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Bader Art Metal & Fabrication…Nationwide

Howdy All Well many of you have been asking what I’ve been up to lately, since I haven’t had occasion to attend your soirée’s, shindigs, bashes, and Saturday night jamborees and hootenannies. While I’m remiss for having missed a few … Continue reading

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Steel Bricks

Bader Art Metal & Fabrication was recently approached by a designer to fabricate a focal piece for a penthouse in Chicago’s historic Old Town neighborhood. It was an interesting project to say the least. What at first glance appears to … Continue reading

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Bad Axes

I recently had the pleasure again of collaborating with yet another talented artist. My old friend Teresa Magana of Vida Y Alma recently called me up with an interesting project. Teresa is a skilled painter with a striking style, drawing … Continue reading

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Proud Summers Moon

It’s been a year of collaborations for me…delightful, insightful, inspiring collaborations. the following piece is one of the poetic variety, as I recently came together with a talented artist by the name of Karin Zink. Enjoy…   Proud Summers Moon  sippin … Continue reading

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Urban Zebra

Breaking news just in…there have been numerous sightings of the rare Urban Zebra.  This attractive creature was first spotted taking shape in the studios of Bader Art Metal.  Standing on just two legs of one inch by two inch, .065 … Continue reading

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Welcome Truckers!

Here’s a big ‘ol “ten-four good buddy” to y’all. Thanks for joining us at this year’s Guerrilla Truck Show! First off, I want to give a special shout out to all my fellow truckers, all of our gracious sponsors, my beautiful … Continue reading

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Emerald Iron

Strolling about my home the other day, I noticed where the color palette was lacking a bit of that vibrant spring tone.  So I decided to mix in a little green amongst the azure and crimson hues, the yellows and … Continue reading

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Words to live by

I must live by my word you must live by the very utterances that pass through your lips we must live by the noise we create so don’t be quiet or check your laugh ‘cause you very well may be … Continue reading

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Floating steel

Spring has arrived and my soul is aloft once more…as are the soles of my boots, and the rest of me for that matter, about fifty feet in the air on a Chi-town rooftop.  And while this season is certainly … Continue reading

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Base player

Some of you who are familiar with me know that I’ve been prone to picking up a bass guitar from time to time. But today I’m sharing a different kind of base with you all…a hand crafted, mild steel cabinet … Continue reading

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