This was a fun project. We have the original deed to our land from September 8th, 1952. We were looking for something else one day and came across it. We decided it should really be framed in order to better preserve it.
I gotta say even though Christmas is only a few weeks away, it doesn’t feel like it. Could be we haven’t seen any snow yet. We decided while the temperatures are still decent we would put up our outdoor lights.
We have a friend with a cottage down the lake from us who is a flight instructor. A few weeks ago he sent an email telling us he would be flying in our neck of the woods. Yesterday he sent along a few photos from the helicopter.
So much to do and so little time. Thats how it seems anyways. We haven’t had a chance to mill anymore poplar logs and now we have a pile of pine to get done before winter. We have a running list in the office and other things have to get done first.
A lady in our neck of the woods contacted Jim to see if he would have time to install a new glass storm door for her.
Woke up Thursday morning to a temperature, including humidity, of 32 degrees celsius. Oh… and rain.
It was a quiet weekend here, uneventful really, just how we like it. Saturday was hot and humid but Sunday was cool and cloudy. We spent Saturday morning revisiting the first side of the shipping container.
A neighbour we had never met before contacted Jim to see if we were able to bring the chipper over to his property. He had heard us using it at our house.
Hey, we are still alive, or better yet Jim is.
Its always a good idea to have sample boards for staining and finishing. The wood samples here are some scrap spruce and fir in the workshop. I touched the surfaces with the sander but still a fairly rough finish. I mostly want to see how this software absorbs different stains. Continue reading Field testing