I bought these treasures two weeks ago and have been hauling them around. Read here.
They are too dirty for the house and too big for the shed.
Notice the wet driveway?
So I give you primitives in the raw.
Ones that will be cleaned, painted, distressed ,and waxed.
Just not right now.
Unfortunately, they went right back in the truck until we get both sunny and warm in the same three days in a row.
I have shown my radiator can, but will show it again. It is coated with motor oil so extreme degreasing is in order.
The heavy metal white tool caddy with the weird slanted section.for something and a concrete mold for something.
They are sitting on top of a carpenter's bench with a bin for a whole lot of somethings!
Notice the photo?
The sun just disappeared and clouds have returned.
A wooden tool caddy in need of something - paint, wax, or tung oil - something.
It is very raw!
Porch slats in need of only cleaning - the cream, white, and gray chippiness is perfect.
A hen roosting box desperately in need of cleaning.
A drawer front someone did something to - not sure what. It will get some love.
A homemade washboard worn down to the ghost of a washboard.
The washboard has seen a bunch of scrubbing in its lifetime.
Its ribs have been rubbed flat.
A close up of what the guy called a wall hanging thing.
It's the drawer front with three mismatched knobs and a coat hook.
It might need a whole bunch of love.
I was stacking the porch slats to go back in the truck and had to take another photo.
I am on the fence - sell or keep.
Maybe both - there are several of them.
This last primitive in the raw is a large cabinet on its side because even for the glory of Blogland, I was not going to haul this heavy thing out and try to beat the rain to get it back in.
It is a cabinet made of old wood, new wood, and plywood.
As you can tell its design is quite something.
I found a wooden crate I did not remember buying.
Glad I love it.
So all of this plus a small mountain of stuff hidden around the house plus the Empress wardrobe sitting in the living room equals a week's worth of steady painting.
Mother Nature, please be kind enough to send me some sun and warm temps. I work outside, you know.
Whoops, Olive just sent a text. She wants to go shopping next week.
Of course, I will!
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