Let’s see 1191 days ago I posted a project featuring my personal oak bookcase / fireplace surround. Having just snapped a few updated photos I figured I would add them to the project and post a blog pointer to this most exciting update!
Original Project Link: http://lumberjocks.com/projects/21649
This is the blurb I’m posting up on our blog with the new photos:
Here’s your traditional Christmas scene bellowing with the warmth of custom woodworking. This oak fireplace surround includes hand carved moldings, raised panel doors, a mantle, and a hand carved “Live Free or Die” eagle.
Colorful leather bound books, shiny brass, momentum, keepsakes, and awards and photos. Bookcases offer storage and display for your family treasures as well as your library. A comfortable recliner and obviously gifts at the ready for this scene to turn to utter wrapping paper carnage.
Now you may notice a fellow hanging out, not so much hiding out he’s obvious! His name is Smirnoff – the radioactive reindeer.
See it’s a much kept secret that the reindeer like many super heroes were forged in a nuclear accident. In his case, Smirnoff was a bit closer to the blast as compared to say Rudolf … only Rudolf’s nose glows so bright.
Now Smirnoff on the other hand is bright orange with glowing green eyes. He’s just too bright to pull/guide a sleigh or Santa would have to be wearing a welding mask and the other deer would get a sunburn.
So Smirnoff hangs out w/ his four ducky friends – all of which are always wearing sunglasses. Now Smirnoff’s job to be part of the radioactive reindeer brigade, and apparently it is their job, along with the yellow ducks, to drop off these crazy deviant elves that keep appearing all over the world.
Elves are apparently immune to radiation and are not impacted by his orange glow. So the whole plan seems to play out quite well, as Santa has his army of intelligence gathering elves and the means to transport them.
If you’re looking for this kind of warmth in your home, a comfort in your office, or an accent to a cabin … let us know we can design and build an assortment of custom installations which will enhance the appeal and value of your home.
Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, Happy New Year!
-- Eric M. Saperstein, Master Craftsman www.artisansofthevalley.com