Copyright (c) 2018 en-us JUNKMARKET Style - Junkermidge's posts JUNKMARKET Style - Junkermidge's posts Sat, 17 Feb 2018 22:57:07 -0800 JUNKMARKET Style - Junkermidge's posts JUNKMARKET Style - Junkermidge's posts <![CDATA["Spring" flowers Light up my day! ]]> Sat, 18 Mar 2017 09:45:00 -0700 Posted by junkermidge
I was blessed to have a great turnout at my sale last weekend, due to some well-timed publicity I received (front-page feature on Sunday's ]]>
<![CDATA[A couple fun winter shelving projects]]> Sun, 27 Nov 2016 23:45:00 -0800 A couple fun winter shelving projects Posted by junkermidge
I made this set of shelves using old skis as the back board. ]]>
<![CDATA[Today is Her Birthday! So Here's Her Pallet pleasing project.]]> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 04:35:00 -0800 Today is Her Birthday! So Here's Her Pallet pleasing project. Posted by junkermidge
Okay, I know it's been a LONGGGG time since I've posted, but it wasn't anything intentional -- I just have been distracted. ]]>
<![CDATA[In Memory of Our Dear Friend Junker Midge]]> Sun, 01 Sep 2013 03:45:00 -0700 In Memory of Our Dear Friend Junker Midge Posted by junkermidge
More Angels! ]]>
<![CDATA[Nature's junk is the best-- for crying out loud]]> Sun, 17 Apr 2011 09:58:24 -0700 Nature's junk is the best-- for crying out loud Posted by junkermidge
This is a project of mine that I did last year, but I'm posting today in honor of Palm Sunday.  The passage in the Bible describing Jesus' triumphal entry says that even if... ]]>
<![CDATA[Another industrial mirror!]]> Wed, 13 Apr 2011 19:54:07 -0700 Another industrial mirror! Posted by junkermidge
When I saw this pipe clamp with just the right amount of patina and a hint of red, I knew right away it would be a great frame for a mirror. ]]>
<![CDATA[What's missing?.....The REST of the story]]> Fri, 08 Apr 2011 09:21:02 -0700 What's missing?.....The REST of the story Posted by junkermidge
I bought a church pew for $5.00. through our local online auction.  I really liked it!  No one else seemed interested, however, --I wasnbspthenbsponly... ]]>
<![CDATA[Industrial Side Table]]> Wed, 06 Apr 2011 10:40:00 -0700 Industrial Side Table Posted by junkermidge
I'm sticking with industrial -- I think it's a fun look! ]]>
<![CDATA[Roofing Wind Turbine Project #2]]> Mon, 04 Apr 2011 08:57:54 -0700 Roofing Wind Turbine Project #2 Posted by junkermidge
So I bought 3 old roofing wind turbines a while back.  And because they were mainly galvanized metal and rust, I knew I was looking at something indutrial -- and that's just fine with menbsp... ]]>
<![CDATA[Junk that's 'Fit for a Queen'!]]> Sat, 26 Feb 2011 11:52:38 -0800 Junk that's 'Fit for a Queen'! Posted by junkermidge
I was quite excited to land three wind turbines.  They were larger than I expected, but pretty easy to take apart (except removing the tar -- YUCK).  Though I mostly bought them for the... ]]>
<![CDATA[Waiting for spring!]]> Thu, 24 Feb 2011 09:47:09 -0800 Waiting for spring! Posted by junkermidge
I'm waiting for spring!  You wouldn't know it by my fireplace however -- the long shot would give away that my stockings are still hanging there!  But I'm slowly getting around to making... ]]>
<![CDATA[I like angels -- in a BIG way!!]]> Thu, 11 Nov 2010 17:05:11 -0800 I like angels -- in a BIG way!! Posted by junkermidge
Well, this is certainly not my first time posting one of my angels.  But this one is a little bit bigger than the others, as a matter of fact, it's 9' tall!  Why 9'?  Well, taller than... ]]>
<![CDATA[I love double duties! -- and Freebies!]]> Fri, 29 Oct 2010 09:04:41 -0700 I love double duties! -- and Freebies! Posted by junkermidge
I don't always try to get things for free, it just sort of happens.  But I'm glad it does!  My friend was trying to throw out her beat up blanket chest, she thought it had seen better... ]]>
<![CDATA[A project for parking your treasures!]]> Mon, 05 Jul 2010 10:02:11 -0700 A project for parking your treasures! Posted by junkermidge
Our old wooden garage door REALLY had to go!  It was old, nasty, dirty, and rotting.  Yuck!  After our friendly neighborhood garage door man installed a new one, it was in... ]]>
<![CDATA[My wheels were spinning on this one -- or should I say blades were! ]]> Sat, 29 May 2010 19:34:17 -0700 My wheels were spinning on this one -- or should I say blades were! Posted by junkermidge
Tulips may not be blooming anymore in West Michigan, but we're never at a shortage of windmills and other Dutch paraphenalia.  So when I spotted this up high in my shortage unit, I knew exactly... ]]>
<![CDATA[The Perfect Ending to a Life Well Lived]]> Sun, 25 Apr 2010 07:17:53 -0700 The Perfect Ending to a Life Well Lived Posted by junkermidge
Yup, this is the final project from my Craigslist freebie croquet set.  And many of you who have come to know me know that I've got a thing for angels.  So it only seemed fitting that... ]]>
<![CDATA[Yet Another Croquet Set Project!]]> Fri, 23 Apr 2010 20:08:03 -0700 Yet Another Croquet Set Project! Posted by junkermidge
Third but not quite final project from the Craigslist free croquet set.  I used the croquet balls to make these fun photo holders.  Super easy to do -- even for those not handy with... ]]>
<![CDATA[Not quite done yet!]]> Thu, 22 Apr 2010 20:57:08 -0700 Not quite done yet! Posted by junkermidge
If you happen to have caught my last post, you might remember the croquet set I got for free from Craigslist.  Well at the end of that post, after showing the table I made, I mentioned that I... ]]>
<![CDATA[No, Thank YOU Sir!]]> Mon, 19 Apr 2010 20:24:52 -0700 No, Thank YOU Sir! Posted by junkermidge
I couldn't have been more excited when I saw a free croquet set advertised on Craigslist.  However, I had no idea what it was like and the ad said it was missing pieces.  Still, I was... ]]>
<![CDATA[Thank you very much, Mission Rubato.]]> Fri, 16 Apr 2010 16:38:22 -0700 Thank you very much, Mission Rubato. Posted by junkermidge
In the world of music, the notation "rubato" means the suspension of rules to allow for the opportunity for free expression.  OH YEAH!  What junker doesn't love a directive... ]]>
<![CDATA[My shagalicious headboard. Don't try this at home, kids!]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2010 00:47:30 -0800 My shagalicious headboard. Don't try this at home, kids! Posted by junkermidge
That warning is not so much out of concern for your safety as it is concern for your SANITY.  This is a past project of mind that I never intended to share with you, butnbsphere... ]]>
<![CDATA[Still Testing My Metal!]]> Sun, 31 Jan 2010 00:01:50 -0800 Still Testing My Metal! Posted by junkermidge
I'm really excited to start going more industrial.  My last metal project was more on the conservative side which is great because the side table I made could go with so many other things... ]]>
<![CDATA[Testing my metal. aka Testing my mettle!]]> Wed, 13 Jan 2010 14:31:57 -0800 Testing my metal.  aka Testing my mettle! Posted by junkermidge
I have a few metal treasures in my stash, but mostly they've just been sitting.  I probably bought pieces that I liked then, but wasn't exactly sure why or how to use them.  And even... ]]>
<![CDATA[Let the music move you!]]> Sun, 03 Jan 2010 08:40:00 -0800 Let the music move you! Posted by junkermidge
I was given an old player piano to do something with, so I dismantled it.  The part used in this project was pretty cool and the sections move up and down as you turn the knobnbsp... ]]>
<![CDATA[Not exactly "choirs'' of angels, but I do have a few ]]> Fri, 18 Dec 2009 19:27:44 -0800 Not exactly Posted by junkermidge
I hesitated to post these since I did a post last Christmas for the same thing.  But I just made these and though similar, it seems each angel has a personality all its own. ]]>
<![CDATA[You can thank Disneyland for this one!]]> Wed, 16 Dec 2009 20:13:21 -0800 You can thank Disneyland for this one! Posted by junkermidge
While watching a Christmas decorations special a few weeks ago, host David (HGTV no-shirt guy) was giving a tour of Disneyland at Christmastime.  He pointed to some giant ornaments on... ]]>
<![CDATA[Organizing for Christmas ....AND BEYOND!]]> Sun, 13 Dec 2009 10:16:33 -0800 Organizing for Christmas ....AND BEYOND! Posted by junkermidge
No, no connection to Toy Story, I just didn't feel like using my same lame chicken jokes and this IS a recycled chicken feeder.  I originally started this project this summer.  Decided... ]]>
<![CDATA[Welcome Screen Door]]> Sat, 05 Dec 2009 20:46:36 -0800 Welcome Screen Door Posted by junkermidge
I bought this screen door this summer because of its red color and I knew it'd be awesome for Christmas.  It was pretty banged up and dirty.  I repaired and washed it as best I... ]]>
<![CDATA[I am TRIPLELY inspired! ]]> Tue, 01 Dec 2009 15:05:05 -0800 I am TRIPLELY inspired!  Posted by junkermidge
Not sure if I spelled "triplely" correctly or not, I guess I've never had to write it before.  Then again, I've probably never been "triplely" inspired before.  I get so much inspiration... ]]>
<![CDATA[Wash Tub Coffee Table]]> Tue, 01 Dec 2009 09:12:44 -0800 Wash Tub Coffee Table Posted by junkermidge
I'm not sure if it's really a washtub, but it is some kind of galvanized tub.  I always envisioned it as a coffee table but was waiting for the right time.  Well that time came this weekend... ]]>
<![CDATA[A bow you can easily zip together!]]> Tue, 24 Nov 2009 10:37:55 -0800 A bow you can easily zip together! Posted by junkermidge
I love seeing pictures of all the lovely presents under the tree all beautifully packaged, tied and bowed.  But reality is I usually don't  do my presents up that fancy -- and I feel guilty... ]]>
<![CDATA[Something to sing about]]> Sun, 22 Nov 2009 18:13:58 -0800 Something to sing about Posted by junkermidge
After quite a time gap of junk making, I'm back at my shop working and singing away.  I always sing while I work (I try to tone it down during the daytime to spare my landlord... ]]>
<![CDATA[Feeling A Little Starry-Eyed ]]> Sun, 15 Nov 2009 10:02:32 -0800 Feeling A Little Starry-Eyed Posted by junkermidge
Like many of you, I already have Christmas on the brain.  So when I was perusing my local online auction, all things red were jumping out at me.  One particular listing caught my eye... ]]>
<![CDATA[Another 9-11 Tribute]]> Fri, 11 Sep 2009 16:24:28 -0700 Another 9-11 Tribute Posted by junkermidge
AB's post inspired me to think about how I could make something in honor of 9-ll.  I didn't personally know any victims, but I don't think any American wasn't affected by it. I really like... ]]>
<![CDATA[Don't Be Chicken! Guess What this used to be...]]> Tue, 08 Sep 2009 11:22:18 -0700 Don't Be Chicken!  Guess What this used to be... Posted by junkermidge
DON'T VIEW PHOTO 5 IF YOU WANT IT TO BE A SURPRISE!  I'll post the answer later.  But I'll bet most of you already know what this coffee table began it's life asnbsp... ]]>
<![CDATA[Just a little more to snack on...]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2009 09:31:01 -0700 Just a little more to snack on... Posted by junkermidge
My last post had some ideas that some of you might feel are a little "out there", so I thought I'd show you one of my ideas that didn't get included.  This one is a little more tame.  ]]>
<![CDATA[I Don't Know Why This Caged Bird Would Sing.... ]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2009 07:00:00 -0700 I Don't Know Why This Caged Bird Would Sing....  Posted by junkermidge
but it was calling out "Eat me!  Eat me!"  After missing out on all the Oronoco fun I was feeling a little sorry for myself -- especially about missing out on the Junk... ]]>
<![CDATA[So much junk, so much to say, SO LITTLE TIME!]]> Sun, 23 Aug 2009 18:29:52 -0700 So much junk, so much to say, SO LITTLE TIME! Posted by junkermidge
Okay.  I love me my junk!  I don't think that's a secret to anyone.  Including my town's planning committee of the local fair.  I was very privileged and excited to be asked... ]]>
<![CDATA[Welcome to my cottage......maybe]]> Thu, 16 Jul 2009 13:04:47 -0700 Welcome to my cottage......maybe Posted by junkermidge
Okay, I don't really HAVE a cottage...yet.  But someday I will, and I'll welcome guests with this fun innertube welcome "wreath" hanging from an old oar stuck in a bucket of sand.  The... ]]>
<![CDATA[Ladder Arbor]]> Tue, 07 Jul 2009 14:39:48 -0700 Ladder Arbor Posted by junkermidge
Time issues, space issues, extensive heat, and poison ivy, among other things have keep me out of my shop the last couple weeks.  Anxious to make stuff, but also anxious to post! So I came... ]]>
<![CDATA[Just having some graduation fun!]]> Sat, 30 May 2009 17:48:32 -0700 Just having some graduation fun! Posted by junkermidge
Ever wonder what happens to all those graduation caps that go flying up in the air?  Well, some of them get retrieved and some of them go orphaned only to be picked up by the school... ]]>
<![CDATA[Another album challenge entry ...sort of]]> Sun, 24 May 2009 11:39:10 -0700 Another album challenge entry ...sort of Posted by junkermidge
When the album challenge was announced, my immediate thought was "ooh, I'll make a table similar to the one I made before".  Well time got away from me and I still haven't made anything new for... ]]>
<![CDATA[Take another little piece of my junker's heart windchime]]> Fri, 22 May 2009 22:11:39 -0700 Take another little piece of my junker's heart windchime Posted by junkermidge
When the record challenge was issued, I passed the news on to my family and asked for their thoughts on what musician I might be.  The only concensus reached was John Denver.  So... ]]>
<![CDATA[Where do you keep a keyboard?... In a piano, of course. ]]> Sat, 16 May 2009 01:42:42 -0700 Where do you keep a keyboard?... In a piano, of course. Posted by junkermidge
A local senior center had an old player piano for me if I wanted it.  So I took it but had to dismantle it on location first.  I wasn't sure at first what I wanted to do with all the parts... ]]>
<![CDATA[My first potting bench]]> Sat, 09 May 2009 23:17:38 -0700 My first potting bench Posted by junkermidge
I just finished my first potting bench!  I used an old door for the back and lumber for the rest and painted to compliment the door.  I cut a hole in the top to hold an enamel bowl.  I... ]]>
<![CDATA[This jewelry is just a bunch of junk!]]> Wed, 06 May 2009 01:01:31 -0700 This jewelry is just a bunch of junk! Posted by junkermidge
I've decided to jump on board the jewelry making bandwagon -- partly because Mother's Day is nearing, and partly because I saw such a cool fork pendant necklace in the Salvage Studio book.  This... ]]>
<![CDATA[My latest "creation"! Am I still having fun, or am I just losing it?]]> Fri, 01 May 2009 18:41:28 -0700 My latest Posted by junkermidge
Saw a similar garden lady on another site and thought it was kind of fun.  But that one had a head they cut from plywood and then painted the face.  I didn't want to work that hard, so... ]]>
<![CDATA[Who needs a scarecrow when you've got a Gardening Angel?]]> Wed, 29 Apr 2009 18:12:16 -0700 Who needs a scarecrow when you've got a Gardening Angel? Posted by junkermidge
Okay, so I've got a thing for angels.  This is my first full size one, and it's made for hanging out in a garden.  I didn't have a good place to display it (sorry) so I posed it... ]]>
<![CDATA[Garden Totems]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2009 19:47:56 -0700 Garden Totems Posted by junkermidge
I first saw garden totems in an earlier post of Chovey's.  Then I saw other garden totems here and there and thought I'd like to try some.  These are a few I came up with. As you can see... ]]>
<![CDATA["Spirit in the Sky"]]> Thu, 12 Mar 2009 12:47:34 -0700 Posted by junkermidge
This birdhouse didn't make it into my last batch of funky birdhouses.  It's made from a 45 glued to a carved wooden bowl that I painted black.  The title of the record is "Spirit in... ]]>
<![CDATA[Easy project for a fun planter]]> Thu, 05 Mar 2009 22:44:11 -0800 Easy project for a fun planter Posted by junkermidge
Just a simple, fun little project for holding plants or flowers.  I used an old cupboard door and attached one of those thingys that are for playing that yard game where you... ]]>
<![CDATA[Angel in the Outfield!]]> Sat, 21 Feb 2009 08:22:05 -0800 Angel in the Outfield! Posted by junkermidge
I'm a big fan of baseball/softball and angels.  It just seemed a natural to put them together. ]]>
<![CDATA[A project you can really hook your wagon to!]]> Tue, 17 Feb 2009 08:25:05 -0800 A project you can really hook your wagon to! Posted by junkermidge
Super easy and fun project! If you have one of those wooden sided wagons that the kids no longer can use, turn it into a practical piece for their room, by the back door, or even in your... ]]>
<![CDATA[Waterski seating projects ]]> Wed, 11 Feb 2009 18:45:13 -0800 Waterski seating projects  Posted by junkermidge
Obviously, this is not one of my current projects (note the beautiful background).  It does feel pretty nice around here the last couple of days, but not THAT nice.  This was one of my... ]]>
<![CDATA[Finishing my Shutter Headboard]]> Thu, 05 Feb 2009 20:39:03 -0800 Finishing my Shutter Headboard Posted by junkermidge
This headboard has been finished for some time now, but I never REALLY finished it.  It didn't bother me before, but with my growing appreciation for details, I feel the need to add the... ]]>
<![CDATA[A few projects that are truly For The Birds!]]> Mon, 02 Feb 2009 08:34:58 -0800 A few projects that are truly For The Birds! Posted by junkermidge
I've been playing around with some ideas for unconventional birdhouses.  And since this is the day when we all start to wonder when spring will arrive, I thought it'd be a good time to... ]]>
<![CDATA[Corner shelf from old door]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2009 18:05:50 -0800 Corner shelf from old door Posted by junkermidge
Here's another example of how the same idea you've seen before looks different in the hands of a different crafter and by using different materials.  I've seen similar projects beautifully... ]]>
<![CDATA[Is this the year I finally get organized? ]]> Wed, 14 Jan 2009 19:18:35 -0800 Is this the year I finally get organized?   Posted by junkermidge
Right up there each year on my list is the goal of becoming more organized.  I don't know if these will do the trick, but they sure couldn't hurt.  And I think they're kind of cute... ]]>
<![CDATA[3 Chair Bench ]]> Sat, 10 Jan 2009 10:52:35 -0800 3 Chair Bench Posted by junkermidge
I've made a couple of these 3 chair benches and people seem to really like them.    Different chairs, color, and seat coverings can completely change how it looks.  So each... ]]>
<![CDATA[Pssst. Don't tell anyone, but.... ]]> Sat, 03 Jan 2009 15:23:38 -0800 Pssst.  Don't tell anyone, but....   Posted by junkermidge
I think this is my favorite of all my projects.  I don't know why (and my husband certainly doesn't agree).  It's just fun.  It's a gossip bench constructed from old ladder... ]]>
<![CDATA[Towering blast from the past]]> Fri, 26 Dec 2008 18:25:50 -0800 Towering blast from the past Posted by junkermidge
Feeling a bit nostalgic, so I thought I'd post one more of my past projects.  This baseball bat headboard turned out pretty cute and is perfect for a little boysnbsproomnbsp... ]]>
<![CDATA[Thinking Big!]]> Fri, 26 Dec 2008 16:50:35 -0800 Thinking Big! Posted by junkermidge
This was one of the first things I made when I decided to be a full-time junker.  I felt like I needed something big.  And this fits the bill -- a couch made from 3 old... ]]>
<![CDATA[Still playing with lamps]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2008 20:10:50 -0800 Still playing with lamps Posted by junkermidge
The fun thing about lamps is that pretty much anything can be converted into a lamp.  If you can't think of a project for something... make a lamp.  So I've been experimenting with... ]]>
<![CDATA[The City Floor Lamp and the Country Floor Lamp]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2008 19:33:34 -0800 The City Floor Lamp and the Country Floor Lamp Posted by junkermidge
I've been in lamp mode lately and these are a couple floor lamps I made.  Floor lamp #3 turned out to be a "learning experience" lamp and you won't be seeing that one.  But #1 and 2... ]]>
<![CDATA[Easy holiday coat rack !]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2008 21:37:17 -0800 Easy holiday coat rack ! Posted by junkermidge
You have holiday guests coming over.  Many people equals many coats (at least it does in Michigan).  Oh, sure, they could toss them on your bed, but wouldn't it be more... ]]>
<![CDATA[Putting a little "Mush" into Christmas! ]]> Sat, 13 Dec 2008 17:20:51 -0800 Putting a little Posted by junkermidge
I've been trying to work on my display skills (or lack thereof).  This is my latest attempt.  It's an old authentic wooden dogsled from either Alaska or the U.P.   I tried to... ]]>
<![CDATA[This little table's got game!]]> Fri, 12 Dec 2008 22:32:25 -0800 This little table's got game! Posted by junkermidge
Ok, so this isn't exactly a Christmas project. But if you're looking to spruce up your game room for all those holiday guests who'll be hanging around, this project couldn't be easier or more... ]]>
<![CDATA[Rustic candelier "dooded" up for Christmas]]> Wed, 10 Dec 2008 21:53:53 -0800 Rustic candelier Posted by junkermidge
Thought I'd try doing a little Christmas embellishing.  This is a candelier that I'm pretty fond of and I wanted to add some holiday cheer.  Because there are candles above, I put a ring... ]]>
<![CDATA[No Wonder this took so long -- It's three things in one! ]]> Mon, 08 Dec 2008 17:11:16 -0800 No Wonder this took so long -- It's three things in one! Posted by junkermidge
I got out all my lamp "stuff" and planned on making several lamps and putting a few in one post.  But after taking FOREVER to do this one lamp, I thought I'd post it because finishing... ]]>
<![CDATA[Great for gift giving -- fun & easy photo displays]]> Fri, 05 Dec 2008 19:22:15 -0800 Great for gift giving -- fun & easy photo displays Posted by junkermidge
The spiral photo holder idea is everywhere.  They can go into all kinds of items.  Here's a few ways you could do it. ]]>
<![CDATA[A few more "borrowed" ideas]]> Fri, 05 Dec 2008 19:10:43 -0800 A few more Posted by junkermidge
Though not an exact copy, the wheel photo display is based on one that Junk Market did.  JM used one big wheel, but I used 4 smaller wheels (only because I didn't have a big wheel that... ]]>
<![CDATA[A few "borrowed" ideas]]> Fri, 05 Dec 2008 18:52:50 -0800 A few Posted by junkermidge
While it's fun to come up with original ideas, sometimes you see someone elses good stuff and just have to "borrow" it.  The buckets suspended from a pulley with flowers was an idea I saw... ]]>
<![CDATA[Christmas angels -- junk style]]> Mon, 01 Dec 2008 17:19:50 -0800 Christmas angels -- junk style Posted by junkermidge
Here are some angels I made from miscellaneous junk -- old table legs, bedposts, tabletops (cut in half), shelves, shelf brackets, spindles, doodads from wherever.  Inbspassembled... ]]>
<![CDATA[Christmas card display idea]]> Mon, 01 Dec 2008 17:06:40 -0800 Christmas card display idea Posted by junkermidge
It's always a challenge to come up with ideas for storing and displaying the season's influx of Christmas cards.  I had a tall, skinny shutter (probably half of a bi-fold closet doornbspwith... ]]>
<![CDATA[Another dessert stand, just my version ]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2008 17:08:04 -0800 Another dessert stand, just my version Posted by junkermidge
Ok, stacked dessert servers aren't anything new, these are just my versions.  They say presentation is everything, and it's amazing how much more appetizing the food looksnbspwhen... ]]>
<![CDATA[Pottery Barn knockoff -- Junk Style]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2008 16:46:57 -0800 Pottery Barn knockoff -- Junk Style Posted by junkermidge
I saw something similar at Pottery Barn and thought "It looks like a couple ladders with boards across.......wait a minute".  So..   I had the matching boards already for the shelves... ]]>
<![CDATA[Hardware angel ornaments]]> Sun, 23 Nov 2008 20:00:00 -0800 Hardware angel ornaments Posted by junkermidge
It dawned on me that hinges kinda look like wings. So, I pulled out my hinge box and discovered that hinge pins would be good for the body. I epoxyed together. Decided they... ]]>
<![CDATA[Twinkle, Twinkle BIG Star ]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2008 19:54:50 -0800 Twinkle, Twinkle BIG Star Posted by junkermidge
I was thinking up ideas for a topper for my junk tree and decided I needed a star.  I thought I would cut up a couple yardsticks to do it.  Then I thought "Hey, why cut up perfectly good... ]]>
<![CDATA[Oh?! Did you think these were vintage radios? ]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2008 19:27:19 -0800 Oh?!  Did you think these were vintage radios? Posted by junkermidge
These were radios, once upon a time.  And there is still music inside, only now it's because they are CD holders. ]]>
<![CDATA[Primitive Bench ]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2008 19:22:10 -0800 Primitive Bench Posted by junkermidge
This is one of my very favorite projects I've done.  The bench is made from a $1 auction buy.  No one wanted it because it was very old and no one was sure what it was. But... ]]>
<![CDATA[Mirrors, Mirrors on the wall. Which is the fairest of them all? ]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2008 19:08:38 -0800 Mirrors, Mirrors on the wall.  Which is the fairest of them all?  Posted by junkermidge
I saw the iron wheel at an auction and was drooling over it the whole time.  When the auction was ending with them overlooking it, I said "Hey, what about that."  They said "WAIT.  We... ]]>
<![CDATA[Just some footstool fun]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2008 13:21:16 -0800 Just some footstool fun Posted by junkermidge
Just a fun little piece for the holidays, it could be a footstool or an extra seat for little holiday guests.  It's a red pop crate that I added stubby spindle feet.  Made a... ]]>
<![CDATA[Greet your holiday guests with a little fun]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2008 13:06:43 -0800 Greet your holiday guests with a little fun Posted by junkermidge
These whimsical easels are a great way to welcome holidays guests. Set them by the front door, in the foyer, or wherever.  Use a board painted with chalkboard paint as I did with mine for... ]]>
<![CDATA[Don't throw out those old cribs!]]> Sun, 16 Nov 2008 16:10:44 -0800 Don't throw out those old cribs! Posted by junkermidge
I can't really say this is mine, but it's a project I helped my friend make from her husband's baby crib from 60 years ago.  There was adorable artwork (circus themed) onnbspeachnbspend... ]]>
<![CDATA[Sled Serving Table]]> Sat, 15 Nov 2008 01:02:35 -0800 Sled Serving Table Posted by junkermidge
This easy project can add some extra surface area for hosting those holiday parties.  Originally I planned on using an old ironing board base but found that it did not fit.  The bar stools... ]]>
<![CDATA[Drum Side Table]]> Sat, 15 Nov 2008 00:50:00 -0800 Drum Side Table Posted by junkermidge
I had this drum in storage and decided Christmas is the perfect time to put it to use.  It needed a little cleaning and I redded it up a bit for the holidays.  I mounted some stubby, little... ]]>