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From the painting desk #35 - Flamboyant George

Reinforcing my pirates is a colourful individual I named Flamboyant George. He’s loosely inspired by Robert de Niro in the movie Stardust (and this scene… 178 more words



M is for Metal

My husband likes metal. His earliest childhood memories involve car batteries and he is from a family of chemists, but after a theatre degree and several years of construction, he became a machinist and discovered a new hobby of melting aluminum. 70 more words

Look, I'm Painting Stuff: Hessian Grenadiers

School is back in session, and having a much different course load than in years past is taking its toll on me.  I passed on last weekend’s Fix Bayonets, an excellent little game gathering at Old Fort Steilacoom in west Pierce County.  487 more words

Weekly Photo Challenge: Grid - Water Grates

Water/sewer drains we see along the street and the trail. Usually, we do not even notice these on our walks, but they serve an important service as a part of the area water drainage system! 56 more words


First Aluminum Casting

Instead of making posts here, I’ve been doing things.  Over a two and a half years ago, I first attempted to melt aluminum in a tin can.  344 more words