Entries by A.L.O.S.C.

Almost Complete ~ Five Solas Wall Art

The Five Solas is almost ready for assembly. The carving is complete and the hand-painting is almost finished. The frames are assembled and will soon be mounted. We plan to have our new Five Solas Wall Art ready to ship late next week. This new piece will be featured on the Wall Art section of […]

Our New Serving Tray

We are excited about the release of our new Serving Tray. It should be up on our website within the next few days. We wanted to make an uncarved Serving Tray available to our customers ~ for those with a preference for simplicity and a reduced cost. This Tray will be available for $185.00. Contact […]

Prunus serotina

As I said before, I enjoy working with wood. Each species is different and beautiful. My table saw never fails to bring out the aromas within ~ Each has its own distinct scent. Perhaps my favorite hardwood to work with is Cherry; Prunus serotina. Kingdom: Plantae Division: Magnoliophyta Class: Magnoliopsida Order: Rosales Family: Rosaceae Subfamily: […]

To Create Beautiful Things from a Beautiful Thing

I enjoyed reading A Reverence for Wood by Eric Sloane. My wife, Rebecca, gave this to me recently as a gift. The book highlights the important role that wood has played in the development of American life and culture and touches on topics such as the aesthetics of wood, wooden implements, and carpentry. Mr. Sloane […]

Made to Order ~ Wall Art Featuring Micah 6:8

We certainly enjoyed creating this recent custom order. You can read about how the need for this particular piece came about over at the Phillips family’s Blog. Here are the simple steps the Phillips family took in placing their order for their personalized Wall Art. 1. They contacted us with the following details for their […]

Made to Order ~ Pride Stick

An Assistant Football Coach from a local high school contacted us about a rather unique project. To motivate their defensive players, this high school created a tradition in which they award each game’s defensive MVP with the honor of having their name inscribed on a Pride Stick. The previous game’s MVP takes possession of the […]

Our Daily Bread ~ Coming in January

Our dear friends over at Honoring Service commissioned us to create a Breadboard to their specifications. We were so pleased with the design and the result that we have decided to add a lovely Breadboard of Cherry wood to our pieces. Coming in January, Gathering Wood will be offering the beautiful Breadboard pictured below. We […]

Archaeology Puzzle Solved

Well, . . . here we are a few days later with the mystery solved. After assembling our Puzzling Green Beast, we ended up with a 5′ High x 8′ Long Velociraptor. Unfortunately, he is now officially extinct as a strong gust of wind knocked him over and damaged him beyond repair. I wonder if […]

What Else Goes On In That Workshop?

We spend a lot of time in our workshop. There are times, however, when our hands are busy with projects that are not for our family business. You see, our children keep an endless list of crafts that they want to build in the workshop. So, from time to time, we gather up supplies and […]