If you never heard of Portable Winch, they are a Quebec based manufacturer of portable winches. I use this one linked to the truck bed tie downs to pull logs onto the trailer. Continue reading Pulling some logs
Clearly what caught my attention was this old photo showing the tremendous pile of cant beams! Honestly, we will never see piles of wood like that again…ever. But what caught my eye immediately after that was the appearance of a face on the end of one of those beams.
Well today is the 1st of October, and what a great day to start the month. We took advantage of the nice Saturday and set about making more reindeer. Continue reading A beautiful start to October
Some visitors today to the garden :). Continue reading Wooden Rabbits
The end of July typically tells me we are about half way through our summer. Or is that ‘simmer’? It sure has been a hot month here in Nova Scotia, and little rain fall to show for it.
Continue reading July comes to an end
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?
This tree is at the top of our driveway, a natural tree that I just decided to start trimming years ago because it was beginning to grow up into the branches above it. Continue reading What kind of tree is this?
A great volunteer effort in the community of Loch Katrine yesterday. We assembled with chainsaws and tractors to take down many large trees that were starting to get in the way of power lines. Continue reading Kings United Cemetery Cleanup Day