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Years ago Stan salvaged pieces of sound rimu from borer ridden chapel pews that were destined for the bonfire. Since his younger sister was having a special birthday those stored pieces became a pair of trays. The bases are rimu plywood, also salvaged from old screens and Stan thinks the darker red sides might be totara because of the colour. Coated with Danish oil the wood looks beautiful.

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It’s always fun to find just the right denim skirt to turn into a bag. Not too wide at the top, long enough to cut a strap from the bottom, no gathers and plenty of pockets to make it interesting. The bonus was costing 80 cents at the op shop!raspberries-denim-bag-from-skirt-005

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