Post #7 – Present Inventory
Well, winter holds on, but the days are longer and, hopefully, we’ve seen the last snowstorm for this time around. Only 2″ or so here out of the potential 8″ – 12″ forecast, so we dodged a bullet. Cold, though, and one more full up coming for the oil tank. The shop has been selling,…read more
Post #6 – A Nice Find
Recently, Gloria found an old pedestal dining table at auction. It was pretty grimy and dirty, but intact and basically complete. It was an Arts & Crafts or Mission style in original condition. It was built from quartersawn tiger oak and featured a beautifully done buttressed pedestal base with 4 extended legs with support corbils…read more
Post #5 – Get the Groundhog…………..
February 2nd came and went. Sunny day with groundhog shadows. Ah well, keep your shovels within reach. This antique Queen Ann dresser is just into the shop. Painted in Buffed White, it dates to the mid to late 1800s. It has a nicely done double bowfront and wooden mushroom pulls. Everything’s there, including the original…read more
Post #4 2014 – Nice Finds & The Queen Ann Sideboard Mirror
The mirror has been cut, installed and placed onto the antique Queen Ann sideboard shown last week. Changes the entire appearance and restores all dignity. This is a beautifully built piece and could live in many different places in the home. The “as found” and finish photos on the vintage Centurion cedar chest. This is…read more
Post #3 – 2014 I’ve Had Enough Snow………..
Enjoying a quiet evening, waiting for tomorrow’s forecast snow. The cold has been impressive, but I’d enjoy being able to work outside in the sun a bit. I have an indoor workroom, but feels like I’m trapped in a cave after some time and the sun is the best check on how well paint has…read more