We had an AMAZING weekend here in SW Ontario!
Sunny, warm – absolutely GLORIOUS – and I actually had a chance to get out to the garage and do a little refinishing.
It’s a goofy hobby, I know, but I find it therapeutic;
nothing to think or worry about except the project in front of you, the feel of sanding something baby-bum-smooth, and then the gratification of a before and after.
Plus, you’re outside all day enjoying the fresh air while the kids ride bikes or what have you.
Today I’m only going to show a little project, because I was working on two things at the same time and the bigger one isn’t quite finished yet.
This was a small side table that resided at my Grandmother’s house.
I’ll be honest, I’ve been wish-listing a lot of round side tables lately, so this was a project I wanted to work on right away.
I painted this one, so I didn’t need to do a deep sanding on it – just enough to get out any scratches and to rough up the surface a bit.
While I was sanding it, I noticed some little initials carved into the underside of the table… “JK”
I guess this little table was a high school woodshop project that my Uncle did, and that my Grandmother kept all these years!
Well, I’d like to keep it too, and since I’d already sanded it, I had to move forward with the paint;
Pretty good lathe-work Jim!
It’s still in the garage drying right now, or I’d show a ‘staged shot’ of it with a book and cup of tea on it.
Not bad for a half hour’s work.
Have a great one!
|Miss Mustard Seed|