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Inlay Using Faux Material

04-14-2016 03:29 PM by Kelly | 2 comments »

Some time back, members of the Wanapam tribe, here in North Central Washington, bought a couple of my walking sticks. As well, they expressed interest in a unique one I’m currently working on. Meanwhile, the Wanapams opened are really nice interpretive center, which I had the pleasure of touring. In the course of that tour, I saw many photographs of work being done on hides, dug outs, various activities and so on. The visit to the Center inspired to create some of the things I s...

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Filling in time..... The re-do's #2: The living room tables Part II

05-29-2015 10:23 PM by Luddite | 3 comments »

Somewhere in May 2015 Re-do of the orphaned end table. Used every day but ignored until now. —————————————————————————————————————————————Fun table to make. Needed it for the end of the couch. The top had a few blemish...

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Filling in time..... The re-do's #1: The living room tables Part I

05-29-2015 09:37 PM by Luddite | 1 comment »

Somewhere around March or April 2015 Spoiler: This is the new re-do. The story on the rest follows. ———————————————————————————————————————- I’d just finished the Cherry Morris Chairs project. I needed to repair the lift mechanism on the accurse...

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Evolution of a stump: From natures sculpture to mine. #3: Turquoise and Copper inlays

01-09-2013 09:29 PM by junipercanyon | 6 comments »

Progress on the stump is going well. For the past week, every evening rather than working out in the cold shop, I have had a comfortable seat on the couch inlaying turquoise and copper. At first I only planned on doing a few inlays, but as the cold weather continued, so did my inlays. This project should be pretty awesome when I’m all done!! My uncle made me a really handy stone crushing tool that takes the mess out of smashing up turquoise into small pieces and dust. ...

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Mirrors Done

07-14-2011 04:18 PM by Gene Howe | 5 comments »

I posted the frame before. Here is the completed mirror.Fan is for visual interest. heehee The inset 1/4” ply adds more protection than Kraft paper, no?

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Burled Juniper Log Floor Lamp #3: Turquoise in the base

05-27-2009 05:22 PM by Tim & Candy Hicks | 0 comments »

The turquoise being inlayed in the base

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Whitetail Deer Antler Walking Cane Handle with Silversmithing Work

05-29-2008 09:07 AM by Mark A. DeCou | 5 comments »

This is a walking Cane handle that I am working on for a commissioned cane. The Antler has an end cap done in Fine-Silver, a technique I developed in the silversmithing classes I took this Spring. Thanks for looking,Mark DeCouwww.decoustudio.com (All photos shown are protected by copyright 2008 by M.A. DeCou, the author who reserves all rights and priviledges.)

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Tonight, I Finished My Second Custom Steak Knife Set. Is it the Last?

12-10-2007 07:48 AM by Mark A. DeCou | 15 comments »

It’s been a long week, but I am excited to say that I just finished up the 2nd Steak Knife set tonight about 10:15pm CT. Sure, I could go to bed, but not after I blog the milestone. But, first, let me apologize for not providing much in the area of notable, or supportive input the past couple of months. I just haven’t had time to do any reading on LJ, only worrying about getting my own projects and blogs posted. I swore off of LJ until the steak knife commissions were complete,...

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Samples Shipped for a Custom Steak Knife Set; with Antler Handles, Scrimshaw and Inlay work.

11-11-2007 08:57 PM by Mark A. DeCou | 9 comments »

For the past 14 months, I have waited patiently to see if my investment in a prestigious national woodworking show would pay off. Sure it was a lot of fun to be counted acceptable by the jury, and to attend the show, but it is hugely expensive for a small one-man operation like I run here. Not only just the cost of the booth fees, but getting things ready to take is a huge undertaking, renting a truck, fuel, hotel, food, etc. I was disappointed with the “return” on my investmen...

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