I went down to the Luckie Dog Woodshop to see what is going on today. Mike loves his shop. I didn’t take a picture of the outside today, but here’s one from some time back.
And obviously this one was taken when it was warm, but I like it. After the building was a few years old, he added some cedar shutters and window boxes. Whatever flowers I put in these window boxes do so well. I’m enjoying looking at them right now when it is going to be in the “teens” tonight.
I went down to check on my entertainment console table which is supposed to be in progress. MIA. Nowhere to be seen. Hmmm….but I did see a table that Mike has made for our friends, Mark and Vickie Carter. Mark had the wood in Mike’s shop for a future table of his own..maybe a coffee table…and then he got married, and the table changed to what it is today. I really like it.
It’s got wormy chestnut on top….it’s still rough in this picture as it hasn’t received it’s semi-final sanding. I kind of like it as it is!
In the next picture, some unfinished barn siding (also wormy chestnut) on the apron. I believe this barn siding is from Hiltons, Virginia. Mark and Vickie will be eating with history!
The legs are a dark walnut from some wood that Mark had from his dad, Jack Carter, of Hiltons.
Mark and Vickie are putting tall ladderback chairs with it. Some of them…maybe all of them…are painted black.
Mike loves chestnut wood. I bought him a book called “The American Chestnut: The Birth, Death and Rebirth of a Perfect Tree.” He read it cover it cover.
And maybe someday soon I’ll have an entertainment console made that looks similar to the table!!