Category: "Miniatures"

Watson Mill - main room furnishings, part 4

by brae  

Continuing work on the main room furnishings.  Elizabeth suggested measuring the table height with Gustav in the seat, so that's where I started in determining whether to cut down the table legs.  I put the cabinet in the scene as well, since counter… more »

Estate minis from Barbara

by brae  

Barbara is a very generous friend and has excellent taste in minis!  :D  She sent me a beautiful box of estate minis.  The four books are four fewer that I have to make for the library.  The two turnings are gorgeous and would fit well in The… more »

Watson Mill - main room furnishings, part 3

by brae  

Continuing work on the main room furnishings.  I painted the kitchen chairs Zinc by Americana.  What I like about this dark grey is the blue cast to it, which should go well with the enamel tabletop.  I've been trying out processes for the tabletop, so… more »

Watson Mill - main room furnishings, part 2

by brae  

Continuing work on the main floor furnishings.  I tried out some new Minwax stains I picked up at Lowes.  This is Natural, Fruitwood and Driftwood (left to right) used on basswood scraps.  Natural gives the grain a lift and a slight warm tone.  I might… more »

Watson Mill - enamel tabletop, part 1

by brae  

A Greenleaf forum member suggested enamel tabletops, so I scouted around the net looking at examples. It seemed a grand idea, so I printed some designs I thought would work best in blue, black and orange-red. These are just on regular paper for testing… more »

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