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Crocheted Hats

One of my latest projects is crocheting hats. There is a faith-based substance abuse rehabilitation program that my small faith group has adopted as our charity of choice. It is a men’s rehab group and quite a few of them … Continue reading

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More Machining for the CNC Router…

We are going to play the game that Jay really enjoys; he takes the pictures and I post them on my blog with whatever random explanation pops into my head. I didn’t ask him for any specifics so I’m purely … Continue reading

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“Stand”-ing Room Only

A few weeks ago Karen, Jay’s mom, was rearranging her study. Jay had to go over and help with some technical difficulties regarding her computer, but while he was there he offered to make her a stand for her lamp … Continue reading

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Baby Blankets for Pauline

I couldn’t post these earlier because I didn’t want to ruin the surprise. Now that she’s had the baby and is using these, I can show you what I made for Pauline. When Pauline told me that she was going … Continue reading

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Finished Woodworking Projects

If you’ve been following my blog then you know that we’ve been working on Holy Water holders. Jay made 65 of these. And I painted all of them. This was the first group: Then the second group: I used two … Continue reading

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Project Linus Blanket #29

Project Linus Blanket #29 “Rainbow Bright” Interesting, isn’t it? I almost called this “Now in Technicolor!” I had purchased some Cakes Aran from Ice Yarns that I thought would make a great blanket. This is a self-striping yarn so I … Continue reading

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Bathroom Closet Finished!

It feels like it took FOREVER. It got to the point where I didn’t want to walk through the living room at all. It was just… messy. I was going to leave the inside primed and not paint it, but … Continue reading

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