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Making It / Mirror With Cocobolo Hardwood Frame and Clock / Mike Smith

For a long time, I’ve wanted to make a mirror with a clock.  But, drilling a hole in a mirror is beyond my capabilities, and available equipment. Yesterday, my wife and I were on our way to a nearby restaurant … Continue reading

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Making It / Recycled Three Paneled Mirror / Mike Smith

http://www.etsy.com/listing/95861809/recycled-three-paneled-mirror           http://www.etsy.com/shop/destructivetesting

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Artist of the Day / Michael and Aimee @ daydreemdesigns

My Artist of the Day search has brought many artists to my attention for the first time.  And, some art forms that I hadn’t particularly paid attention to before.  This is one of those. “All pieces are hand made by … Continue reading

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Making It / Wall Mirror With Blue Found Boards / Mike Smith

http://www.etsy.com/listing/95115861/wall-mirror-with-recycled-found-blue        http://www.etsy.com/shop/destructivetesting

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Artist of the Day / Chris @ steampunklighting

I love making lamps, but have kept mine quite simple–till now!  Chris’ lamps are much more elaborate than mine, but there are some similarities.  Use of ‘found’ materials and exposed parts and wiring, etc.  He has been working with lighting … Continue reading

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Artist of the Day / Paul Rung

Paul is someone who, like me, also makes uses recycled materials in his work. His items are more elaborate and ‘sophisticated’ than mine.                             But, I like … Continue reading

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Making It / Disco Ball Lamp / Mike Smith

I’ve had this disco ball for years, and have never done anything with it.  I decided to use it to make a lamp.  I have a small light bulb on the metal that’s holding the ball up.  It gives off … Continue reading

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Artist of the Day / Janeen Shagman

I love the variety and quality of Janeen’s work.  Below the photos I’ve reprinted her description of the work involved in making the artglass bowl in the seventh photo.  It’s amazing the amount of work and precision involved. http://www.etsy.com/shop/AlteredElementsGlass “To … Continue reading

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Making It / Walnut Burl Mirror / Mike Smith

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Making It / Hickory Wood Wall Mirror with Shelf / Mike Smith

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