Working up to 2017

It was a fairly quiet Christmas holiday at the Delabano house.  My wife left town to be with her Mother and extended family and I hunkered down in my studio.  I was grateful to have the gift of time to allow my mind to wander and indulge my various interest in craft and play. Some people might … More Working up to 2017

The “Beginning of the World”….was once in the hands of my parents

One of my favorite artist has always been Constantin Brancusi. One of the highlights from our family trip to Europe when I was 18 was seeing Brancusi’s recreated studio at Musée National d’Art Moderne in Paris.   It was  recreated to appear as it did at Brancusi’s death, although the Musée National d’Art Moderne’s recreation … More The “Beginning of the World”….was once in the hands of my parents

On building string instruments and learning new things

Some time ago I picked up building string instruments and have built ten or so instruments so far. People are always amazed by my builds but I certainly see them as being the work of a novice.  In another 20 years I might even become half way decent at it. I have collected string instruments … More On building string instruments and learning new things