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Master Mason’s apron (c. early 20th century)

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The Art of Freemasonry

Chris Holme, past master of North Hollywood Lodge No. 542, is a furniture maker, a woodworker, and a photographer based in Sherman Oaks, California.  He is currently North Hollywood Lodge secretary, and District No. 521 inspector.

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Masonic Humidor


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Michael E. Clay is a Master Mason in Phoenix Lodge No. 144, San Francisco.  He is a graduate of the San Francisco Art Institute.

Carvaggio’s Bacchus as painted by Michael E. Clay. Traditional glaze with cold pressed pigments. 36 glaze layers, compiled on top of a Gypsum and Cobalt under painting. Total work time was just over 8 months. Extreme details includes the artist's portraits within the pupil reflections, several small spiders within the fruit and a hidden signature within the bottom of the Wine Jug. Completed in San Francisco, Spring 2005.


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Greg Stewart, a member of Hollywood Lodge No. 355, is the owner and writer of the blog Masonic Traveler, and is the host and co-creator of the Masonic podcast

Entered Apprentice tracing board

Fellow Craft tracing board

Master Mason tracing board


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