Category Archives: Projects

Phase One of Fireplace

Phase One is complete and there will be a hiatus before I can get to the marquetry at the top of the panel.  Lots of other priorities, including 1) vacation, 2) work, 3) prep for an upcoming presentation for Cincinnati … Continue reading

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I hate my fireplace

When we bought this house nearly eight years ago, I knew I hated this fireplace.  It was poorly executed.  The brick work is pretty poor, with chipped bricks along the edges.  The insert is OK and certainly does heat the room.  The … Continue reading

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Ambry on Stand – Part 3 (Marquetry)

Catching up again as always.  It’s always easier to make progress on the project than to write about it. The marquetry should be the fun part of this project.  I sort of changed my plan after some testing and realized … Continue reading

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Ambry on Stand Part Deux

The holidays are over and the new year has begun.  Very little progress over the holidays, much to my dismay, but things have picked back up again.  My self-imposed deadline of Easter looks near impossible, so I think May will … Continue reading

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Ambry on Stand Part 1

I had the last two weekends to get started on this project.  It will be unlike anything else I’ve ever done, so some new skills to learn and use.  I’ll be making my first attempts at using a vacuum bag, … Continue reading

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No, really, I’m back

Yes I’ve been gone for a long time. My day job has kept me busy for quite a while. Since this summer I’ve been working on opening several theatres, every one of them not exactly on schedule (not my fault!). … Continue reading

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I’m back….

I couldn’t keep a diary either.  Life gets in the way. Since my last post I’ve completed two legitimate projects.  I’ll show finished photos below.  I was working on some self-imposed deadlines, so I tended to work and not document … Continue reading

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