Betty Padden has been in the carving business for over 35 years. Her company, Wooden Apple Signmakers, was established in 1976 and offers design service and custom carved signs for both residential and commercial customers.
Her work has been displayed at Walt Disney World and Disneyland as well as Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, VA and historic Quincy Market in Boston, MA. In addition, Betty has created a beautiful series of intricate relief woodcarvings featured on the 1999 Gnomes Hollow Calendar by the Lang Company.
Her signs adorn businesses from Maine to Alaska, and have been featured in such publications as Country Marketplace, Sign Builder Illustrated, and Market Square Preview. She teaches woodcarving to approximately 70-80 students per year.