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Last week I bought two cherry trees. In the meantime I cleared out a mess of volunteer plum trees, taking out about seven and leaving two. That leaves a proper amount of space for the new cherry trees. I suppose … Continue reading
My Great Grandma Barker grew 4 o’clocks and the two generations between collected and passed in seeds. Last year I planted some in the front around the base of a tree. This year they came back quite well!
I took the second of two classes for the woodshop basic safety sign off at the Portland TechShop this evening. In the first class we made push sticks for the table saw. In the second class we made a board … Continue reading
I’ve had a productive couple days as I wind up my “sabbatical”. 64″ of rabbits, 54″ of dados, a trip to TechShop and a lot of love for the Fein Multimaster (driving by Woodcraft almost daily is dangerous on the … Continue reading
I’ve finally got the dining room panels all up. The final details sure can take a long time to finish not to mention recovering from various royal fubars along the way. And I miscalculated on molding and need to buy … Continue reading
Yesterday I got (just) one more section up. I made a few mistakes which slowed me down. I’m trying to figure out what sort of molding to do to cap this section off as it meets the cabinet whic will … Continue reading
Yesterday’s nearly assembled panels are up on the wall. This wall still needs a wee piece of edge molding between the corbels. Then these five panels get replicated…six more panels to cover five additional sections on three walls (would’ve been … Continue reading
The dining room project has been langishing for ages. I’ve taken some time off to make it happen finally though. This wall was mostly measured and cut. Today I got it assembled. Tomorrow should get the plate rail attached to … Continue reading
We dug up the rest of the garlic tonight (after a sample dig two weeks ago). We got a great crop this year!
Finally I can stop caring that my BMI is consistently slightly above ideal! A new study says it light mean a longer life…