Category Archives: Wood Work

I Wish I Had a Pen…

I know that it’s been a few weeks since I’ve posted. It’s not for lack of projects. I am currently in the process of crocheting two different blankets, I have two different sewing projects underway, plus I am in the … Continue reading

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To Every Pen (Turn, Turn, Turn)

I told you this was going to be a dangerous rabbit hole for Jay to dive down. It all started with the bolt carriage pens. Let’s just say that it has QUICKLY snowballed from there! Now he is making fat … Continue reading

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A Shot At Pen Turning

While we were visiting my sister, Jay and I went to a woodworking store to pick up the stain and finish that I wanted to use for his mom’s dining room table (I promised to help her refinish it). We … Continue reading

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Some Woodworking by Jay

Last week I was be-bopping through the house when I looked outside and saw… It was a mob on my front lawn demanding blog posts about the stuff that Jay creates. I was frightened. I begged and pleaded with the … Continue reading

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A Sewing Tray

If you read my post about the purse I made then you know that I used my Singer 301A. What you don’t know is that I came very close to NOT using my 301A. Not because it’s older or I … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of This and That…

I am so happy that Spring has finally arrived! As the flowers start to grow, though, my To Do list does as well. I don’t have any finishes of my own to share with you today. Instead, I’m going to … Continue reading

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3D Wooden Puzzles

This year Jay’s mom gave him a gift that has ended up costing us quite a bit. It was yet another thing that once Jay started messing with he couldn’t stop. Have you seen the 3D wooden puzzles? This is … Continue reading

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Barn Wood Entertainment Center is DONE!!!!

Do you hear the ecstatic roar of the crowd? The cheers, the whistles and the fireworks all going off at the same time? Maybe that’s just in my head. It’s done! Can you believe it? I definitely can’t! I think … Continue reading

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Entertainment Center Progress

It’s not done, but it’s close! This part of the project has taken so long because it has had to be done on my workbench, and I only have so much room. For instance, here is the top of this … Continue reading

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A Not-so-Entertaining Center

I’m not proud to admit that there was a bit of a problem that cropped up in the house. I got so angry that I wasn’t screaming; I was keeping my arms crossed in front of me so that I … Continue reading

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