Category: "Watson Mill"

Bargello II - completed

by brae  

I've finished the new coloration bargello stitching.  Interestingly, the one on the left took 5 hours and the one on the right took 4.25 hours, just like the first time around.  It must just take more time to plot the first one, whereas you can just… more »

Watson Mill - I've got the shakes again

by brae  

It apparently takes six years to forget what a right proper pain it is to wood shake an entire house.  :\ It's a lovely finish though, and very forgiving especially on an old mill.  Instead of dark cedar, this time I will be using light wood shakes that… more »

Watson Mill - circle library, part 7

by brae  

Continuing work on the circle library.  I finished gluing the circle library boards and backing sheets, cut some paper shims for behind the mirror, removed the protective covering and pushed the circle in place. The circle can be taken out to clean or… more »

Watson Mill - more decorating

by brae  

To add stability to the side walls, I glued strips of Tyvek in place.  I love this material since it is strong but thin enough not to interfere with most wallpapers and flooring. I liked the appearance of the aged plaster wallpaper design joining… more »

Watson Mill - the end of the dry fit

by brae  

Since I had left the original door and window in place on the kit front, I had to even out the raised portions of the die cuts.  I used 60 grit sandpaper taped to a scrap of wood to flat sand the raised areas away.  I touched up the gesso primer… more »

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