Tuesday, March 26, 2013

A Quick Elizabeth Update...

Gentle Friends I got a snaperoo of Elizabeth last night - and the progress I am making....


This second medallion seems to be stitching up a bit quicker than the one below, go figure.
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I spent the majority of the evening cleaning brass, specifically a really old brass trash can that belonged to my grandfather and sat in his little library, and was another piece I had sent out here from my mom's.  I have never seen it not completely dull with tarnish, but I am determined to get it cleaned up.  I will show a before and after snap once I have it done.  For all the time I put into rubbing and polishing off decades of tarnish I am only about a 1/4 of the way to the finish

That's about it for today sports fans, thanks for stopping by, do stop again!!

Take care,
edgar

16 comments:

  1. wow it is looking so beautiful x

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  2. Elizabeth is coming along nicely. I love to see "status shots" of people's projects. Oh, I don't envy you with regards to the polishing. I have inherited several pieces of my great-grandmother's silver and it really needs some TLC!

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  3. The medallions are looking very nice....

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  4. Ah...you're getting into the groove on Elizabeth with your needle and eyes! Lookin' good!

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  5. Elizabeth is looking so lovely...can't wait to see her in all her glory.

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  6. I do love Elizabeth!! Good for you for restoring a nice old piece of brass!! In case you need to do any future polishing I can recommend Semi Chrome Polish. I polish lots of antique brass and copper. It will be worth the effort.

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  7. Elizabeth is coming along quite well! Looks beautiful!

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  8. Elizabeth looks wonderful! Polishing that brass can sounds challenging. Good luck with it!

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  9. Beautiful stitching.
    Just think of the muscles you are building by polishing that brass!
    :o)

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  10. Elizabeth is growing lovely.
    I am smiling Edgar as i had this vision of a genie popping up after all your brass rubbing and saying 'just one wish Edgar, what'll it be?'

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  11. Looking great Edgar! I admire you how you just simply whip through these huge projects with your methodical approach!

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  12. Elizabeth looks lovely Edgar

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