Monthly Archives: May 2016

You’re Invited — No RSVP required!

Many of you that read my blog are aware that my wife, Diane Eugster is an artist who specializes in figurative work.  For you on the east coast I’d like to invite you to see a showing of her work … Continue reading

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Picture Frame Carving Tutorial: Part 2

Now that the general outline of the frame has been carved it’s time to separate and model the leaves to give some life to it.  Although I drew those separating lines in my initial steps it’s better to do them … Continue reading

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Picture Frame Carving Tutorial? : You Decide!

Without a doubt, much of what you and I do as woodworkers is the result of “self-teaching” and a lot of experimentation with a bit of frustration thrown in for good measure! Even with today’s technological advantage of just Googling It, … Continue reading

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Mary May Carving Project: Rose & Lily

Carving, let’s talk about it!  My main focus in carving at this point is for picture frames.  That means they need to be fairly low relief and able to be gilded without the leaf faulting too much and showing the … Continue reading

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