Fireplace surround

My friend wanted a new look for their rental… the original surround was a mirror grid around the tile close to the hearth. We kept the tile and created a simple colonial style surround from clear pine.

Cielo, American Ninja Warrior

App/Zarzecki family custom build out. The family is 5, two adults and 3 wee ones… The course was made specifically for the oldest boy and his father to compete with one another. It didn’t take long for the two younger girls too get into the mix.

My great grandfather’s hand tools

greatgptoolsI’ve been doing more and more with woodworking and to find and save some of my great-grandfathers hand tools was a bonus. These were in my fathers basement and a few of them had price tags from a long ago garage sale in Manistee, MI… luckily, they weren’t picked up! The scribe was the only tool I had to have explained.

Some Old Toys

the little cast iron car in the upper left (in front of the red sedan) is from an old Monopoly game… the lead WWl soldiers are from the early 1920s. the other cars/buses/trucks/twin prop are all stamped between the mid 40s-50stoyz1