Tree stump experiment

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time to clean

Saturday is a day to get some things off the To-Do list; clean and vacuum the house HVAC, change the furnace filter, maintenance on the water pressure tank for the well (test shut off valves, clean rust off handles and treat with RustCheck), leveled and re-tied the apple trees, unseat a tire, mow the lawn, do maintenance on the mowers, trim some branches, remove some saplings from the wild rose bushes, work on a pallet woodworking project, move a flag pole to another spot in the garden, cleaned and did maintenance on the MTL and while the pressure washer was out, worked on a tree stump.

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Maritime Take-r-Easy Lounge Chair and Foldaway Stool Woodworking Plan

Maritime Take-r-Easy Lounge Chair and Foldaway Stool Woodworking Plan
Maritime Take-r-Easy Lounge Chair and Foldaway Stool Woodworking Plan

Why not settle back and take-r-easy in our deck lounge chair. The stool is separate and the legs fold up for storage. Build and finish it a number of ways. Use regular deck screws and deck boards, then stain it a color you like. Or build it with cedar or teak and use brass screws, for a visual impact that will make people think you spent hundreds of dollars for you outdoor furniture. Inspired by the Titanic deck chairs. Full size drawings make it really easy.

Maritime Bar Stool and Table Combo Full Size Woodworking Plans

Maritime Bar Stool and Table Combo Full Size Woodworking Plans
Maritime Bar Stool and Table Combo Full Size Woodworking Plans

Some folks call them bar chairs, others call them lifeguard chairs. Our chair is styled in keeping with our Maritime furniture collection. The chair has the option to build an adjustable foot rest, and the side table is included as well.

 

 

 

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Maritime Maple Leaf Chair Woodworking Plan

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Maritime Maple Leaf Rocking Chair

Have fun building one of our clearly Canadian Maple Leaf chairs. With plenty of elbow room, we designed it for Canucks and Snowbirds. Make the classic red and white chair or get your hockey fix by putting a wood stain on the armrest then paint on some black and grey stripes! We think we scored with this design! Continue reading Maritime Maple Leaf Chair Woodworking Plan

Plastival.com Vinyl Deck Railing

Today we started installing a vinyl deck railing system made by a Canadian company from Quebec called Plastival. We purchased the kits from Central Home Improvement Warehouse in Antigonish.

This is a completely new decking system for me to install. So follow along in a few short videos of the different sections of railing, tips on cutting vinyl and other things learned along the way.

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Garage window replacement

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Before the repair

When I built this garage 7-8 years ago I reused windows from the in-laws large dining room window. I had to make up my own window casings and every other year I’d have to scrape and paint the casings. But, over time the water got in and leaks led to rot and mold. Time to replace them with some solid vinyl windows.

 

 

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