the byrds and lazy susans

d8f45-lazysusan018This 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.







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