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”

Ace in the hole

I took another commission a couple of weeks ago, this time from a co-worker who also competes in professional poker tournaments.  He saw some cool wall art at a bar and sent me a picture, “can you do something like this?”  You know I took it on!  He wants the king and ace of spadesContinue reading “Ace in the hole”

What the f*ck!

I’ll admit it, I curse – especially when things don’t go my way.  Failure and disappointment are common in the shop and in the world of creativity.  Not only is it tough when I am doing something for the first time, because often I’m learning by trail and error, but it’s also tough as anContinue reading “What the f*ck!”

Job #1

Job #1 is to connect with you, potential customers! I thought I’d start out by letting you know a little bit about me, the Lorenzen behind Lorenzen Customs.  I grew up working with my hands.  My dad was a mechanic and a farmer, as was his dad and my mom’s dad, too.  Grandpa Lorenzen hadContinue reading “Job #1”