Monthly Archives: March 2012

North Cove Rear View

By request, here’s the rear view of the kitchen in the last post, to better  show the layout. Not the greatest shot, but it gives you an idea.

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North Cove Kitchen: Geek-to-Geek

It’s always startling to discover which world-changing events whirled past while we were holed-up building miniatures. The construction of our second project of 1983 coincided with the introduction of the mobile phone, the creation of the internet, and the release … Continue reading

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Hoarding, or, a Miniature Builder’s Suggested Inventory:

Mini driftwood broken sorted by size, mini stones, gravel and pebbles, beach sand, bird gravel, mini bricks and seashells, 1 coffee tin beer pull tabs, rusty metal, rust dust, real-world-sized rusted wood–splitting wedge, railroad spikes and flatirons, baby bird head-feathers (don’t … Continue reading

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The Library: for a Love of Lights and Chinese Food

“One day I’d like a small piece of your work.” Those words floated above our work from somewhere in the mid-70’s until 1982. They were spoken by Marie Friedman, one of the finest miniature craftspeople we would ever meet. She … Continue reading

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