Vern Brander was born in Pasco, Washington in the late 50’s, he moved to Arizona for a few months then on to Carlsbad, NM in 1967 where he attended school. After high school, he moved to Twin Falls, Idaho where he met his wife and had two sons, Matthew and Andrew. He then picked up and moved to small town, Hazleton, Idaho in 1979 where he discovered his love for woodworking. In 1980, he started working for the United States Post Office where he later ended up spending the next 30 years of his career. He had moved back to Twin Falls, Idaho in 1993 where he finished raising his children. In 2000 he met the love of his life, Vicki whom he now lives with in Hailey, Idaho with their two dogs, Lucy and Gabby. In Vern’s free time, between jobs, he loves to work with wood and this is where he is able to create his beautiful masterpieces.