Category Archives: Word

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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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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Bridge Building

Some time ago I was introduced to a vibrant and talented architect by the name of Jaime Bellalta.  We traded ideas, shared our passions and discussed the possibility of working with one another. So when he contacted me recently, I … 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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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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Rosewood & Steel

I recently had the pleasure of collaborating with an extremely talented designer and furniture builder by the name of Mark Cwik. While strolling through this year’s Design Harvest show, I came across Mark’s work and was all but floored by the pieces … Continue reading

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Autumn

yesterday there were no leaves on the ground today they abound driven down from lazy swaying tendril tips by that wicked October noreaster that cuts as hard as it whips so welcome fall welcome autumn it’s been so very long … Continue reading

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