I forgot to mention that Dennis was also an amazing photographer (surprise, surprise - will his amazing list of talents never end????!). The last room we still have to go through is his elaborate dark room, filled with antique cameras and photo equipment. Here are some photos of it: Yesterday I found a few lovely [...]
Month: March 2014
Getting Ready for June!
We are on track for the June sale! We will be advertising a large workshop/estate sale that will take place over 5 days. This past week we have been getting things squared away in the basement. Now that we have been through the contents of the shop, comes the task of final organizing, cleaning items, [...]
Day No.87 – Bibelots and more
More curious things in the basement: a large jar of saffron, used for gilding as it was done in the Middle Ages, and rocks of rosin, obtained from conifers and used for glass polishing among other applications... Dennis was certainly a renaissance man. Here are some photos of items newly arranged. [...]
Day No.79 – Paper Ephemera
So many fantastic publications have been unearthed in the basement - from service manuals to watch material catalogues. Most of them in excellent condition! Here's a peek at some of them:
Day No. 74 – More Neat Stuff
I am happy to report that the electrical equipment is almost sorted out! Today revealed more kilns, a postage scale, a Polaroid land camera, some custom-made Bulova presses, and some pretty neat other stuff. Here are some photos of a few of today's favourites.