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Box Models

In an effort to go beyond the printed tutorial or weekend workshop, I’ve created these box models as a teaching tool to assist in the construction of high quality presentation enclosures. These boxes could be used for training at an institution, as a visual aid for an instructor, or to guide a student learning on […]

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BOST 2016 Wrap Up

Throughout the year, I work for many solitary hours in my studio. It is rare that I connect with people outside of my own setting unless I am working with someone on a commission or book repair work. I haven’t exhibited much in town, and I don’t make it out to many gallery openings, so […]

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Box with a Drawer

I have been developing a new box structure and just put the finishing touches on three of its kind. This box was developed in response to my desire to make a box with a drawer but haven’t for lack of a tutorial (if you know of one, I would love to see it!). Additionally, I […]

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Old Man and the Sea

I’ve recently finished an enclosure and light repairs for a Life magazine featuring Ernest Hemmingway’s Old Man and the Sea. The magazine was brought to me by a friend, who purchased it online, to be safely bound as a gift. Due to the large and heavy nature of the magazine, as well as its slightly […]

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Bridges Print Exchange and Exhibit

Back in November, I posted about the creation process for my print, Gruff, that I contributed to the Midwest GBW print exchange project. The only requirement was that the print had to fit in with the theme “Bridges”. Soon after I mailed my print to join the other submissions, I received my group of prints. […]