Category Archives: Scottsdale Adventure

Scottsdale Adventure Coming to a Close

Our lease is almost up so we’re preparing to return to our home in Las Vegas.  It’s been quite an adventure and great way to celebrate our 20th. Anniversary!  Renting a trailer to haul everything back to Las Vegas and then … Continue reading

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Last Scottsdale Frame: #9/10 Design

With the remaining, pre-joined frame we brought with us to Scottsdale I wanted a design that bridged Art Nouveau and western style and this seems to fit that requirement.  I’m calling it the #9/10 design because that was the size … Continue reading

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Final Scottsdale Frame?

I’ve been debating over whether or not to publish this blog or actually to even get it started!  I’m in the process of starting a frame but since I’m really unsure of the outcome (as always) and wasn’t sure it … Continue reading

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Woodworkers Withdrawal !!

Those of you that have been following my blog (thanks!) know about Diane and my “Scottsdale Adventure”.  Just to re-cap, we decided to leave Las Vegas for 6 months and live in the very art friendly community of Scottsdale, AZ for … 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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Final Frame for The Show

  This is the final frame for the upcoming show at the Meyer Vogl Gallery in Charleston, South Carolina. Diane was invited to participate in this show a few months ago. This frame is the one from my previous blog called … Continue reading

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Yet Another Frame In-Progress

At this point, over half the frames made prior to our Scottsdale Adventure have been carved and gilded.  You may recall that before Diane and I left Las Vegas I had prepared about a dozen frames from the moldings we … Continue reading

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