocks of wood

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Make it special

Work with Chris to create a memorable event

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Learn from a master craftsman

Chris teaches one-on-one and at workshops

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Formal elegance

Chris makes art with a variety of woods and turning techniques

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This is Chris He makes hats, sculptures and bowls with passion.

Willa Loves Her Hat!Rosewood DreamsMiniature Hat TreeA Walk in the WoodCustom Logo Carved HatsPresident Bush Owns FiveHonest AbeMary's Pattern BowlLas Cordobas de FlamencoThrough the Arms of the MakerBig BrothersCustom Logo Pyro Engraved Caps

“The first hundred hats I made were pretty ugly, but they burned real good.”

Contact Chris would love to hear from you.

Chris W Ramsey

Chris Ramsey

212 Ohio Street

Somerset, KY 42501

Phone : 606.677.2466

Open by appointment only.



“What a work of art! The craftmanship is unsurpassable and I cannot imagine how long it takes to produce such a masterpiece.”

Christine Todd Whitman


“I have known thousands of so-called craftspeople, and only one or two are in the same league as Chris Ramsey.”

John Rice Irwin
Founder Museum of Appalachia

What's being said? Learn more about Chris. He crafts beautiful, distinctive artwork.


Louisville's WDRB tv news

A derby for the derby

Fuller Craft Museum

Across the grain
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Christian Science Monitor

Hats off to a woodturner

Mountain Workshops

Turning wood to art


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Kentucky Arts Council


Kentucky Craft Marketing Program


Southern Highland Craft Guild


American Association of Woodturners

member of Professional Outreach Program

What's it worth? One-of-a-kind works of art created just for you.

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