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Conversation | The Original Social

It’s something that (hopefully) everyone does each day.  Have a conversation with someone.  Not a text exchange.  Not a post on Facebook.  A real conversation. Conversation The definition of conversation is “the informal exchange of ideas by spoken words.”  Emphasis on the word SPOKEN.  This could be on the phone, but hopefully it’s face to […]

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when in Rome

When In Rome | Do As The Romans Do!

You may be wondering what “when in Rome” has to do with Sunriver Metal Works.  Read on to find out! When In Rome This blog post will be short and sweet.  It’s Thursday morning, and I’m in a hurry to get everything done before leaving for a week. Mike is finishing up a long road […]

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creating metal artwork

Creating Metal Artwork | Mt Hood Art

When it comes to creating metal artwork, we consider each project an opportunity to experiment.  Our most recent Mt Hood project provided us with a unique challenge.  Fill an empty space in an entertainment center with the client’s view of Mt Hood! Friends Paul and Rose love their view of Mt Hood.  Problem is, the […]

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product design fails

Product Design Fails – You Decide

Don’t let the title fool you.  Product Design Fails is not just about a design that maybe didn’t work.  Read on.  Maybe you can help us figure it out. Product Design Fails So, we haven’t had that many of them.  And, we pride ourselves in being able to create a product out of someone’s vision.  […]

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customer photos

Customer Photos | Website Eye Candy

We love receiving customer photos of our installed pieces! Customer Photos When we receive customer photos via email, it’s a stamp of approval that we did our job right!  Many times, we’ll even hear the stories behind the artwork.  This is the first in a series of blog posts featuring some of those photos. The […]

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ordering custom metal work

Ordering Custom Metal Work

Thinking about ordering custom metal work?  Here’s a How To Guide! Ordering Custom Metal Work? So, you’ve been thinking about ordering custom metal work or wall art or ???  You’ve spent some time searching the internet, possibly using Google.  You have found various sites and images and possibly clicked on a few.  Hopefully our page […]

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daylight saving time

Daylight Saving Time Confusion

Daylight saving time got you confused?  We know we were confused on our recent trip to the southwestern states. Daylight Saving Time As far as we know, Arizona is the only state currently not using daylight saving time.  On face value, this isn’t a big deal.  But, let me tell you why it confused the […]

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sign makeover

Creative Sign Makeover Project

It’s always something different at Sunriver Metal Works!  This creative sign makeover project presented its’ own challenges. Creative Sign Makeover The Wilsons contacted us late last year.  They recently purchased a home not far from us and really liked the address sign the prior owner left.  The problem?  Different last name! The owner told them […]

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customer stories we love

Customer Stories We Love

Sometimes you read something that tugs at your heart strings.  This morning’s email contained one of those customer stories we love. Customer Stories We Love We first heard from Steve in early 2016.  He wanted to create word art for his wife that simply stated “Totus Tuus“.  Having never heard the phrase before, we had […]

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small business seo

Small Business SEO | How We Do It

Looking for tips on small business SEO?  How about asking a small business that is actually making it work. Small Business SEO Yesterday, I read a post about SEO written by Liz Jostes of Eli | Rose Social Media.  Titled 3 SEO Myths to Stop Believing, the article rang true for me and our SEO […]

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