I'm one of the lucky few who grew up with both my grandfathers alive. They both have been so influential in my life, but today I'm thinking of my Grandpa Huish.
Look at what a stud he was! That's him with my mom as a little girl.
Grandpa was talented at so many things! He spoke Spanish fluently, was an inspiring educator and community leader, and could polish off a quart of ice cream faster than anyone I've met. Like me, he was also a DIYer.
He was known throughout the neighborhood for his green thumb and amazing vegetable garden, but my special memories of Grandpa take place in his wood shop.
Grandpa was a wood worker and artist. Most of the family have pieces of furniture he lovingly built by hand, like my cedar hope chest I refinished.
Or one of his gorgeous, turned wood bowls that he formed from exotic woods. His bowls really became his hallmark later in life.
Like Grandpa's bowls, Steve turns beautiful, wood pens out of all kinds of wood--like walnut and olive, with a variety of metals so there's something for everyone! Steph even added her own contribution to the shop by painting some with fun colors. We're giving away TWO pens, so there will be TWO winners!
- Koa wood pen (choice of metal finishes)
- Paint dipped maple pen (choice of color)
I'd love for one of my readers to win, so use the Rafflecopter form below to enter (see terms for giveaway conditions and end time.) Huge thanks to all the blogs that are hosting, and good luck!