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Stillwater Quilt Show

I met up with some good friends at the Cimarron Valley Quilter’s Guild’s 25th Anniversary Quilt Show this past Saturday in Stillwater, Oklahoma. And like a knucklehead, I forgot to take my camera, but they had a great show! Not … Continue reading

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Louis Rastetter Chair Update

I’ve finished fixing up my flea market chair from an earlier post. I decided to use one of the free patterns from my website (with a few modifications). This chair had been badly painted with a paintbrush. It had a … Continue reading

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Singer 99-13

This is my Singer 99-13 portable sewing machine. It has a bentwood case that fits over it. The only problem is that it is missing it’s knee bar which drives the motor. So I have three options…. hope I can … Continue reading

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My Louis Rastetter Folding Chair

This is my newest project — it is a Louis Rastetter and Sons wooden folding chair. I picked this up at a flea market for $4. It was stuck and wouldn’t fold up and it was covered in a nasty … Continue reading

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Another Fix-It Project

Here is another little project I just finished. I didn’t get a “before” picture, but this poor thing had badly peeling paint and the spindles were broken. It was one step away from the trash can. The only thing that … Continue reading

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Re-Wired

I found this poor lamp at a garage sale years ago. I had grand intentions of fixing it, but it ended up tucked away in a box for about a decade. IMG_0409 Well, I rewired it. I’m actually quite proud … Continue reading

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More House Photos

Working on Windows I have been working on windows for the past couple of days. This set is now finished. I think they look so much better now that the ugly chalky blue paint has been replaced by nice semi-gloss … Continue reading

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New House – During Pictures

Goodbye Blue Walls It looks like a war zone but honestly, I think we gained square footage just by lightening up the walls. The blue doors and windows will go next. I’m a green person, too much blue makes me … Continue reading

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