Terry Lankford was born in Austin, Texas. He is a graduate of Abilene Christian University (1975) with a degree in Industrial Technology.
His background is in woodworking along with 10 years experience in the Limestone quarry and fabricating business. His greatest “woodworking” accomplishment is the building of the Marty Leonard Chapel at the Lena Pope Children’s home in Ft. Worth, Texas. He started working full time with Mesquite wood in 2001.