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Location: Spring Branch, TX
Spent half of my life as an independent businessman, the other half as a software developer. Been woodworking steadily for the past 6 years plus on and off since 7th grade shop class. My latest business was custom picture framing. I am a Certified Picture Framer.
Now supplementing our retirement with wood crafting.
For more about me than you ever wanted to know, check out www.linkedin.com/in/kenewald.
-- Always do the Right Thing the Right Way the First Time - if you can figure out what that is! Ken, Spring Branch, TX
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|added project||Commemorative Rifle Display Case||08-18-2010 03:56 PM|
|commented on||Nothing New Except the Glue Challenge #1: Announcement||04-09-2010 05:53 AM|
|commented on||The secret||03-19-2010 03:13 PM|
|added project||The secret||03-18-2010 05:09 PM|
|commented on||Yin Yang Earthquake Box||02-09-2010 04:44 PM|
|added project||Pen Turning||12-06-2009 05:54 AM|
|commented on||Any interest in a LJ's Texas Barbecue / GTG?||11-05-2009 05:49 PM|
|added project||Candy Dish||08-05-2009 05:16 PM|
|commented on||Granddaughter's Chest||08-03-2009 05:28 PM|
|added project||Granddaughter's Chest||08-02-2009 08:15 PM|
|replied on||How do I decide on a price for my work?||07-04-2009 04:29 AM|
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|replied on||Looking for a lathe||04-22-2009 07:15 PM|
|commented on||Grizzly Bear & Basketweave||04-08-2009 07:06 PM|
|commented on||A large bowl||03-31-2009 03:51 PM|
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I’m a member of the San Antonio Woodworker’s Guild. The Guild recently decided to do a project for the San Antonio Museum of Art. The project is to build a bench to be used in the museum. The museum has several benches, so it was de...
This article discusses the visual, but not decorative, aspects of mat design. There are many books written about this subject, so this is far from a complete treatise. Generally, the total width of the mats (between the image edge and the fram...
For best viewing, the center of the framed image should be approximately 63” above the floor. Any picture frame larger than 8” X 10” should be hung using two hooks. This reduces the torque on the frame and also prevents movement of the picture...
All parts of the frame package (backing board, mounting board, mats, art, glazing) need to be spaced away from the edge of the frame so that natural expansion/contraction of each part does not cause bowing or cracking. In general, there should be...