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by Dennis Davis
Wed Feb 15, 2012 11:54 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Letterheads in the news!
Replies: 2
Views: 881

Re: Letterheads in the news!

Mike, thanks for posting the link. I enjoyed reading the article, especially the commentary by Noel.

Dennis in Boise
by Dennis Davis
Wed Jan 25, 2012 8:19 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Original Dead Men
Replies: 686
Views: 212621

Re: Original Dead Men

Rent must be due next Wednesday! A man in his right mind would not part with such treasures for a few paltry dollars...or at all!
by Dennis Davis
Tue Jul 19, 2011 8:39 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: A flash from the past: Pencil Hardness Scale
Replies: 7
Views: 1979

Re: A flash from the past: Pencil Hardness Scale

Mike, thanks for the nostalgic return to days gone bye. I well remember Mr. Edmondson, my drafting teacher. Back in my HS days, our freshman year we took a quarter of each of the following: mechanical drawing, machine shop, wood shop and metal shop. This gave us a taste of what we might focus on for...
by Dennis Davis
Sat May 07, 2011 1:17 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: GLUE CHIPPING HELP !!!
Replies: 13
Views: 3462

Re: GLUE CHIPPING HELP !!!

Robare, I bought my last batch of glue (164 gram) from Bjorn Industries, Inc. in Charlotte, NC. You can visit their web page at http://www.bjorn,net. The phone number is 704-364-1186. Talk to Eugene Thordahl if you have any questions. Prices vary according to the amount ordered, with the minimum ord...
by Dennis Davis
Mon Nov 01, 2010 3:33 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Raphael Boguslav calligrapher
Replies: 4
Views: 1057

Re: Raphael Boguslav calligrapher

I was browsing the newspapers in and around New York and came upon his obituary.

http://www.tributes.com/show/Raphael-Boguslav-88992163
by Dennis Davis
Mon Sep 20, 2010 9:18 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: October Gold Leaf Workshop, Boise, Idaho
Replies: 37
Views: 8678

Re: October Gold Leaf Workshop, Boise, Idaho

I spent a short while today looking over the shoulder of Noel Weber and John Studden as they prepared sample pieces for the upcoming Ten-Ten-Ten workshop. Very nice indeed. It is always a pleasure to watch these master artisans at work. For any of you who will be attending the workshop, I'm sure you...
by Dennis Davis
Sat Jan 09, 2010 12:31 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: good work Larry !
Replies: 4
Views: 724

Re: good work Larry !

Vance...I was just teasing Larry. I get to see John, Larry and Tony when they put in an appearance here in Boise. As for the Letterville site, I used to go there and then I had password problems. I emailed Barb and could never get it resolved so I no longer visit the forum. I did enjoy it when I had...
by Dennis Davis
Fri Jan 08, 2010 10:53 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: good work Larry !
Replies: 4
Views: 724

Re: good work Larry !

There's another forum? Guess it had to happen eventually. Larry, what forum are you teasing the folks with your fine work? Care to divulge their site?

Dennis
City of Trees
by Dennis Davis
Sat Dec 19, 2009 4:17 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Left Brain / Right Brain ?
Replies: 12
Views: 2217

Re: Left Brain / Right Brain ?

Dang, she's a clockwise kinda gal for me. No changes after watching for a few minutes.

Dennis
by Dennis Davis
Mon Dec 07, 2009 10:49 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Original Dead Men
Replies: 686
Views: 212621

Re: Original Dead Men...

Sheesh, everyone is bundled up like they are in the Arctic. What happened, the temperature dip down to 60 degrees F? Come back up to Boise where it's brisk and there is fresh snow on the ground.

Dennis
by Dennis Davis
Sun Nov 22, 2009 3:05 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: October Gold Leaf Workshop, Boise, Idaho
Replies: 37
Views: 8678

Re: October Gold Leaf Workshop, Boise, Idaho

I was at the Boise workshop...for about 90 seconds. Beautiful work was being done by all in attendance. The atmosphere was so intense that I had to leave. Fully focused artisans. I haven't been back there since the workshop so I don't know how the finished projects turned out. I've heard rumors abou...
by Dennis Davis
Wed Nov 18, 2009 7:58 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Original Dead Men
Replies: 686
Views: 212621

Re: Original Dead Men...

I'm sure Billy Blake is good with a hammer...but is he this good. Check out the video here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VElzSJ4Ig-E.

Dennis
by Dennis Davis
Sun Nov 15, 2009 4:39 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Paasche Dual Head Silvering Guns for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 860

Paasche Dual Head Silvering Guns for sale

The following is a cut 'n' paste from the Cutting Edge Glass forum. I am not the seller, but I thought someone here might have an interest in the items listed: "I have listed on ebay (4) Paasche Dual Head Silvering Guns, the cost is $100 each. If you dont need one but know someone that might email t...
by Dennis Davis
Tue Nov 10, 2009 10:41 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: And the Winner is....
Replies: 16
Views: 3388

Re: And the Winner is....

Erik,
Looks like each building has some signage of some sort. It also looks like they are all vacant buildings. Hey, I'm just guessing here. Let us know so we can get some sleep.

Dennis
by Dennis Davis
Wed Jul 22, 2009 6:59 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Mural - Finished and Installed
Replies: 8
Views: 1446

Re: Mural - Finished and Installed

Kelly, you folks really did a grand job on that project. I'm sure you are glad it is behind you. What's next on the agenda?

Dennis
by Dennis Davis
Mon Jul 20, 2009 10:53 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: I know we're not offerin California here, but...
Replies: 8
Views: 1746

Re: I know we're not offerin California here, but...

Dang, Sally, you're far better than your cohort gives you credit for being. I'm just proud to say I know you. Uh, you failed to say what the awards were, exactly. I congratulate you on whatever awards you received. Now I think I'll go watch "Once upon a time in the West."

Dennis
City of Trees
by Dennis Davis
Mon Jul 06, 2009 6:26 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Original Dead Men
Replies: 686
Views: 212621

Re: Original Dead Men...

Now that is one fine looking chair back. You do good work for a Californian. Now, the Englishman, I think he won't be racing with you on these projects. A man needs to have a cup of tea and a few biscuits to build up his strength for quality gilding. I can't be sure what those beans and ribs are doi...
by Dennis Davis
Fri Jul 03, 2009 10:35 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Endeavour to Persevere...(it's done)
Replies: 37
Views: 19305

Re: Endeavour to Persevere...(it's done)

Two years plus a couple of days since this thread has seen a post. I believe the tutorial is worth another look. Sure turned out nice. The folks at Machine should be proud.

Dennis
by Dennis Davis
Fri Jul 03, 2009 6:18 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Original Dead Men
Replies: 686
Views: 212621

Re: Original Dead Men...

Ahh, Larry, would you be trying to get the Englishman to regress in his skill level. Nay, I think not. He is so skilled with them punties that it's scary...not to mention all the other skills that he has perfected over the years. Me, I got a Dremel tool that we could do some punties with. Maybe not ...
by Dennis Davis
Fri Mar 06, 2009 3:46 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Natural hair brushes and the U.S. parks and wildlife
Replies: 4
Views: 1066

Re: Natural hair brushes and the U.S. parks and wildlife

Must be time to lodge a complaint with his local congressman or senator. The squeaky wheel gets the grease.

Dennis
by Dennis Davis
Sun Feb 15, 2009 9:41 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Got Milk?
Replies: 11
Views: 2043

Re: Got Milk?

Danny,
That is some very nice work. How will the signs be used? I would think that was an enjoyable project. Enough work to keep your interest, but not enough to bore you. I hope you and the Mrs. are doing well.

Dennis
by Dennis Davis
Mon Feb 09, 2009 8:00 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: A slight speed bump for the Hand Lettering Forum
Replies: 20
Views: 4445

Re: A slight speed bump for the Hand Lettering Forum

Danny, thanks for the help. I do have a Paypal account and the funds have been sent to Jeremy with my thanks for his great work. I know there are a lot of folks who read this forum on a regular basis, myself included. Heck, I'm not even in the sign trade, but I'm willing to add to the collection pla...
by Dennis Davis
Mon Feb 09, 2009 12:36 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: A slight speed bump for the Hand Lettering Forum
Replies: 20
Views: 4445

Re: A slight speed bump for the Hand Lettering Forum

Mike and Danny, Thank you for the reply and explanation. Mike, I did copy and paste the link to Jeremy and it took me to a site that required a password. I'm more than willing to chip in to assist in covering the cost of his efforts if I only knew how to send the funds to him. I thought that the lin...
by Dennis Davis
Sun Feb 08, 2009 11:16 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: A slight speed bump for the Hand Lettering Forum
Replies: 20
Views: 4445

Re: A slight speed bump for the Hand Lettering Forum

I just noticed in the "Who's on line" section that myself, Google {Bot}, and 1 guest were browsing. Are these the "bots" that give us problems here on the forum? I'm a bit short on computer savvy, so I did a quick search for Google Bot and found some info on the use of bots. Dennis Boise, Idaho p.s....
by Dennis Davis
Tue Sep 30, 2008 4:10 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Gold Leaf on Glass Workshop
Replies: 12
Views: 4117

Workshop

Leo,

I sent you a PM. Check your mail.

Dennis
by Dennis Davis
Mon Sep 15, 2008 5:55 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Gold Leaf on Glass Workshop
Replies: 12
Views: 4117

I visited with Noel at his shop this afternoon and he shared the artwork for this upcoming workshop. If you don't attend, you will be missing out. Leo...in about a week, I will know if I have bed(s) available for house guests. If I do, I'll post the availability here on the forum so you, or someone ...
by Dennis Davis
Sat Aug 09, 2008 12:25 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Hello from Texas
Replies: 9
Views: 1875

Tony, you are correct on the ISGG dates. I visited with Noel yesterday and he confirmed those dates with me. He has several participants signed up already, so don't hesitate to contact him. For those who don't have his shop number, you can reach him at 208-336-2769.

Dennis in Boise
by Dennis Davis
Sat Jul 26, 2008 12:11 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: beginner questions: gold on glass
Replies: 12
Views: 2602

Cotton Roll

Kent,

The address on the package for Jorgensen Laboratories is 1450 N. Van Buren Avenue, Loveland, CO. 80538. I bought a couple of rolls about a year ago so I hope this information still holds true.

Dennis
by Dennis Davis
Fri Jul 25, 2008 5:38 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: beginner questions: gold on glass
Replies: 12
Views: 2602

Cotton Roll

Scooter, Here in Boise we have a farm supply store called D & B Supply. In their veterinary supply section, they sell JorVet 1lb rolls of cotton batting. Noel Weber told me about this place so I felt it was a good lead. The product ID is J197 with a company name of Jorgensen Laboratories in Loveland...
by Dennis Davis
Fri May 23, 2008 8:39 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Glass Tombstones
Replies: 32
Views: 13921

You can view some sample on this site. http://www.lundgrenmonuments.com/memorials/index.html