Something new in the workshop today, a new bench dog. This little guy showed up from the scrap wood pile. A couple layers of 3/4 inch plywood and a few nails. Would look fun just about any place, outdoors in the garden or on the desk as a paper weight. We’ve named him Barkley. 🙂 Continue reading Barkley the Bulldog bench dog
I had this idea over a year ago, just getting around to trying it out now. I am going to build a air source solar panel box using recycled cardboard tubes, a piece of plywood and a clear plastic panel I bought at the store. Follow along, ask questions and provide comments!
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Captured this moment on the doorstep this afternoon, just on our way out for a snowshoe walk. An ermine found itself a meal of squirrel. This is a couple times I have seen this ermine near the house. It probably explains why we have not seen any mice this winter. Which is ok by me.
Great day for a walk, right after lunch we took a little hike. They near the end, she took a little fall. I did go to her rescue but … only AFTER first capturing it on camera. 🙂
Whatever you want to call them, whether its an ermine, a stoat or a weasel, these little rodents are effective hunters. They will hunt mice, birds, fish, squirrels and pretty much anything its size or smaller. Continue reading Ermine or Weasel or Stoat
Chickadees need lots of fuel to keep themselves warm during cold weather like today. A few more pictures… Continue reading -28ºC and chickadees brave the cold
I bought this Bosch 3107DVS random orbit sander many years ago. Its probably orbited the moon and back :). Its starting to show its age though. Currently having trouble with the sanding discs sticking to the pad.
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A crips cool morning at -4º C as the foggy makes its way down the interval across the lake. At the same time, a low ceiling of clouds hangs overhead, allowing just a slice of the landscape to show through.
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A cool crisp Sunday morning, about 1ºC. A good time to get some logs that were felled earlier in the summer.
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