Woodpecker Workshop, Inc. is built on the principles of making quality products and providing reliable service that delivers the design specifics of the customer.
Bob and Mary Layman have been longtime residents of Silt, Colorado. Bob's passion for carpentry and Mary's innovative ideas has kept them involved with the community and projects which incorporate the culture, natural resources and geographical influences inherent to the Garfield County area.
Bob and Mary have two children, Katie and Bobby. Katie is a Graduate from Colorado State University with a Bachelors in Agricultural Business and Masters of Agriculture Degree in Extension Education. She has joined the family business as Senior Partner and looks forward to continuing to enhance Woodpecker Workshop, Inc. through Marketing and Advertisement.
Bobby has also been involved in education completing his Associates degree from Colorado Mountain College in Outdoor Education. This is quite the accomplishment as at age 16, Bobby suffered a traumatic brain injury while skiing at Snowmass ski area December 23, 2003. Being resuscitated and loaded on a "flight for life" out of Aspen to face six months in hospitals around the state. The prognosis at this time was that he would never walk or talk again, but remain in a vegetative state for life.
Through this family challenge Bobby has beaten all odds and he continues to thrive with the goal of helping others to understand Traumatic Brain Injury and to raise prevention awareness. As skiing is Bobby's passion, he reaches out to others to educate and inform youth and adults about safety and helmets in extreme sports. Bobby has joined a safety team with Aspen Ski Company and Sunlight Mountain Resort to present safety courses in the surrounding middle and high schools about mountain etiquette and safety.
Bobby has taught his family and the community through his disabilities to live life through determination, friendship, and to educate people about their abilities of using their head to Think First. See below for additional links about Bobby.
The Layman family remains highly involved within the community through Knights of Columbus, Challenge Aspen, CLEER, and Hospice of the Valley with the idea to give back to the community through service and helping others.