Carving

Our 1st Carving!!walnut-cutting-board-t-carving

Though this has been “on the list” to try for some time, we needed a special order to give us the push and it happened.

The font style and size of the T needed to be chosen. Our client picked Merriweather, we recommended the size and away we go!large-cutting-board-with-t

The template for the T took some time and with a few adjustments the carving begins. We did have a backup large board – just in case.

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Where’s Sandy?

There she is! 

Three of these oak Sandy’s are spoken for…which one will stay with us and for how long? How would you decide as the grain patterns are all different?

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Which would you leave behind? This could be tough, I’ll keep you posted.

 

 
Bold wood grain character won out this time and made this decision easy. Nice!

 

 
See the little piece with quarter-sawn ray flake? I have to admit the oak grain is growing on me. 
Walnut-Maple Skinny and Maple-Walnut Skinny
 More walnut and walnut combo Sandy’s to come as we stock up for the Beyond the Unicorn Christmas Craft Fair.
See you there?

One Year Later – Cutting Boards

From our very first craft fair last year, back to the one that started it all.

The 1st annual Legion Holiday Craft Fair in our pretty little town.

1st Craft Fair – Table Layout

1st Display at The Ascutney Market

Many adventures along the way, all fun and learning experiences.

Our 1st Beyond the Unicorn Holiday Craft Fair


This year at the Beyond the Unicorn Craft Fair we’ll have a few more design options, more table staging ideas and we’ll also be in the GYM…..Woo Hoo!!

Jury Meeting at The Vermont Hand Crafters – Fingers crossed!
We are IN!!

Gearing up for the Springtime when the Farmer’s Markets begin – we joined a few and again, learned a lot.  1st of all, you have to pay to get a spot in any of the fairs and/or markets. So, you need to decide which ones are a good fit and which ones to try again – or not.

Quechee, Vermont

Springfield, Vermont
Windsor, Vermont Farmer’s Market
Barnard, Vermont
Apple Pie Festival – Newport, NH
Autumn Moon Festival –  Windsor, VT
1st Annual Village at Cedar Hill – Holiday Craft Fair and Silent Auction
2nd Annual Holiday Craft Fair

Back to the craft fair that started it all. Will we be at the 3rd Annual Legion Auxiliary Holiday Craft Fair? Absolutely!!

Happy with our 1st Anniversary – Thank you friends for your advice, support and suggestions. You all gave us the confidence we needed. Cheers to the cutting board!!