Dan Pfeiffer Gallery

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Project by Arthouse posted 137 days ago 1619 views 0 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After two months of remodeling a 1890 butcher shop that had not one square or level wall or floor in the whole building I introduce Dan Pfeiffer Gallery. To start the project I had to bust up six tons of concrete that had a sloped concrete floor that was 21’’ out of square . The floor was sloped to let the blood and water run out of the building. I then built a sub floor out of 2×6 wolmanized to support an antique pine floor. I then cut an opening sixteen feet wide by eight foot hight for glass opening to the courtyard side wall to let the sculpture garden side in. I then made two new eight foot doors for new openings . I rewired with all new track lighting inside and out . I finished the floor and then installed artist Debra Fritts , Phil Evett, Keith Clemetson , Holly Blanton, Hilario Guterez and Dan Pfeiffer art work. I opened on Black Friday to the shopping crowd in Fredericksburg Tx. It was a emotional day for all the work I had to explain then tell the story of the building and the history of the butcher shop as well as the artist stories and there art. All this and Heaven too.

-- "The hand is the cutting edge of the mind but the wind and sun are the healing factors of the heart

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#1 posted 137 days ago

Nice work Dan – good luck in the new gallery!

-- "It's amazing how much can go wrong when you think you know what you're doing."

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#2 posted 137 days ago

Simply awesome

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#3 posted 137 days ago

Congrats on your grand opening! Here’s hoping that many diserning customers with fat wallets find their way to your door step! :)

-- The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that our aim is too low and we reach it.. Michelangelo

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#4 posted 137 days ago

That’s a fantastic transformation in two month’s time.

May you have good fortune going forward and keep doing
the good work!

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#5 posted 137 days ago

Nice new digs! Awesome renovation job!!.........Jmi

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!!

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#6 posted 137 days ago

Beautifully transformed Dan! Best of luck to your new gallery and the artists.


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Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

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#7 posted 137 days ago

Great looking transformation. I remember seeing your first photos of it several months ago and it looks great now. It will do fantastic…

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work.

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#8 posted 137 days ago


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#9 posted 137 days ago

Great transformation into a wonderful gallery. I like that genuine cowhide carpet. I had one I used for a
quilt on my waterbed during cold winters. Hope you and your fellow artists have a prosperous business
there. Thank you for sharing.l

-- As ever, Gus-the 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#10 posted 137 days ago

Congrats! Best wishes for success!

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#11 posted 137 days ago

congrats and fun to read project posting

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#12 posted 137 days ago

Congrats on your opening, and what an amazing transformation you have achieved. Best wishes for success beyond your wildest dreams!

-- Aim high. Ride easy. Trust God. Neale Donald Walsch

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#13 posted 137 days ago

wow great job

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#14 posted 137 days ago

Excellent work! I’m certain it will draw in a lot of cliemtele. Just looking at all that rubble makes my back hurt. (-;

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#15 posted 137 days ago

A lot of hard work, but you got some fantastic results for it! Best of luck!

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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