To preserve the pale beauty of this wood, he then coats each piece with three layers of clear polyurethane, allowing the beauty of the wood to shine through the spray which protecting it from curious fingerprints and the sun damage that would otherwise occur in those displayed on windowsills.
Rick backs each plaque with quilt-quality 100% cotton fabric in bright solid colors. Each plaque comes with a a flat, adhesive plastic hook that allows it to be hung in a window. But for those who want to display the plaque on a small table or shelf, a folding stand is also available, also hand cut from Baltic Birch.
The plaques come in two sizes; small (3.75" x 5.25"), and medium (5.75" x 8" .) The small plaques sell at retail for $15.00; the medium size sells for $20.00.
The stand, when open, measures 6" x 4.75" and sells separately for $5.00.
These plaques can be seen and purchased at Quilters' Quarters and Wooden Toy and Gift in Georgetown, Massachusetts. They also can be ordered online at woodentoyandgift.net (see website for shipping costs.) You might also find them in other small quilt shops that are making them available on consignment for Rick.