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September - October News and Updates

Sunset River Market - October E- newsletter

Posted by Melanie Heinrich on

Sunset River Market has proudly shared their display of the Hummingbird Houses that I make and sell at their gallery.   See their site and visit their store.

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FALL Festivals October 5th at Sunset, NC "Sunset on Sunset"

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This festival is a one day fun festival with lots of arts, music, food and fun for the kids. Come and enjoy! See you there!     Get there

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In the workshop!

Posted by Melanie Heinrich on

My workshop is full of things that I intend to use in my projects. This  image shows some pieces of glass, stone, wood, burls, and resin molds. See my large birdhouses to find these things. Any questions? Email me at contact@mhstudios.com Talk to you soon! Melanie

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Retrieving Maple Burls

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You have seen the large birdhouses that I sell? Click Here. Several of them have Maple burl faces on them. This image shows me harvesting them from a fallen tree. I actually went out and bought a chainsaw for the project. The home owner was great he was an artist too so I understood my desire to make something from the burls. Check out my Youtube video on making small mini Slabs from burls and Roots.  

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Cherry Burl - Preparation for a Future Project

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I bought this big hunk of Cherry Burl while vactioning  in the mountains and worked for several days getting the bark from it. I used a chisel, hammer and a screwdriver. It was really messy to say the least. Once it dries a bit more I will pour wash it to get rid of the ret of the bark and dirt. It weighs around 50 lbs I think and was a bit unruly to work with but I am hoping it is worth it. At some point I will cut it into slices to use on my Large Birdhouses. Check...

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