Sunday, May 23, 2021

Solace

I worked for hours, squaring up the panel, cutting it into four pieces and sewing the 'window frame' strips into place.  Next, I pieced all of the bottom blocks and then I got sidetracked by the siren call of the lathe!

While outside when I walked about the flowers-I saw how much this pineapple has grown since Marsel and family visited!  It is about 8' tall now!  Another 4 weeks and we might be biting  into its sweetness!

When I made it to the lathe finally, I made a little saucer out of the other side of the piece of Oak.
It is the other half of the hunk of wood so they are very good mates!  A very satisfying 2 hours.
I could see the moon for most of the day--it was nice when it was dark enough for it to look like it belonged up there at last!

7 comments:

  1. The bowl and saucer are just beautiful!

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  2. Wow, the pineapple has fattened up fast!! The saucer is beautiful — great idea!

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  3. That pineapple looks good enough to eat! Yum! That bowl and saucer are so pretty. It was a great idea to use the other wood for the saucer. Each one I see that you finish makes me wonder how you did it. I'm amazed.
    Blessings,
    Betsy

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  4. You had a productive day! What a treat to grow pineapples in your own yard.

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  5. It still kills me that you can grow pineapples in your backyard! Love it!!!

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  6. Your projects are so beautiful. I have never grown a pineapple, how fun!

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  7. The bowl and saucer are beautiful!!! :-)

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