Thursday, August 15, 2013
No More Furniture...
Some of you may have heard of Jack Chasteen. He is a furniture maker in mini.
He and his wife did lots of shows on the west coast...I am not sure about elsewhere. They had done the show here in Tucson as long as I have been in minis.
She came to Wednesday group yesterday. The Chasteens are not going to be doing minis.
At the same time, she brought a lot of his samples of wood. He used woods from all over the world.
The ones on the string were samples that he used to carry to shows. The other ones were just spares.
I took them thinking, lots of small table tops...Some of the larger ones would be OK, but the smaller ones weren't even big enough for candle stands. What to do?
Last night I got the idea of turning them into jewelry...I don't know if it will work, but I am going to try. The wood is too beautiful to hid away in a drawer somewhere.
Meanwhile, Tessie found out that I had basket making supplies that I took to the Witches meeting...
Unhappy witch? You bet!
Zar wouldn't let her throw the baskets out. He threw her out instead...Now we know where Tessie stands on Zar's list of useful items...
She is hanging on by the skin of her teeth ...
I also started another one. Of course, that didn't set well with her either.
It is a Tennessee Spinner gourd base, with two strands of over dyed floss.
In the close up it looks coarse. In real life, it is fine. Sorry about that.
I am going now to rescue Tessie. Maybe she will mind her manners the rest of the day.
See you tomorrow.