One of the purposes of this blog was/is to remind me of how quickly things change. Allow me to take a brief step backwards in time....... These are roughly before/after pics.
Finally, room to turn around in.....
.....and then there is this. It is hard to know when to stop.
A few days ago, my wife's aunt Doreen stopped in for a visit , and she was kind enough to accept a gift. I thought that she might enjoy seeing a few pictures of the creative process.....
Port Orford Cedar
Oil first, then shellac
I made this last year, a design loosely based on a traditional Japanese tool box. Now it will be used to store tools of a different nature, a thread box perhaps.