Category Archives: YouTubeVideo

Diamond Motif Frame # 103

If you recall reading one of my recent Blogs work had started on a frame for a recent painting by Diane titled “Almost Summer”.  In my mind, I refer to this painting as the Studebaker Girl because she had the model posed … Continue reading

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Utility Sink Progress

The Utility Sink project is one that really keeps with my “hybrid woodworking” philosophy.  In this project there are 8 sets of mortise and tenon joints, probably one of the most used joints in woodworking until  pocket hole joinery, biscuits, … Continue reading

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More Handwork: Dovetail Box

As I mentioned in my last post, it’s been a long time since I’ve done much in the way of hand woodworking and joinery.  Didn’t realize how much I’ve missed it and how relaxing it is to be in the … Continue reading

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Another First for the Phoenix Shop

It’s said you can only do things once for the first time and now I can chalk off another for my woodworking here in Phoenix.  The recently completed Ocean Waves frame was the first commissioned carving piece here and now … Continue reading

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Gilding the Final Frame

Well for starters, this may not be the final frame since I have one left and a couple of weeks to go.  There is one more frame with this profile that measures 11″ x 14″.  As far as our move … 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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Waterleaf Molding — Gilded

The question in my mind was would I be able to lay the composition gold into the carvings on this waterleaf carved frame and thankfully, the answer turned out to be yes!  The previous blog about this frame had to do … Continue reading

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