Monthly Archives: September 2011

Linking To The Past: Using Grandpa’s Chisels To Make Carnival Pulls

I sharpened my Grandpa’s chisels that my uncle sent me and used them to carve a pair of carnival themed kinetic pulls.  The chisels carved the Alaskan Yellow Cedar beautifully and showed no signs of dulling.  Salute! Grandpa.  The carved pulls also … Continue reading

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Prime, Set, Deliberate

Now that I have white undercoated “Life is a Carnival” it is time to cut corresponding shapes out of paper, paint them in colors I think will work, and tape them on the theatre to see how they will look. … Continue reading

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Working Through the Dog Days of Summer

Everything is dry.  The artichokes have lost their purple spikey blossoms that the honey bees love to burrow headfirst down into.  The tomatoes are coming on for the race to the finish line of ripeness before the cool fall temperatures … Continue reading

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