Archive for June 13th, 2008

Stop in Gardiner ME

Friday, June 13th, 2008

On our way home from the FIber Frolic Arlene spotted a sign for a Reny’s store. We’ve been in the Reny’s in Bridgton many times, but never in any other of their stores, so she was curious to see another. We turned left, and there was downtown Gardiner, with a beautiful main street of brick […]

Woodturning update

Friday, June 13th, 2008

I’ve decided that I can call almost any small wood turning a weed pot, so long as I drill a hole down from the end I want to be the top. That means this one counts. It’s made from the piece of wood that’s standing up in the picture of the previous weed pot. This […]

More fruit trees

Friday, June 13th, 2008

… or shrubs. The mail order nursery I got my pear trees from had an end-of-season sale flyer. I was still willing to dig a few more holes after I put in the walnut trees. They were out of the dwarf cherry trees by the time I called, but I got two beach plum plants. […]

Quote re crafts in general

Friday, June 13th, 2008

I ran into a quote I liked on the Woodworker’s Journal eZine (that will take you to whatever issue is current when you click). Dave Schweitzer, the guy they were interviewing as woodworker profile of the month, had worked as a welder before he started doing woodturning. He said, “I had good hand/eye coordination and […]