vancouver, wa

ted and i enjoy restoring old furniture, trunks and using glassware to make birdbaths and ornamental yard designs -- he is a retired engineer and i am a retired chemted and i enjoy restoring old furniture, trunks and using glassware to make birdbaths and ornamental yard designs -- he is a retired engineer and i am a retired chemist -- we always say what one monkey doesn't know the other hopefully will -- so far few things have stumped us -- including gutting the pace motor home we use to travel during the summer months (Read more)


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  1. i hear you ivan and most certainly agree on the "signature" -- again that is why i think it is a student beginning in the art of jewelry making -- less stringent rules and regs to follow -- how was t...
  2. oh to visit the past -- perhaps we have the technology today but the past has the quality and pride of engineering -- guess it is our privilege to leave our footprints in both
  3. nice job on those handles -- will certainly bookmark you when we restore our trunks for the clients here in the nw
  4. gorgeous -- impecable taste -- now all you need to do is find some charms to tell the fabric of your life
  5. dad does or did some very fine work on this one -- meticulously done -- what a treasure for future generations to come
  6. very nice english charm bracelet -- my passion!!!!!
  7. always good to solve the mystery -- plus the rest of use get to increase our knowledge banks -- classy looking hat or lapel pin
  8. very nice cameo -- exceptional carving -- you have a treasure with this one!!!!!
  9. i believe this was a bucella needle point kit that was sold in the late 70s -- did one just like it for my guest room and hung it above the bed for decades -- mine had a pink frame insert around the i...
  10. as near as i can tell on the script is -- the artist is telling you the item is .925 silver -- the Ag is the chemical symbol for silver -- what the script is at the very end is probably his or her's r...
  11. interesting as well as beautiful -- TCM movie channel has been running some nice classics of the old movies documenting the artist -- last night was el greco -- rembrandt and van gogh -- has been a lo...
  12. you have some lucky finds mark -- $3.00 -- totally unbelievable -- nice job!!!!!
  13. i do believe it is definitely alexandrite and if someone cared enough to place it in a 18K gold setting it just might be the real mc coy --russia is known for thier natural alexandrites and also use t...
  14. beautiful pic of liz -- what a gal
  15. love the kois
  16. gorgeous
  17. impeccable taste as always phil -- beautiful postings
  18. love the ring -- have one similar -- i sure get a lot of nice comments when i wear mine -- love your cat -- looks like he is a tongue sucker also -- boog bear loves to sit on the floor by my chair and...
  19. beautiful color -- kinda looks swedish
  20. hi sean -- love the compact -- sometimes this site gets a little strange -- tried to send an email to a friend and cw said if was spam -- go figure
  21. thanks guys for all your kind comments in regards to the lamp & boog bear
  22. you have some beautiful postings mike -- is that a picture of highlander -- love his name -- my first maine coon lived to be 27
  23. thanks vetraio50 -- has been a long time -- did not post the best pic of boog -- but he is a cool cat -- ted and i almost named him walker talker as he loves to talk to us -- and it is a total sin as...
  24. thanks to all for the comments -- have been travelling with the motorhome -- miss you all have a new cat that totally spoils ted and i
  25. thanks efesgirl -- i took another look this morning -- all i am seeing is silver and mexico -- glad you like the half doll -- have a lot of fun making the dress and her outfit
  26. no it is .925 and yes i checked the scrap price -- i was not interested in the price of silver i was interested in the lock -- as you can see on my postings i will make and do anything just to challen...
  27. i love beautiful glass ware also -- if you check my posting you will see what i do with it http://www.colle...
  28. no you can check it out on ebay -- i was the buyer -- here is the item number that you can place on the ebay search 231786314893 it is mexican and you will see the markings when you do the searc...
  29. thanks efesgirl -- glad you like it -- wishing you all the very best for this and the coming years autumn
  30. hi celiene -- no it is from mexico and it is stamped mexico on the back -- that lock i did check out on etsy -- take a closer look at my pics -- the fits into a screw that you can see on pic 2 -- than...
  31. thanks moonstone -- long time in no hearing from you and i miss all of the cw people so much
  32. what a beauty!!!!!
  33. nice find moonstone
  34. thanks vetraio and manikin -- good to hear from you
  35. mysweetfinds -- get back to me on this -- telephone number 360-433-2805
  36. ok guys -- i have placed two love it's on this one -- can we help them find out the mystery of this one -- get your thinking caps on -- i think my website is the best if they have the serial numbers ...
  37. the following website should tell you the age of your typewriter
  38. these are great -- thanks for posting
  39. what a cutie -- eat your heart out lauren hutton
  40. how lucky -- what a find -- happy holidays
  41. these will certainly brighten up the cold winter days -- happy holidays
  42. oh blunder -- you never change -- yes drool and the kegel moments -- don't ya just love old age!!!!
  43. thanks inky -- good to hear from you -- happy new year to you also
  44. well -- i definitely think is it appropriately named -- as the dazzler -- it is almost as if the thing has a spirit that wants to get inside your head and make your eyeballs go goofy
  45. nice work
  46. beautiful trunk -- unusual locks -- looks like there is some writing on them -- usually that information offers more clues on to where your trunk was manf
  47. well drool drool drool -- this watch is drop dead gorgeous -- happy holidays
  48. thanks sean and vetraio -- hey guys -- got a question -- i use to receive emails from cw when comments were made on my postings -- has something changed -- i know i gave hunter the new email address l...
  49. that is beautiful -- thanks for sharing -- have never seen one before -- happy holidays
  50. 13 fish!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! -- what are you going to do -- perform the feeding of the 5000
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