We’re in USA Today! Loving Impact 100

We never got around to sharing this article about our beloved local Impact 100 (a loosely-knit, female-only philanthropic movement, where thousands of women writing $1,000 checks adds up to millions for communities across the country), whom we were blessed to work with recently welding and installing a handrail in conjunction with the Council On Aging. … Continued

A Simple Explanation of Welding

Welding is probably the best know method of joining significant bodies of metal together. Soldering is also a well-known method of joining metals, but the “joint” (join point) is weaker because the metals being joined don’t actually melt, making it more applicable in electronics and fine art or jewelry-making than structural work. It’s not infrequent … Continued

A Vessel Designed to Sink, Still Afloat

Realistically, many of us will not be diving down into the Gulf of Mexico to explore the Renaissance Man crew and Frank Patti’s latest endeavor, but it’s not too late to see this magnificent project in person because she’s docked behind the Joe Patti seafood market from now ’till Mid-June. It’s already received a bunch … Continued

A Tree Grows in East Hill

So, you have a particular spot on your lawn where nothing seems to grow. How do you address that in a creative and artistic way? You call Renaissance Man. Homeowners on 10th Avenue did exactly that, and the resulting steel tree blends beautifully with their existing landscaping.  Most people can’t tell that it’s not real … Continued