Mounting Shelves and Pictures on Walls

Since moving into our new house last year, I have hung dozens of pictures and shelves. Okay, maybe not dozens, but very likely a dozen. Every time, the challenges are the same: what is the best location, where are the studs, and is it level? While not immediately obvious, we always do reach a consensus … Continue reading Mounting Shelves and Pictures on Walls

Is This Abuse of Art?

I was really happy and excited when I completed my latest piece of artwork, Art Frame, and hung it on the wall. I felt that the beautiful frame around the plain white, textured paper would create intrigue and discussion. I was confident that it would quickly become the most talked-about piece of art in our house. … Continue reading Is This Abuse of Art?

Wire-Brushed Picture Frame, Session 2

 On July 3rd, I started making a picture frame for a photo.  If you missed it, read Session 1 here. FlairWoodworks I'm back in the shop to finish the picture frame I started yesterday. The glue has set so I've removed the frame from the clamps. #flairww -1:41 PM Jul 4th, 2012 FlairWoodworks The corners look stellar. #flairww -1:42 PM Jul … Continue reading Wire-Brushed Picture Frame, Session 2