I’m back to the workshop after an hiatus. I’ve had back problems for a long time, but in February I realised I would not be able to just up and get into woodworking with hand[…]
Last Saturday we were in the DYI store, looking for plywood to make a shooting board and sharpening bench hook thing, and instead came home with a ton of wood for the workbench! (the plywood[…]
I’ve been acquiring more woodworking tools since my last update. eBay provides relatively great deals (that may still amount to a lot, of course), but some things I buy new. My greatest concern is to[…]
Long story short? Skip down to the very last paragraph. … This is all that’s happened in the workshop in the last months. It was the hugest mess that you can possibly imagine, with tools,[…]
I am very busy with work and the house, but somehow also trying to find the time for two enamel commissions. I am also making a few other pieces in the meantime, since once I[…]
UPDATE 2016 I now have this project in the backburner. I registered a domain, enamelworkshop.com, created a landing page in the website, and have set up a newsletter. As I have more information, which will[…]
A project I have been working on for the last weeks, is my submission to GreenLion Gallery‘s upcoming exhibition “The Kiss: Inspirations from The Cure”, running from September 15 to October 15, 2011 at GreenLion[…]
It has been a while! I haven’t been keeping up with these entries. I had forgotten about it to be honest! Today I decided to change slightly the way I do my jewellery. I should[…]
Today I decided to try another way to build a setting, a variation on something I did before for Givrer. I still had enough silver for this light setting so I went ahead. I built[…]
Today I have been working on several enamel bases that I had already started working some time ago, and a couple that were just blank with the base layer. I am mostly using a variation[…]
Today I sent some workshop pictures to Trish from Grains of Glass, for a new page with pictures of enamelling workshops. I thought it was a great idea, I look forward to see other enamellists[…]
On my new jewellery table.
Something I have been meaning to do for years. I just needed a long wooden stick.
Pim is at a company trip this weekend, so I am home alone. I have spent the entire day in the workshop. Yesterday when I got home from work, I rearranged my two desks, crappy[…]
I put the new colors in jars. I like to have them tidy, not in crappy bags or random jars. I think I still should get some more enamel before leaving, basic flux, opaque white[…]