Look at the depth of the color. Look at the pearly sparkle it reflects when your hand moves about. Marvel at the voluptuous curve and how it fits in my hand. My only problem was....did I want this one or the purple one? I had to settle on just one - so this is the beautiful
The slippery slope... you ask? My husband took up woodworking a couple of years ago. He's WONDERFUL at that craft so I'm always tagging
|A beautiful bookcase for under our tv made by my dear husband.|
But not that quick folks. I came home and proudly displayed my new beautiful tool. I asked him if he could make another one for me... You know what that crazy guy said... Why don't you do it? Working on the lathe is easy to learn.
My head spun off my body.
He had me at "why don't y". He didn't even have to finish his sentence. Why didn't I think of this myself? My gosh - I think I can do everything else myself (the posts about my replacing the coil in my car or the faucet in my laundry room will come much later....) - why not this??
So bing, bang, boom - off to a woodturning class I go.
|Very glamorous attire here...|
|It starts like this|
|And in progress here|
|And here's the final product!!!|
As with quilting - it's all about color for me so I've been busy working up as many different colors as I can find. My poor husband is probably not as happy about this as I am. He feels like he needs to "schedule" time in his shop since I've been in there so much lately.
If you're interested in quilting or quilting gadgets or hoarding quilting tools....check out my Etsy site after this weekend. I'm "on vacation" in the shop until after the craft show. I can help you with that problem. Muahahahaha.
How about you? Do you have a favorite tool you use? I also have a lust for Bloc Lock rulers - but thankfully I haven't gotten the bug to buy whatever you might need to make those....