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My Most Favorite Comment/Review Ever!

This has got to be my favorite comment about my work, ever.  I only make things that are interesting to me, and don’t think about whether someone else will ‘like’ them.  Actually, I’m somewhat surprised that I do sell as … Continue reading

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Making It / Paul Barbera / New York City

I’m posting a link to Paul’s site because he has done something like what I’m trying to do with my Making It category.  But, he has been photographing artist’s whole environments, and has had a book published showing these! “Where … Continue reading

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Making It / Kitchen Tools Mobile / Mike Smith

I’m the cook at our house, and I love kitchen tools, so……..   I placed this mobile so that I can see it out my kitchen window.

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Making It / Vintage Food Grater Wall Lamp / Mike Smith

I found this old food grater at Dodge Antiques in Algoma Wis, and decided to make it come to life by making it into a kitchen wall lamp. I love bring new life and usefulness to these old items. http://www.etsy.com/listing/98684025/vintage-food-grater-wall-lampContinue reading

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Making It / Ceramic Wood Fired Kiln Firing / Ike Vega

Ike Vega (Artist of the Day Apr. 16) sent me these great photos of the firing of the Anagama wood fired kiln.  The entire firing and cooling process takes almost three weeks!  I really appreciate him taking the time to … Continue reading

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Making It / Book Match Hard Maple Corner Table Lamp With Vintage Style Bulb / Mike Smith

I found this ‘book match’ pair of hard maple boards at the specialty hard wood shop I go to, and it took me awhile to decide how to use them, but here it is. http://www.etsy.com/listing/97670421/book-match-hard-maple-corner-table-lamp                          … Continue reading

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Artist of the Day / Isaac Vega / Sacramento, California

I like ‘real’ earthy pottery.  Things that I could imagine were made a thousand years ago.  I’m not ‘into’ pretty or cute in any sort of art, actually.  These pieces, mostly, were fired in wood fired kilns over periods of … Continue reading

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