A quick update

Greetings fellow renovators and spectators! Sorry for the delay in posting. I haven’t given up the ghost, or finished the MisAdventures project – just yet. As I have a real job (besides doodling around here). I’ve had projects for the last few months that have taken up some of my sawdust making time. So I’ll just post a couple photos of an art display project that I haven’t had time to finish.

My original idea of renovating this house was to have a place to display my collection of art and antiques. So this project is to get this up on the wall. This is a large wood and gesso Tang Style horse that was made in the 1940’s for export. It is my Chinese Zodiac sign and was the second antique I ever purchased when I was 17 years old – that was 46 years ago.

So the plan is to get this old horse to stay way up there where my cardboard cutout now resides. When I have time, with a little experimentation and some construction, we’ll have him hanging around. It will be nice to have this old horse displayed for the first time in nearly half a century.

I’ll be back here full time soon to finish up the inside of this now nearly 9 year project.

What’s that? 46 years to display an antique, 9 years to renovate a home – perhaps I’m a little slow – but then again, that’s all relative. Stick around.

 

 

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15 thoughts on “A quick update

    • Hey Dan – yes, I was an old little fellow. The first was a oak pressed back rocker – so I was quite eclectic – some would say ‘strange’. Hope all is well.

  1. Beautiful and inspiring. We’ve got a big remodel coming up in the new year! It will take time to get it done too, thanks to “real jobs” but will be so worth it in the end! Great work. Looking forward to seeing the end project!

    • Thanks Momma T! Well, I hope we get to move in in 2018 – that’s the plan. No kitchen yet, but soon (I hope). Thanks for stopping in!

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