Category: Repair Projects

  • Eddie the Blacksmith

    After forty-some years in the family, an unfortunate encounter with the vacuum cleaner left Eddie without his hammer … and without his arm! Our friend Chris and her husband found Eddie on a Caribbean beach on the last day of their honeymoon. Eddie’s creator told them that he used shoe polish as a finish after […]

  • Antique Rocker Repair

    A call from a family member came in that a favorite antique folding rocker had been broken. Once I got the rocker into the workshop, getting the broken seat apart became the first challenge. The four pivot points were headed metal rods with hollow ends that had been swagged. The only way to remove them […]