smelting

Smelting, cont’d.

To paraphrase (without a transcript) the lovely Victoria Jackson in the classic SNL Christmas skit, “Remember that one time when I was gone for four days in the woods?…Well, I found some copper-bearing ore and I smelted it and cut these gears (for a watch)….” I pat myself on the…

Recent Smelt Activity

With dh Mr. GAIN‘s family, there are so many of us that everyone exchanges names. Additionally, there is a spending limit on either the gift or the ingredients of the gifts. There used to be a condition that the gift had to be handmade. That stressed people out (think of…

Extending the hat

The godson’s hat was lengthened this weekend — the white, cream, and brown stripes at the bottom make an additional 3″ of hat than what he had. It fits me now, so it should work for him. Extending his sister’s hat is next. The ‘smelting’ for Christmas gifts is progressing,…