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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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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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Staining the Entertainment Center

Sometimes it feels like this is the project that will live with us forever in the basement. I think it’s just because Jay has been working on it since October. It’s not his fault that it has lingered for so … Continue reading

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A Handcrafted Christmas

My last post was on December 8th. I wanted to write a post today to kind of wrap up this Christmas gifting season. You may think that I was lazy and that’s why I didn’t post, but I promise you … Continue reading

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