Well, I’ve been slacking on this blog, been slamming on some projects I need done and trying to get my garden panted. Finally got some stuff in the dirt. Onions, beets, cabbage, broccoli, brussel sprouts, turnips and radishes. I was trying to get more, but the rain came. Strawberries are looking good as well.
Now, running the tillers, bending a lot, stretching all those parts of the body that haven’t been stretched in a while reminds me I’m getting a little older. Planting all those little beet, turnip and radish seeds, well, let’s just say those tiny little seeds required some sowing instead of placing and there was some crawling involved! I’ve been thinking, they make seed tape for the super small seeds, why couldn’t you use some cheap, easily degradable masking tape to hold the seeds and simply lay in the shall row and cover, might try that but now I’ve got some wood stuff to do so we’ll be getting back in the groove.
This coming weekend (Saturday) I will be doing a talk in Springfield, VA which is part of the DC Metro area. If I get a chance, I’ll say hello to President Obama for everyone! I’ll be talking to the Virginia Chapter of the Society of American Period Furniture Makers. One of my topics will be that the old guys used the best they had but it doesn’t mean it’s the best, especially now days, and that’s a fact. It will be interesting to see if this group is receptive of my thoughts on finishing. Oh well.
Out to the shop, catch ya later!
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