Monthly Archives: June 2011

Have a Ball

This residential railing was a ball…well actually, eighteen of them.  Although I prefer to call them spheres.  But spheriously folks, let me tell you about the job itself. This client came to me with a very unique design that incorporated … Continue reading

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Urban Coinage

urban coinage the dime sized pocks and ruts of the rain soaked alley asphalt glisten like a million dirty stars momentary cleansed by the evening’s deluge. They are the jewels, the coinage of my urban truck patch, facets illuminated under somber city lamps all … Continue reading

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Early 19th Century Chinese Elm “Peony Cabinet” base

Bader Art Metal was recently commissioned to build a custom steel base for a gorgeous, hand carved Northern Chinese Elm cabinet from the early 1800′s.  It was a tricky undertaking, as the aim was to embellish the piece while keeping the stand as … Continue reading

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yellow number five

yellow number five  by Austin F. Bader Copyright 2011     I woke without speaking, spoke without breathing, lit a cigarette and then commenced to thinking…was I on fire, or just smokin?    put my pants on, both legs, same … Continue reading

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Simple Choice

Simple Choice  It is not what we haven’t got it’s what we do with what we have that defines us there really are no have’s and have not’s only those who can see beyond this for all of life is … Continue reading

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