Wednesday, April 23, 2014
PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
99 CENTS
PAINTED OWL OWNER, Heidi Mayerhofer, of Camino buffs the wax finish on a cane, winged back chair in the workshop area of her shop on Main Street. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
BEFORE AND AFTER — A photograph taken before this chair was refinished sits on the finished piece at The Painted Owl at 376 Main Street in Placerville. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
PAINTED OWL OWNER Heidi Mayerhofer, of Camino, stands beside a cane, winged-back chair she is refinishing in her shop and studio space on Main Street in Placerville. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
REPURPOSED STATUARY EMBELLISH repainted cupboard doors at the Painted Owl on Main Street in Placerville. The new store sells consignment pieces, holds classes on refinishing and offers a studio space for people interested in refinishing projects. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
THE SHOWROOM at the Painted Owl in Placerville displays refinished furniture. The business, which opened in February, repurposes furniture, using local artists to brighten pieces up. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
PAINTED OWL OWNER Heidi Mayerhofer, right, of Camino stands with her employee Charlene White of Camino beside a cane, winged back chair being refinished in her shop and studio space on Main Street. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
ARTIST SHERI HOEGER, of Placerville stands beside an armoire she is working on at The Painted Owl. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene