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Momentarily freed from it's spot in the McAlvey kitchen gallery, the award-winning vineyard art is presented with a proud smile. The artist formed each wooden grape on a lathe, he said.

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McAlvey shapes wood and lets the wood shape his life

He had already retired from nearly half a century of cutting hair and settled into a leather-tooling hobby when Gary McAlvey attended the county fair five years ago.That spun his world on its axis, at least as far as what retirement would look like. Since


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