Tag Archives: Foster Planing Mill

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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Want it done right? — Do it Yourself!

Before getting into the latest project let me summarize what Diane and I have been up to this crazy and exciting year!  After a 20th. anniversary celebration of living in Scottsdale for 6 months we decided to sell our home … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving — much to be Thankful for!

Those of you following my blog know the work going on to get the woodshop here in our Phoenix home up and running.  So thankful we have the resources and talent to get that accomplished although my wallet is getting … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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