Only 30 years after the movie came out, these beauties are for sale on Etsy by MeadowhawkProps. They’re as nice as they look and functional, not to mention very reasonably priced. Continue reading “Labyrinth Door Knockers”
I’ve been selling stuff on Amazon for about seven years now. Over the years, I’ve gotten lots of feedback, but most of it is rather mundane, though complimentary. Here are some of my favorite customer statements over the years:
This is a small, but fantastic statue from WETA. I wish I could get the larger version – Smaug the Terrible – but it’s super expensive, takes up way too much room and looks highly breakable. This guy will have to do.
For many decades, my grandfather, Harry Sumner, worked as a printer. Back then, the printing presses required individual block letters to place down. Those letters were organized in special drawers, such as the one above. At some point, my grandfather bought one of these drawers to hang on the wall. The wording on the handle says
48 Kaufmann Bold – Foster (ATF)
Some of the slots are bigger than the others to hold the more frequently-used letters.
Turns out, a lot of people use these old drawers to decorate and for other purposes. Check out some images on Google.
Here is where each letter goes: