Wayne Garcia, a 3rd generation Cuban American, has been in the general contracting business in Key West for over 50 years. He started carving as a boy after watching local artisan Mario Sanchez, his first carving being his father’s boat. Wayne carves the stories of Key West, immortalizing the characters and bits of history that would otherwise be lost in time. A general contractor in Key West, Wayne works with his hands making peoples visions come true. Wayne has traveled to New York City and now Havana, Cuba to give carving demonstrations in Mario’s tradional carving method, an honor bestowed on Wayne due to his attention to detail and the diversities of Key West and it’s peoples.