For 24 years each item hand made by one craftsman, one at a time-----

                                                                  no two are the same.

On the following pages you will find information about my offering of handmade terra cotta Bird GarglersTM and related creations, how I make them, how they are installed, and examples of some of my past work.

Included in the "Galleries" pages is an additional page of cast bronze works and a page of my drawings .

Finally, the last page explains the instructions for placing an order and making a purchase.

All of my ceramic bird houses are individually hand made; no molds are used in their creation. By attending to each creature separately, I am free to  explore variations and combinations of physical attributes and personality traits thereby imparting a unique character to each Bird GarglerTM.

Made of quality red earthenware clay,

each GarglerTM is allowed to air dry and then fired to approximately 1800 degrees F.

After cooling, glaze and colors are applied and the Garglers are fired a second time to approx. 2100 degrees F.

The completed Bird GarglersTM are quite durable in all weather conditions and can remain installed outside throughout

the year to provide all-season protection for the birds.

Each Bird GarglerTM measures approximately 9"- 12" from mouth to the back and about 8"- 9" across. Dimensions will vary according to the particular style of GarglerTM.

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