Category: "Miniatures"

Bishop Show and Miniature Show 2017

by brae  

Today was the preview day for the Chicago International Bishop Show.  :] I made a beeline for Jane Graber's table, because her pottery goes so fast.  I think a plate display in Watson Mill will be lovely. Heidi Ott. Barbara Begley Miniature Gardens.… more »

Drill press class and the 3 Blind Mice Show 2017 opening night

by brae  

Today was my adventure in learning to use a drill press at the Bishop Show.  The instructor was Tom Walden, and he taught us so many great techniques.  I can see a whole new world of minis opening up for me.  I bought the set-up that holds the Dremel I… more »

He's just misunderstood

by brae  

I grew up reading Dr. Seuss books and have always loved the whimsical characters.  My childhood copy of The Lorax is still on my bookshelf and is in rather good condition.  I've even been to the Dr. Seuss National Memorial in Springfield, Massachusetts.… more »

Gustav's Mill - part 1

by brae  

I have the week off from work, and yesterday I built Gustav's Mill -- the Archistories Windmill 'Marienfehn' in Z scale. I bought some 21-gauge tipped glue syringes since the portions to be glued are so small.  Elmer's wood glue worked well with them.… more »

Baxter Pointe Villa is for sale

by brae  

I'm finally listing a house for sale (here's the listing on eBay).  I doubt I will let go of many, so this is a big step for me.  :]  I'm located in the Chicago area if someone coming to the April shows is interested.  Due to the delicate wind turbine… more »

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