A couple of days ago my furnace blower motor stopped working. My woodstove covers half of the first floor pretty well. The second floor has its own smaller furnace. The one area of the house that really gets cold is the family room. I’m supposed to be getting some repair … Continue reading
We had a problem with our Regency H2100 stove. The pipes that recirculate the exhaust fumes so that they can get burned expand and contract and would work their way out of the hole in the side of the burn chamber. We had these small angle brackets added to the … Continue reading
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Here is my portable chicken tractor with the drinking water bucket set up. I only have two chickens in it at the moment. I wanted to make sure this was going to work as I had planned before getting more chickens. That way if I had problems, it would be … Continue reading
Here is the first finished product. Well, it’s finished enough to use. I’m going to sand and bevel the edges a bit but it is basically finished. There were lots of lessons that John and I learned along the way but I’m pretty happy with the finished product. We have … Continue reading
This is a remarkable story of people who survived through the dust bowl. It was well written and I found it extremely interesting. I thought the style of detailing first person accounts was very effective. Here are a few thoughts I had while reading the book: I had no … Continue reading