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Monthly Archives: August 2013

Finishing the Back of Wood

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Dan once told me that when he’s building something small like a run of boxes, he imagines a master craftsman coming across it years from now. He imagines that box in their hands, and how they would look it over, inspecting the joinery, the design, the matching cut of the grain. Doing this helps him […]

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AP’s 2013 Show Season

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Stop in and visit our booth. We hope to see you at one of our shows! Brookside Art Annual May 3, 4, and 5 Kansas City, Missouri Broad Ripple Art Fair May 17 and 18 Indianapolis, Indiana Oconomowoc Festival of the Arts August 17 and 18 Oconomowoc, Wisconsin The Plaza Art Fair September 20, 21 […]

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Porcupine in a Box

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This morning at 7am I ran out into the woods in my nightgown with a big stick and put myself between our dog, Helgi, and a porcupine. The two animals faced off for about 10 minutes, the dog barking and wheeling, the porcupine scurrying in circles, and me in the middle, screaming my head off, […]

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The Marriage of Joinery

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When I consider how two pieces of wood should be joined together, I look at it like a marriage.  For better or worse, in sunshine or rain, these two pieces of wood have to stand side by side. The trick is that wood, like people, is bound to change over time. It moves, expanding and […]

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