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Art Nouveau Frame — Tale of Woe!

Well, being an honest man means I have to admit to the failures in a project as well as the successes.  I know there were a few of my readers wanting to see how the Art Nouveau frame would turn … Continue reading

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Of Beading Tools and Scratch Stocks

If you followed my blog on the making of the Treble Clef custom box for an Etsy special order you’ll recall the carving that I did for the lid; here’s a LINK to that blog.  To be on the safe … Continue reading

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The Real Reward!

  Those of you that have been following the creation of this box may recall that I sent my client images of the lid in its almost completed state.  When you do things like that you run the risk of … Continue reading

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Treble Clef Box Lid

The request for this custom order from Etsy was a large box to store remote controls for her music system.  Just so there wasn’t any confusion as to what the box will contain she asked if I could carve a … Continue reading

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Fig Leaf Frame Complete — Gold Leaf Tutorial

This painting and frame is the first collaboration Diane and I have had in almost three years!  She took a hiatus from painting during the downturn of the economy and pursued other artistic endeavors.  I always enjoyed creating frames for … Continue reading

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