Entries by Ben Wurst

Corks, corks and more corks…

Worked on this last night. It’s a medium cork board framed in salvaged cedar. The cedar was an old fence slat. Wood was sanded and left natural. Over time it will get a natural patina. Corks are recycled and gathered by friends, family, and acquaintances. I’m working on an agreement and partnership with the Cork Forest […]

Etsy store spotlight – Pine stand HDR print

I shot this series of photos (for an HDR) after a mountain bike ride in Bass River State Forest in September 2010. The forest pictured is a white pine plantation, planted by the Civilian Conservation Corps. CCC began in the early 1930s and lasted for over 10 years. CCC employed over three million unemployed young […]

From the beginning

I first started making frames for my own photography. Why buy something (that is probably made in China) when you can make it? Most were gifts for family and friends. When I was attending Unity College from 2001-04 I made my first frames for my Legacy Project in my Environmental Stewardship class. I chose to […]

It’s official…I’m starting a business!

Well, after several years of making frames and framing my own photography, I’ve decided to start an official business! Some people might think I’m crazy since it will add more work for me, collecting and paying sales tax, year end tax filing, etc… I think it can only be positive. I went to college for […]