KEEP AN EYE ON THE HARMON ESTATE SALE PAGE - AS THAT IS THE OFFICIAL NEWS AND INFORMATION PAGE ON THE SALE. IT WILL BE REGULARLY UPDATED WITH A LIST OF CONTENTS AND THE SALE INFORMATION, ETC.
When I began this journey, I knew this project would take around 1/2 a year. Today I realized that 102 days have gone by - it seems time has really vanished with the dust.... Thankfully, I've been very fortunate to have some extra hands this week. Friends flew in from Seattle and Austin to help out in the [...]
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. [...]
I have spent two days in the shop. What an amazing place. Everywhere I look, some treasure is hiding. Here are some photos of today's finds. This gem was hiding under a bunch of bubble wrap in a bag in a box under more wrapping material and other boxes under a bench. This is why [...]
I was recently offered the post of finishing the work I began on the 1765 George Pyke clock at Temple Newsam House I mentioned in a previous blog entry. You can read about it here.Unfortunately this old path is not the future path. It was extremely difficult to set aside my feelings of attachment to [...]