Saturday, May 15, 2010
Now that I finished the crib for my daughter and her husband I got started on the gesso process of the latest picture frame. I had been working on the carving between coats of shellac and other finishing touches on the frame. Well, I got an email last night that pretty much blew me away!! The chair that I have been working on for several years was accepted into the 29th Design in Wood competition. This takes place during the San Diego County Fair which opens June 11th. I really feel honored that I was juried in. The design started several years ago and a couple of prototypes later, this is my final result:
Sunday, May 9, 2010
Finally able to get a half way decent shot of how the cap pieces have some of the most astounding grain I've ever seen in Curly/Birdseye Maple. Can't wait to deliver it and see a grandson in it.
Congratulations Richard & Jennifer