Saturday, December 24, 2011

Another Heirloom Created

As a perfect finish to my work week and right in time for Christmas, I just finished this Prayer Box that will become a family heirloom.
Merry Christmas! God loves all of you!

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Not just self promotion---this time.

Instead,I'm encouraging you to enjoy the artistic talents of my good friend Tira Mitchell at "The Engravers Notebook"
Here's the direct link to her article:

And while you're there, look around:

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Out of the Darkness

Whilst trying to crawl out of this week's "Dark Place", a vision emerged and took on a life all it's own.
I needed that. Thanks Mom!
A Nagahara flute never looked so good.

Saturday, December 17, 2011

The reason why I failed Art in school

The teacher said I couldn't learn and I lacked "Vision"

They're here!

...and they are nice.....and they are sold out!
The first commemorative Lapel Pin remembering Jefferson Union High School.

Monday, December 12, 2011

A Sneak peek

Wanted to get these done sooner, but it's been a bit overwhelming lately.
These should be available early 2012.
(Yes, I know this pic is Photoshopped, but this is darn close to the real thing)

Friday, December 9, 2011

The vision has begun.

I'm starting to engrave another "Masterpiece". This is one of a two gun set that is the 2012 Guns of the Year and will be featured in a later issue of "The American Handgunner Magazine"
It doesn't seem to look like much more than some squiggly lines, but my eyes see something else.
Stay tuned...........

Not Glitter, but Gold none the less

Every once in a while you just have to stop and "clean" up the mess.
When working with precious metals, little shavings, bits and tiny pieces end up on the floor. It's always a good idea to sift through the dirt---YOU NEVER EVER THROW IT AWAY!
This may not look like much,but believe me, it is over half an ounce of pure 24k gold swept up from the floor.
I think this is called "Pay Dirt".

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Prayer box Keepsake

A unique, simple but beautiful keepsake.
Make it an heirloom with personalized initials.
$24.99 gets it to you in time for Christmas.

Go to for more details

Friday, December 2, 2011

To the "Sons & Daughters of the Brown and Gold"

A beautiful lapel pin that proudly honors the alumni of Jefferson Union High School.
"Yellow Jacket Pride" runs deep and here's a great way to keep the memory of a great school alive.
After many hours in the studio, I believe I've designed a perfect tribute to J.U.H.S. in gleaming Brown and Gold.

Timber Wolf

Got bored during a local gun show and decided to engrave this Dakota Arms grip cap.
...and it's for sale too.
For more info, go to