Finally getting some seat time to move the pile of dirt in the work yard. It’ll be good to have the extra space to maneuver around. Continue reading Work yard expansion
This 20ft culvert I found on our property, discarded by the Dept of Hwys eons ago when they did road improvements. They just tossed it aside down an embankment on the other side of the brook. Continue reading Culvert install
I’ve been giving some more thought to my needs/wants for a trailer. What we’re looking for is something that can be multipurpose to haul our skidsteer around (equipment hauler) or be used as a dumper. Or, when using the skidsteer to collect wood, to be able to pile on at least a cord of wood, then load the skidsteer back on and go.
Continue reading Custom equipment trailer
Cleaning up a 8ft pine that features blue staining (blue denim) and a lot of character along the perimeter of the log. Bugs be doing what bugs do when a log is on the ground for a couple months.
I bought a new air compressor yesterday to replace the one that’s currently in the workshop. Its on its last breath. That Coleman served me ok for 10 years but a stint with an air sprayer pushed it beyond its capabilities.
Dug out a rock from the dirt pile to put in the garden between the newly transplanted fruit trees.
Continue reading Rock for the garden
You see logs? I saw logs! 🙂 Really… I cant. 🙂 (A cant is a sawyer’s word for cutting a square timber from a log). (That’s me in the orange t-shirt.)
I’m in the market for a sawmill. I sent a legit question to the Wood-mizer web site asking about motor options. I posted the question to their web site.
The person who picked up that inquiry, Dave Cheel, forwarded it to the National Sales Manager BUT not without adding in their own comments first. [Edit: Correction: It appears that comment was from Dorian Lavallee (National Sales Mgr), not Dave Cheel.]
Nice. Do you really think I would ever buy something from Wood-Mizer now?
So this happened overnight. The CAT MTL is being repaired by local CAT rental dealer. Pins and bushing on quick attach are being replaced. The QA plate was removed and sent off to re-bore the holes for new bushings.