Legacy

I’m wrapping up a couple of projects at Lorenzen Customs, one of which is a set of custom wooden planter boxes.  I’ve been enjoying this work and it has put my grandpa Lorenzen on my mind (more than usual).  When I was a kid, one of my favorite things to do was go to grandpaContinue reading “Legacy”

Working for a Living

There is pride in finishing a job that is well done.  I love it when a project comes out and it’s better than expected, cooler than anticipated, and exceeds original aspirations.  I also love the satisfaction of closing the deal, getting handed some money upon completion of a commission, and the feeling that comes whenContinue reading “Working for a Living”

Going Jurassic

It’s been a busy February and March at Lorenzen Customs.  I’ve been designing and fabricating a railing for my father-in-law, a Stegosaurus wind vane, and (FINALLY) putting the finishing touches on the Ace and King of Spades playing cards.  It’s super exciting to see things getting finished and, most importantly, the big smiles on customers’Continue reading “Going Jurassic”

Going Worldwide

My wife, Carina Bissett, approached me about a month ago about a project idea.  She has a friend who is about to release a new book (more about that later) and wanted to celebrate her friend’s accomplishment with a piece of art.  Carina showed me a picture of the book cover (see below) along withContinue reading “Going Worldwide”