Antiques

Crafters turn hobbies into lessons for local students

Crafters turn hobbies into lessons for local students

For the Chapel Hill Woodturners, retirement has afforded not only an opportunity to focus attention on a hobby, but also a chance to pass on valuable skills to the next generation. Since last fall, the group has developed a course at Cedar Ridge High School in Hillsborough to educate students about the unique and meticulous trade of woodturning. Titled Creative… Read more →

Antique store still making sales after 13 years

Antique store still making sales after 13 years

By Becky Wessels Carrboro Commons Staff Writer There is no big sign on the street marking its location. The front entrance is actually on the side of the building and can be driven past without notice. However, Oddities and Such, an antique store owned and operated by Richard Watts, is about to celebrate its 13th anniversary on July 4. Richard… Read more →