Sneak Peek of some recent projects

There has been a lot of activity going on in the workshop in “Ginger’s Attic”.  I have been getting to all those projects that have been stored in my workshop for a while.  I wasn’t allowing myself to buy any new pieces till I got those done. My husband made a bench out of a twin headboard that I had painted and distressed.   A cabinet that we use in the dessert room in our restaurant got an update with some fresh paint.  An old rocker and chair got a makeover and my newest project is a full size bed (not sure whether it will become a bench or not). I have to get all of these projects out of the way because a workshop has been scheduled for Sat., March 7. Here is a sneak peak of two of the projects. The before and after pictures will be posted on the website soon.

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Collection of Vintage Salt and Pepper Shakers

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We have acquired a large collection of vintage salt and pepper shakers from 50’s and earlier.  They came from an estate in Oakdale, Louisiana.  So much variety- animals, fruits and vegetables, characters, vintage items such as pot belly stoves and outhouses.  They are made from a variety of materials such as wood, porcelain, plastic, glass, and china.  There is something for every collector and are priced very reasonably.

Vintage Mersman Coffee table with removable glass tray

before oval coffee table taking veneer offBefore pics of coffee table – You can see how the veneer on top was damaged and had to be removed. It was also in need of new screws and the glass on the tray had to be replaced.

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