In August we had the three oldest grandkids for a week. Nadine, Noah, and Ella. The youngest, Nev, didn’t come for the week because she’s just too little yet, but she did come for the family barbecue at the end of the week and did stay with us for a bit.
This video is all about the adventures we had during the time with the kids. It is mostly for husband and I to treasure the memories, but if you want to watch you are more than welcome. 😊
We did a bunch of stuff! We explored, painted rocks, driftwood, and saws. We tie dyed shirts, painted the clubhouse door, went to the reservoir, put hand prints on the pump house. Spent some time at the park and ended the week with a family picnic.
This is a yearly event so we look forward to next August!!!
Nadine facets gems for a hobby! Check out her Instagram page!!! Ilovegreenrocks
Kurt Tuttle- Routered Rose from a pattern in Fall 2019 Scrollsaw Magazine, and Innie/Outie routered birds
Robert Held- Routered picture of his dad while in the Navy during WW2, Routered 4-H signs, and Routered 1940 Ford Pickup sign.
Barry Alcott- Pine Tree intarsia, pattern by Scott L. Gielish, Fairy/Princess wands from Jolien Brebels’ Youtube channel, Ripsnorters race cars from Snazzy Toys book, and Animal Cars.
LaRoy Severson- Oregon Trivets made from Oak with his CNC that he built.
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I’ve been wanting to make a chocolate intarsia for quite a while now. I actually tried it a few years ago but didn’t have the right materials, but now I have silicone to make a mold! So in this video I attempt to make a chocolate rose intarsia. The pattern is by Kathy wise and there’s a link down below if you want to order her book that has the pattern in it. I also have links to the silicone that I used, the acrylic spray I used, and my favorite chocolate recipe. I didn’t perfect the technique in this video so I want to try it again, but it did look cool and it was yummy!
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I’ve wanted to build a path from the house to the shop and I want to make it like the path to the beach we always went on in Newport. So I thought making some steps up to the clubhouse would be great practice. In this video I dig the steps (and believe me it was quite the chore!). And since it is a tad boring to watch me dig I decided to do a little shop update and chit chat some too.
I ruined my band saw tires so I needed to replace them, something I had never done before. This video shows how easy it is to do! I was surprised!!!
That’s the short story and the gist of the video.
The long story is I ended up taking the wheels off to do it. I watched a helpful video and contacted fellow YouTuber Ed from Unemployed Redneck Hillbilly Creations. He emailed me right back and was very helpful. Here are some links to his channel and his video that helped me.
Husband is building a clubhouse for the grandkids and he asked me to make the cupola that goes on top. He gave me the directions and I waded through them and got it done. I made a few mishaps along the way and discovered I really need to brush up on my math skills….but Husband’s math brains came to the rescue. Once the clubhouse is all done I will post a clubhouse build video.
I have heard about and have seen acrylic pour paintings. I have to paint a door and husband gave me the Liberty to paint it however I want so I thought it’d be really cool to paint it with an acrylic pour. So since I’ve never done it before, I thought I should practice. I ended up practicing a lot so I decided to make a four-part video series on my pouring practices. This is video number one.
Acrylic Pour Experiment #2
This is my second video in the series where I am trying out acrylic pouring. In this video I try making a feather. It turned out sorta of feather like. If you want to see an awesome feather check out this video, wow!!! Smart Art Material
Acrylic Pour Experiment #3
This is the third video in the series where I try am trying acrylic pours. In this video, I pour a resin layer over the top of the finished acrylic painting. I need some practice on that too, but I am learning a lot and having fun with it.
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Acrylic Pour Experiment #4
This is the fourth and final video in the acrylic pouring experiments video series. In this video I am using TotalBoat acrylic resin for the entire pour. This seems to be totally different than pouring with acrylic paints so I felt like I was starting over. Colored resin is so pretty and retains that prettiness even after it is dry. So I hope I can figure this out and make some cool looking stuff!!! For now, I am still a novice, but an excited one!
John 1:14 (NCV) The Word became a human and lived among us. We saw his glory—the glory that belongs to the only Son of the Father—and he was full of grace and truth.
Revelation 15:8 (NCV) The temple was filled with smoke from the glory and the power of God, and no one could enter the temple….
1 Corinthians 10:31 (NCV) The answer is, if you eat or drink, or if you do anything, do it all for the glory of God.
Luke 2:14 (NCV) “Give glory to God in heaven, and on earth let there be peace among the people who please God.”
Philippians 2:11 (NCV) And everyone will confess that Jesus Christ is Lord and bring glory to God the Father.
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