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Got new steel plates with new designs

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At the moment I am very much into the norse or viking mythology and thus my friend made me a couple of steel plates with viking designs . They will be featured under my collectible artisan pick collection

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The joy of living in the Arizona desert

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The joy of living in the Arizona desert

I love living in the desert . Coming from Germany living here is completely different and sometimes oddly surreal . Growing up as a child I always hated winter the most . When I ventured out of the apartment I was always cold and " frosted " through within minutes . Even then I was drawn to warmth and sun and missed it terribly . When we moved to New Mexico and then to Arizona the only thing I really really missed was water and water sports . I learned swimming when I was 2 years old and could clear...

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The joy of living in the Arizona desert

Posted by Nici Laskin on

The joy of living in the Arizona desert

I love living in the desert . Coming from Germany living here is completely different and sometimes oddly surreal . Growing up as a child I always hated winter the most . When I ventured out of the apartment I was always cold and " frosted " through within minutes . Even then I was drawn to warmth and sun and missed it terribly . When we moved to New Mexico and then to Arizona the only thing I really really missed was water and water sports . I learned swimming when I was 2 years old and could clear...

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Stamping my picks

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Stamping my picks

Now you might have read somewhere in my shop that I " stamp " the picks . These stamps is what I mean . I have about 20 different fonts to choose from . They are made out of tool steel that is extra hard to withstand to be whacked with a hammer over and over again . Check out my facebook page where I have videos to show you exactly how its done at https://www.facebook.com/nicispicks I basically take a letter stamp ... place it upside down onto the metal and then whack hard with a hammer . So each...

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Oy wey ...

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Oy wey ...

I just looked at my Nicis Picks blog. I totally forgot I even had one . Tsk tsk to me indeed . This part was supposed to be a weekly blog for us to keep connected with our fans and customers . To tell you what is new and exciting in the world of metal guitar picks .   well ... lots has happened . We worked together with a couple of big names like Taylor Guitars and a couple of high profile musicians . We started new lines of picks ( different shapes ) , played around with other...

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