Monthly Archives: August 2014

Custom Picture Frame Molding: Part 2 — Finished

Before I do the continuation of creating the custom picture frame molding I just have to show you the completed piece.  As I mentioned in the first installment of this blog, my wife Diane; painted this from a picture she … Continue reading

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Custom Picture Frame Molding: Part 1

My last post had to do with the process of carving and gilding the first picture frame I’ve made for my wife in several years.  That frame used a custom, basswood molding we had ordered from Foster Planing Mill several … Continue reading

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Fig Leaf Frame Complete — Gold Leaf Tutorial

This painting and frame is the first collaboration Diane and I have had in almost three years!  She took a hiatus from painting during the downturn of the economy and pursued other artistic endeavors.  I always enjoyed creating frames for … Continue reading

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Fig Leaf Frame

In between working on the Selig chairs and the beer server/paddle I’ve also been doing the carving on the picture frame for one of Diane’s pictures.  By the way, she has started a new blog on WordPress, here is a … Continue reading

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Selig Chairs: My Learning Adventure

In my first post regarding these Danish Modern chairs made by the Selig company I gave a little bit of the company history.  This set, consisting of a recliner, chair, and ottoman were entrusted to me for refurbishing and they … Continue reading

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Beer Boot Server/Paddle Done

How about a cold one? My production run of the five serving  paddles for the beer boots is done.  Now it’s time to deliver them to my client to see where they go from here!  This type of work is … Continue reading

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Refurbishing Danish Modern Selig Chairs + Ottoman

Here is an image captured from the internet of a Selig Chair. I mentioned in a previous blog that an interior designer contacted me to see if I’d be able to make a seat insert for a chair, recliner, and … Continue reading

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