While Jim is on the mend, I thought I would show you around our yard this summer.
This weekend Jim was feeling much better but the weather didn’t cooperate enough for us to be productive on our outdoor projects. Two more days of rest never hurt anyone I always say.
Hey, we are still alive, or better yet Jim is.
When we last talked, the shipping container progress looked like this…
I was wishing for a cloudy day and today started that way so we were out ready to work by 8am.
Back to work on the shipping container.
We had this 40 foot shipping container delivered two years ago and are finally getting around to covering up the ugly.
I milled some of the smaller sugar maple limbs for live edge slabs. The limbs had a curve to them, so I cut them live edge to get the most I could from the limbs. The limbs were about 9-10 inches wide.
Today I set about to slab the remaining trunk portion of this big ol’ sugar maple tree. This is not the stump. The trunk at the stump is well, still on the stump. It was cut this high off of the ground to safely fell the tree.
This morning we noticed a bald eagle land atop a spruce tree. As I viewed it through the camera lens, I watched it watching the man walking along the road across the lake.
Maybe the bird was thinking, “Nope, to big to carry.” Then the man’s dog come along … Continue reading Breakfast with the bald eagle