Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'art'

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"What I Need Comes by Way of Wood" --by RusticWoodArt

08-12-2007 01:38 PM by frank | 0 comments »

What I Need Comes by Way of Wood ….from where i sit, the woods give grace, in the light of coming day-space, where off in the distance, ....there walks one who cannot come back…. —-ah yes, what is to be the conflict, of this one shaped as a mis-fit, dis-in-tangled from the society of structure, ....and walking now by sound of ‘deep calling unto deep’.... Long were the ages of past, when the ancients of old, gave forth the tales we are told, and so...

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Easy Made Art Easel

03-08-2015 03:26 AM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 0 comments »

Have someone that enjoys arts in your family? Create this easel quickly with scrap wood. View on YouTube

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The Rose

02-25-2013 09:03 PM by Chris Mobley | 0 comments »

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Inside Picture Framing #5: Spacing around frame components

12-03-2008 07:31 PM by kewald | 0 comments »

All parts of the frame package (backing board, mounting board, mats, art, glazing) need to be spaced away from the edge of the frame so that natural expansion/contraction of each part does not cause bowing or cracking. In general, there should be 1/16” space on each side and 1/8” space at the top, more for large frames.

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Danette Smith's Pyrography Series #2: Pyrography Exhibit at Andrews Art Museum in North Carolina.

05-27-2011 07:16 AM by Danette Smith | 0 comments »

Hello Everyone!It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything, but I wanted to share this with everyone. For those of you who do woodburning, I think you will find this interesting. Next weekend (June 4, 2011) will be the opening of a 3 month pyrography exhibit at Anrews Art Museum in North Carolina. This will be the first such exhibit in an Art Museum. This is going to be monumental as it will promote the art form of Pyrography, also known as woodburning. There will be 20 a...

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Dopeys are Complete!

02-27-2013 02:27 PM by Chris Mobley | 0 comments »

Dopey – Intarsia Woodworking I just finished up a fun project that I did for a friend. My friend did a neat thing last month; she posted on Facebook a “Pay it Forward” type campaign for the first five people that commented on her post would receive a gift from her within this year. The catch was the people receiving the gift from her had to also post the same thing on their page and pay it forward to five of their friends. As you can imagine, this caught on and spread like wildfire. One of t...

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Chevy Truck - Intarsia Woodworking

02-28-2013 01:11 PM by Chris Mobley | 0 comments »

Chevy Truck – Intarsia WoodworkingThe difference between men and boys is the prize of their toys ~ Doris Rowland I have had the pleasure of doing another truck project. This time it is of a Chevrolet Silverado. A while back, I did an intarsia project of my son’s Ford Boss truck (reference Boss post). One of his friends that he grew up playing football with saw the finished project and wanted one done of his truck. He sent me over a photograph of his truck to use as a template and to make a p...

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Designing a Christmas Wreath #4: Changed My Mind

12-12-2014 11:55 PM by KomputerMan | 0 comments »

I changed my mind about the Christmas Wreath I was building for the Festival of Trees. Even though I built three sets of ornaments for a wreath I decided to skip the wreath due to financial issues. That doesn’t mean I didn’t still build and donate something to the event because I did! I just changed my donation from a wreath to a Christmas Decor item. Actually it was a pretty fun project as I first had to make tweaks to the Santa Hat. I like how the hat turned out mysel...

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random #13: Bryan Nash Gill's Hemlock Relief Print

04-21-2009 10:47 AM by Gary Fixler | 0 comments »

Artist Bryan Nash Gill has created a series of 12 prints in the traditional block printing style by inking the cross section of a very large stump of hemlock – from the mill next door to him – and then hand-rubbing large sheets of handmade paper into all the growth rings. The prints look beautiful, but at $4k/ea., I think I’ll make my own ;) Now to find a 3.5’ diameter chunk of hemlock… Some shots of the creation process[via Craftzine] And as way leads on t...

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