Doors fascinate me. Such a variety of styles, colors, and sizes. Yet all serve the same functions of passageway and protection. Here’s an interesting viewpoint on doors.
I’m in a season with new doors.
Not the opportune kind, I’m talking literal doors here.
Gift of a Hand Carved Door
Hubby and I bought a new house and to our delight, it came with a custom carved front door. Hand carved from Red Oak in 1981 by by Jack Wallis, the artistry and craftsmanship are exquisite. I’d never heard of this artist before because all my previous doors came from Home Depot. Shows my budget and level of class.
Anyway, after googling his name from the brass plate affixed to the door, I learned what a treasure we had purchased. Seems Jack has been creating stained glass masterpieces for churches, homes and businesses since 1971, each handmade to order in Murray, Kentucky. They are not a high production factory. Orders take several months, start with the finest hardwoods which are carved, then sanded, stained and sealed to…
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