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Sunday, November 17

the byrds and lazy susans

This post is taking a very hippie turn.  My friend tells me that at her parents' 1960's wedding ceremony, friends sung "Turn, Turn, Turn" a capella.  Of course they did.  Remember this fabulous industrial bobbin my mom scored for me at Brimfield? Until now, it had been used for ladder drills for a very small man:

A perfectly legitimate repurpose, but I had something else in mind.  Did you know you can turn anything (within reason, of course) into a lazy susan with - I kid you not - lazy susan hardware?

Isn't America the best?  So that's what I did.  The possibilities are endless:  tea or spice rack, jewelry or office supply holder, centerpiece, snack tray. 

here's where the Byrds come in

pulled this out of my box of
random tools to make a perfect handle

spice rack
tea rack with Tea Guys tea

Molly Hatch design!