Under Construction (Again)

I’m once again revamping the whole Skirkbucket website. You may notice that the galleries and other elements are out of whack until I manage to fix them. Many apologies for the chaos. BTW, if you have experience with the Divi theme/program, PLEASE let me know. I...

Corvallis Art Center Display

  Sooo… How are you? Whatcha been up to lately? Mm-hmm. Good, good. Oh, me? I’m glad you asked. I now have jewelry for sale at the Corvallis Arts Center! Check this ish out: (Click any picture for a slideshow with commentary.) Besides my wares, the...

Herringbone Bracelet Fever

  EDIT: Now with pictures that don’t suck. Last month I took a beading class at Spearit Beads in Albany, Oregon. The instructor, Darlene Powers, did a great job. (She teaches classes regularly in Albany and the Dallas Antique Mall. You can see samples for...

Custom Cell Phone Pouch

As you may already know, I’ve been going through an inner-tubes-as-material phase. At its peak I made my uncle Dave a belt pouch for his cell phone (at his request; I didn’t just inflict it on him). It had some problems, so today I made him a new one. See...

The Joy of Deadlines

On December 5th I will be hosting a table at the Brownsville Art Center for the holiday market. Let the panic begin! Some of the pressure is off me because I suckered convinced my dad to contribute to the sale. However, that doesn’t change the fact that I am...
The Secret Life of Inner Tubes

The Secret Life of Inner Tubes

Inner tubes.   Many inner tubes. SO. MANY. INNER. TUBES. At my request, the awesome employees of Bike N Hike in Albany have been saving old inner tubes accumulated through the bike repair side of their business. (Those guys are awesome. I highly recommend them...