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Watercolor Frames


I built these frames with Padauk & Birdseye Maple to preserve two watercolor prints created & given to me by my former boss, Steve Wariner and his wonderful wife, Caryn, as a housewarming gift

Watercolor Frames2020-12-29T16:46:10+00:00

Wenge & Zebrawood Frame


One of the photos I had commercially framed to hang in a local coffee shop was returned damaged so I decide to make my own replacement. I used some Wenge & Zebrawood I had

Wenge & Zebrawood Frame2021-01-02T00:05:44+00:00

Refretting a Guitar in 1 Minute


Depending on how much a guitar is played, it is possible the frets will wear down to the point they need to be replaced. Here is a quick video showing what it takes to

Refretting a Guitar in 1 Minute2020-12-31T04:43:23+00:00

Salvaging a Shot


Chincoteague Island, Virginia, USA I had followed my usual plan for shooting sunrises while visiting a national park in Chincoteague, Virginia. During the previous day, while exploring and spending time with my wife, I was

Salvaging a Shot2020-12-27T23:55:58+00:00

The Not-So-Bad Hair Day


I used to work for Salem Fields Community Church and we had an arrangement with local radio station, B101.5 FM, to air uplifting spots each week. Usually one of the handful of pastors record the

The Not-So-Bad Hair Day2020-12-28T00:34:00+00:00

Camera Cooler on Ice


In March of 2014, I visited Port Harcourt, Nigeria to create some short films telling the story of how SFCC is affecting change in that part of the world. I visited Nigeria in 2009, but

Camera Cooler on Ice2020-12-28T04:35:06+00:00

Waldron Dreadnaught


This is a Waldron Dreadnaught acoustic made by boutique luthier, Goode Waldron, in the 1980's or 1990's. The guitar was expertly made in a style similar to a Martin D-28. However, the guitar's previous owner

Waldron Dreadnaught2020-12-27T15:50:28+00:00

DIY Way-Finding Kiosk


When I used to work at SFCC, we did a lot of building usage events. There were easily a dozen groups each week that use our building free of charge. We built the building for

DIY Way-Finding Kiosk2020-12-28T04:54:35+00:00

Large Format Esther


In March 2014, SFCC was in a message series called Lost Art: Rediscovering the Forgotten Stories. We had artists paint during every service over a 6-week time span. I was very happy to be allowed

Large Format Esther2014-04-01T04:54:32+00:00

’92 Ovation Collectors Series


This 1992 Ovation Collectors Series showed up at the shop with a break in one of its sound holes in the epaulets. Ovation was the best to work with as they sent a replacement epaulet

’92 Ovation Collectors Series2020-12-27T17:25:15+00:00
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