Category Archives: Flea Market

Birds of a feather…

Leigh Ann and I have always been collectors, and right now we enjoy looking for inexpensive hand-carved shore birds at flea markets. She found this hand-made ibis, carved from a piece of driftwood in a junk shop for just five dollars. As you can see, it was very dry and in danger
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Saving a Victorian Plant Stand: Part II

As I hope you saw in my earlier blog, I found this 1890s walnut Victorian plant stand at a local flea market priced at just $30. After cleaning off the dirt and re-gluing one loose leg, I am now ready to touch up the scratches and give the old finish some badly needed protection. If this looks like a project you might want to undertake, you can read more about what I am going to do right here.
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Miracle Makeover Workshop Day

I can’t think of a better way to spend a rainy Saturday than being out in my workshop. And this past Saturday I had the pleasure of sharing my workshop space with the winner of the recent Minwax® Miracle Makeover Contest. If you’d like to take a look inside my workshop and see how Tom Peel and I spent our rainy Saturday, you can read more about it here.

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