Category: Boxes

The Shop is Online!

I have a new and improved shop that’s now online! Here, you can, or will be able to, purchase aquatint screens for the polymergravure process as well as small, special print editions. What I’m really excited about is...

Read More

The Great Plains Project

I’m currently in the middle of a great project for a local artist, Peter Latner, (a photographer who still works with medium and large format film) as part of his Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant that he...

Read More


This is clamshell case I recently made with artist Lisa Nebenzahl. Besides needing a case to present both her prints and 3D constructions, Lisa wanted to learn the craft of making boxes and cases, so we worked on the project...

Read More

The Ese’ Eja People of the Amazon

  I’ve just finished making several clamshell cases for Professor Andrew Bale at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.   Each of the cases holds a framed Daguerrotype in the base and a small portfolio of...

Read More

More Equipment

Earlier in the year I bit the bullet and bought a Kwikprint hot foil stamping machine. This is used to foil stamp or blind deboss the names and titles onto books, portfolios and cases, pencils, matchbooks and napkins. Although...

Read More

Drop Spine Boxes at MCBA

I spent last Thursday and Friday at MCBA in a workshop with seven others making rounded drop-spine boxes with Jana Pullman. It was a good group of people and I had the privilege of having as a ‘paste partner’ Karen...

Read More

Clamshell Portfolio Case

During this past weekend’s snow storm in Minneapolis (just over 17″) I decided to make a clamshell portfolio case following instructions from a book by Tom and Cindy Hollander. It’s constructed from 0.08″...

Read More