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Project by RonH posted 11-18-2007 04:41 PM 1085 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This was inspired by 2 LumberJocks contributors, Max and Dan. I have always been a big fan of the Arts and Crafts and Mission styles. When I first became a member of LumberJocks, two of the first members whose projects inspired me were Max and Dan. That was the first time that I had seen framed tiles. I really liked them. I found a gentleman here in St. Louis that was doing ceramic tiles, Ken of “Fishing Creek Studios”. I contacted him and purchased several of his tiles. This particular tile is of barley, it was one of a series done for AB.

I hope Max and Dan find this a fitting homage to their work or as I call it in the Manx Style.





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Max

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#1 posted 11-18-2007 06:08 PM

Ron,
That is one great looking framed tile. I like your design of the frame, the crest is very nice. Thank you for the compliment on being an inspiration. I am going to have to see if I can find “Fishing Creek Studios” web site.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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Chip

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#2 posted 11-19-2007 12:55 AM

Beautiful piece Ron.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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cheller

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#3 posted 11-19-2007 05:40 AM

Very nice work.

-- Chelle http://artsgranddaughter.blogspot.com

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Karson

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#4 posted 11-19-2007 05:48 AM

Nice work. Your work is outstanding. A great job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Dan'um Style

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#5 posted 11-19-2007 05:59 AM

looks like fun to me. keep it up !

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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cajunpen

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#6 posted 11-19-2007 07:32 AM

Nice looking frame and tile. I think that Dan actually makes the tiles and sells them too – might want to try some of his tiles.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Mark A. DeCou

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#7 posted 11-20-2007 01:59 PM

It is funny, when I saw your thumb nail photo, I thought, boy Dan is at it again.

Great project, and I am warmed to see you give the credit to Max and Dan for their inspiration.

Mark

-- Mark DeCou - American Contemporary Craft Artisan - www.decoustudio.com

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Jiri Parkman

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#8 posted 01-03-2008 03:28 PM

Nice.

-- Jiri

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bobkberg

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#9 posted 10-01-2010 09:21 PM

Beautiful job Ron! Until I read your explanation, I thought the barley design was done in sheet metal.

-- Bob www.singularengineering.com - A sideline, not how I earn a living

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