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Fig Leaf Frame

In between working on the Selig chairs and the beer server/paddle I’ve also been doing the carving on the picture frame for one of Diane’s pictures.   451 more words


Cee's Fun Foto Challenge: Wood or Season of Spring

From Cee:

Wood or the Season of Spring.  In the description of of the Wood Element you can maybe get some ideas for your entry. 142 more words


Keepin' It Clean with Tape

Here’s a shot of my new basswood wallpaper table. I measure, trim, and paste wallpaper on it. But it’s important to keep it clean, and I don’t want paste getting on the table. 72 more words

New Table & Legs

Here in the first photo is my new wallpaper table and trestle legs. The table is comprised of three 11″ wide boards made of basswood. The advantage of this wood is that you can cut with a razor blade right on it, and it “self-heals,” much like a sewing or craft mat. 139 more words

Tapping into my Artistic Side

Before I explain the title of this blog let me stress that my wife, Diane, is the definite artist of the family.  She has spent most of her life as a figurative oil painter, been represented by several top galleries, and her work has received many awards. 873 more words


Life is Good

By Chris Wallace for Walnut Hollow

Indeed…….Life is Good!

When you see the Hinged Sign in a craft store for purchase this is what it will look like. 194 more words

Basswood Surfaces