Antiques, BOXES by JC, Decor, HOME N GARDEN

MY BOX COLLECTION WHAT DO YOU COLLECT?

I admit to being a collector, a picker, a lover of antiques and collectibles.  I also collect multiple “things”.  John’s new venture of handcrafting fine wood boxes reminded me of my collection.  I started collecting boxes as a young girl growing up in upstate New York.  In the summers, my parents would take us kids to places called… Read More MY BOX COLLECTION WHAT DO YOU COLLECT?

Food info, Foodie, Healthy Eating, Tutorials and Information

Glyphosate and Roundup – Err on the Side of Caution

There is a war ranging over Roundup. Actually, the war concerns an active ingredient in Roundup and others called glyphosate.  Last year the EU reported “The European Parliament Tuesday called for the controversial weedkiller glyphosate to be banned by 2022 amid fears it causes cancer, a day before EU states vote on whether to renew its license.”… Read More Glyphosate and Roundup – Err on the Side of Caution

FYI-Computer, Tutorials and Information

Apple computers secure but I had a virus on my Apple- Warnings- Tutorial

Hi everyone…sorry I haven’t been on in a while but I have been dealing with a computer virus for the past week.  I have always had problems with my PC and now that my computer kid has grown up left home and has a family of his own- I no longer have a built-in computer queeker. … Read More Apple computers secure but I had a virus on my Apple- Warnings- Tutorial

HOME N GARDEN, Refinishing, Treadle Sewing Machine furiture, Whimsey

VINTAGE WHITE SEWING MACHINE IN A MARTHA WASHINGTON CABINET- RESTORATION

We work in wood, and a few months ago we went to our local picker to see what he had available….John sometimes fixes furniture bits for him, and he is always very helpful when we visit.  I got a large basket I love, but we also found an old sewing machine cabinet that needed restoration.  John… Read More VINTAGE WHITE SEWING MACHINE IN A MARTHA WASHINGTON CABINET- RESTORATION

BOXES by JC, Furniture, Home, Tutorials and Information, Wood

John’s New Venture- Wood Boxes

Hello everyone.  Today I am going to do something a little different.  I want to take this opportunity to announce a new product line for Wood’N’Whimsey. WOOD BY JC. John is in the midst of developing his own line of solid wood boxes.  The boxes are traditional in appearance and traditionally handcrafted using tried and true joinery techniques: miter joints, no… Read More John’s New Venture- Wood Boxes