Friday, February 26, 2010
I am so happy that my mom has power at her house. I was able to come over, take a shower, have coffee, and use her computer. Ah.......electricity!
Posted by Log Cabin Antiques at 9:12 AM
Last night's heavy winds took down a 60 foot tree which ripped out our wires and then in turn, put so much pressure on the telephone pole that it snapped in three pieces. The transformer came crashing down on top of poor Derek's car. Luckily he has another car that he drives and this is the only car that got hit in the driveway. There must have been nine cars in the yard when all this happened. We were lucky that the house and store were all safe, not to mention, us and Ginger and Horns who are in the barn right near this pole.
Posted by Log Cabin Antiques at 9:06 AM
Here is the tree that was probably about 60 feet tall from where it broke off it's base. The top of it landed only about five feet away from my store porch. One of my son's friends was visiting last night and his truck was parked only feet away from where this fell. Thankfully no one was hurt.
Posted by Log Cabin Antiques at 8:55 AM
Thursday, February 25, 2010
This is the third old cookstove I have had in the store since opening. I absolutely love them for displaying all my rusty tin and other kitchenware. This was being used right up to the time it was sold to heat someone's house, and the firebox is all intact and the stove is in working order.
Posted by Log Cabin Antiques at 10:59 AM
The woman who sold this to me thought it might have been a cobbler's sewing machine, but the more I looked through pictures of these old machines, the more I thought it might be a cast iron child's machine. So, I'm not 100% sure but I do know that I love the look of it! It is only decorative, no longer functional. SOLD!
Posted by Log Cabin Antiques at 10:46 AM
Thursday, February 18, 2010
to display all my sewing notions and buttons. I think these old machines with their table and treadle bases are like a work of art. The detailing on the machine is gorgeous! My late mother in law used to use on of these. She bought a newer electric model eventually, but still favored her old treadle machine!
Posted by Log Cabin Antiques at 12:04 PM
I bought this great old sink from one of my favorite places-Blue Moon Salvage. (Unfortunately, they are now closed in NH) I knew I was keeping this sink for a use such as this! I love the soaps displayed in the old bowl. These soaps are wonderful too. They are scented and really moisturizing. Don't dry your hands like some soaps can. Also, they look so cute for springtime decorating your bathroom!
Sink is SOLD!
Posted by Log Cabin Antiques at 12:00 PM
Just a small sampling of Easter goodies. I still have boxes of decorating items to come out. I just couldn't wait to bring out the new wax bunnies and sheep from Bee Charmer's Cottage. Also, shown here are bags of natural Easter grass, wooden chicks, decorative eggs, and candle rings. Much more to come in the next few weeks!
Posted by Log Cabin Antiques at 11:45 AM
Thursday, February 11, 2010
Thursday, February 4, 2010
Yesterday was the next to last Dover antique market. Only one more in March and then we will have to wait until fall. I loved the big wooden bobbins. The faucets are earmarked for Ray and Linda's birdhouses if they want them. Ray likes to attach interesting architectural pieces to his birdhouses. The wooden piece looks like it was the top to a basket, but I figured someone could paint on it, or of my clever crafters will make something out of it.
Wooden piece is SOLD!
Faucet knobs are SOLD!
Posted by Log Cabin Antiques at 10:44 AM
Universal lantern is marked Hugh Morrison and Sons Photographic Supplies, Pittsburgh, PA. I tried to do some research on this as I had never seen one before. Hugh Morrison and Sons had a photographic supply business from the late 1890's. Apparently, these lanterns were used in the darkroom to give a little light to aid in the development process.
Posted by Log Cabin Antiques at 10:17 AM