About Chip Geraghty

Chip was born in 1955 and raised in Long Island, New York.  His passion for making things out of wood and plastics began with boats when he was 16.  Training in Industrial Arts programs @ San Joaquin Delta Community College, Cuesta Community College and Cal Poly enhanced his innate hands on ability.
Chip has reworked a 1903 Schooner, 40-foot Wheeler, 40-foot Grand Banks boats, restored wooden antique cars, as well as making vintage and modern casement windows, doors, moldings, kitchens, furniture and commercial display fixtures.  Chip is now specializied in all types of antique restorations and furniture repairs.
Here on the Central Coast since 1980 Chip founded WITH THE GRAiN WOODCRAFT in 1983 offering his experience to enhance our homes and our lives.  Chip is also a poet, an accomplished surfer, an organic gardener and enjoys camping and kayaking.