Friday, July 11, 2014

Dog days .........

My Monday mornings are just a bit brighter.  
Tag is still the perfect studio pup and his 
Mum is doing great on the wheel.  This is Tag at the end of two hours....
the potters do not look this perky..... 
Look at that face!!! 

As I worked around this new studio I started to realize how inefficient my throwing space was.  Remember the pugmill?  I kept the crate! 
It took longer to break down the good wood, pull nails and toss it on the scrap wood pile than build benches.  
On my way to the chicken coop and tripping over the pile for the last time, a dim little light bulb went off at 6 a.m.  Do something with that wood!  
By 9 am I blew the dust off the power tools and made three nice work benches.  Even salvaged the screws from the crate!  
Maybe I should send these pictures to Bailey and say thanks!  
Notice the ABF freight mark :)  
The top is from old booth shelves and already varnished, love that! 

Painted and ready to use

These will work double duty once campfire season starts.
Wipe them down and toss a sheepskin on the seat.

Much better throwing space!  
Now I can get crank'n! 

Well I heard the GOP convention is headed to Cleveland ....... 
time to make elephant mugs!  Teapots next...... 
I love living in a city that is hosting the gay games this year, the GOP convention next.
Cleveland is riding a wave....... nice change for us here in steel town :) 


  1. Sandy, Elephant mugs are stunning, love to see them glazed. Those and your handwoven additions to bowls are all African flavoured. and how amazing has your garden grown. What an inspiration. Ours is struggling but we finally detected blooms on our peas. So its all happening.:)