Tag Archives: Carving

Carved Tulip Cross

Quite a number of years ago I found a carving of a mirror frame on Pinterest and saved it.  This was of a tulip and it’s leaves that wrapped around on side of it.  The carving was by someone named … Continue reading

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Design & Carving Procedure for Custom Frame

In a recent blog I talked about my process for getting a design onto a picture frame for carving.  Whenever I share the methods I’ve come up with there are two reactions I get.  First of all it’s a thank … Continue reading

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End of Year Goals Met

This has been quite a year for the Eugster’s to say the least!  It began with Diane and I challenging ourselves and moving to Scottsdale, Arizona for our 20th. anniversary.  We’d always wondered how living in a more arts oriented … Continue reading

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Ocean Waves Frame Progress

Ah yes, it’s been a long time coming and now the plan to become known as a custom, boutique framer is under way.  My goal is to establish my work here somewhere between those frames that are priced in the thousands … 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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Scottsdale Frame #4: Flower Nouveau

Now that this frame has reached the burnisher/sealer stage I feel as if I can show it on the blog.  I’ve decided to call it Flower Nouveau since there is some of that style incorporated into the design.  The inspiration … Continue reading

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Waterleaf Molding — Exercise in Repetition!

  A very classic design for moldings is the waterleaf motif.  Although they appear quite complicated its form comes from a series of cuts made with specific chisels in a given sequence.  Whew, all that being said as an ultra … Continue reading

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