Glen Tay Sawmill

Glen Tay Sawmill

Glen Tay Saw Mill Compiled by Diane Miller Duncan, 2017.┬áTo readers of this blog: I am primarily writing from a ‘story’ perspective. For primary sources check out David Taylor’s paper listed below. If you can add more info to any of my posts please contact me. The Glen Tay Sawmill was located north of the Tay River adjacent to the dam. Logs could no doubt have been floated across the river from the wood yard where it would be...

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Glen Tay Oat Mill

Glen Tay Oat Mill

Capt. Joshua Adams – The Glen Tay Oat and Grist Mills Compiled by Diane Miller Duncan, 2017 The original saw and grist mills at Adamsville are believed to have been built by Abraham Parsall, an early settler, on the north side of the Tay River, Bathurst Concession 2 Lot 20 E1/2. When Parsall died in 1820, Joshua Adams was willed the property and assumed operation of the existing Glen Tay grist mill and saw mill. He did not get clear title...

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Dyeing Silk Scarves – with Silk Tie Pieces and Tissue Paper

Dyeing Silk Scarves – with Silk Tie Pieces and Tissue Paper

A week or so ago the Fibre Optics Group experimented with some novel ways for dyeing silk scarves. I love the results! Dyeing with Bleeding Tissue Have you discovered how to use bleeding tissue paper to colour some scarves? I did and love the results. I used the ‘cool’ colour package that has a variety of blues and greens with purple blue as the really dark colour. Experimenting with different ways to use the tissue and to fold the...

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