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Monthly Archives: December 2010

Opening Night!

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series Puppet Theater

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series Puppet TheaterRehearsals are over, costumes and makeup finalized, and last minute script changes incorporated. On Christmas morning, the curtain went up on the new Jaromin Family Puppet Theater!



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Finishing Touches

This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series Puppet Theater

This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series Puppet TheaterAn Old Coat Rack When I was a kid, I used to spend a fair amount of time in the garage playing with my dad’s “tools.” I use quotes because I believe his entire collection consisted of little more than a handsaw, an old … Continue reading »



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The Intarsia Comedy/Tragedy Masks

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series Puppet Theater

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series Puppet TheaterA New Technique When I first designed the theater, I knew it needed something in the top arched panel. To me, the most natural thing would be the traditional comedy/tragedy masks. Although I’ve done a number of inlays in the past, it seemed like … Continue reading »



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Building the “Wings”

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series Puppet Theater

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series Puppet TheaterNow We’re Getting Somewhere The front came out so nice, I’ve updated the design to include frame-and-panel side wings instead of plain edge-banded cherry ply as I had originally envisioned. It’s been a busy couple of weeks and there hasn’t been much shop time … Continue reading »



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Their First Woodworking Show

The annual woodworking show is this town weekend and I was determined to stop in to pick up some basic supplies that I can’t typically find locally in bulk. I thought it might be fun to bring the older two kids along. This turned out to be a great idea as the show ended up … Continue reading »



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