Category Archives: Tools

Busy Building

When I moved into my new home, I had a half completed project waiting for me in the background. This structure was originally intended to be a horse [..]

Building and Construction, Tools, Uncategorized

Restoring Antique Furniture

I’ve been working on an X shaped bar for several months now. The whole project was an evolution of ideas, starting with the desire for a more open [..]

Furniture, How To's, Tools , ,

Building Bar Stools for My X

My brother had a kitchen table and four chairs that he no longer wanted, and since I liked the pattern in the backs, I took them home and [..]

Building and Construction, New Ideas, Other, Tools

Building a Blasting Cabinet

I’ve been investigating how sand blasters work in order to speed up my learning curve. You see, I haven’t saved enough yet to purchase the required equipment, and [..]

Building and Construction, Glass Etching, How To's, Tools , ,

New Direction

I’ve still been picking Tomatoes and Potatoes, but I’ve posted lots of pictures of them in years past, so here’s something a bit more interesting: Glass Etching. It [..]

Glass Etching, Tools

Cider Press Complete

Adonica Standing with the Press For the past two days, I’ve had one item which has topped my agenda: Finishing and testing out the cider press I’ve been [..]

Apples, Building and Construction, Cider Press, People, Shed, Tools ,

Cider Press Progress

Notched Landscape Timbers After working hard all summer on my shed and it’s second story wood shop, I’ve finally gotten started on my first serious project: A cider press.  The [..]

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Spreading Manure

Over the weekend, Rob and Maurice were cleaning up the horse pasture, and piling up the manure. After seeing the pile, I rushed off the get my tractor [..]

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Take a Ride on the My Tractor

While finishing up mowing the field which surrounds my garden, I got the bright idea to make a movie of the tractor ride. I used the shoulder strap [..]

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Getting Serious About Organic Fertilizer

There’s a new tool on the farm, one that’s been needed for far too long: a John Deere tractor. Now that it’s finally here, it’s time to get [..]

Cherries and Berries, Cooking from the Garden, Cows, Fertilizer, People, Raspberries, Tools , , ,