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Saturday was more Framing and a lot of figuring.
Saturday was more Framing and a lot of figuring.

I worked on the bathroom pretty much all day today.  I got a lot done but there was a whole lot of time spent figuring out what to do.  There are a lot of heights and things that went into figuring out the correct height of the shower base and the 3/4 wall that will […]

Shaving Horse and Axe Heads
Shaving Horse and Axe Heads

As I start building my tool collection for homesteading, I needed some good axes, they are essential to working with any kind of wood.  As I learn to work with wood, I took the cheap route and traded for some really beat up axe heads, and learned how to sharpen them.  It is a real […]

Upcycling a cloth shopping bag into a firewood carrier.
Upcycling a cloth shopping bag into a firewood carrier.

Living with a wood stove is not too bad however, it does require one to carry wood fairly often.  Sure, you can load up one arm with the other but this is uncomfortable for carrying more than a few pieces at a time.   They sell these firewood carriers  for $22 at Lehman’s.  I needed one […]

Vinyl QR Barcodes
Vinyl QR Barcodes

QR Barcodes or 3D barcodes are something that has interested me for a while now.  These codes are used by optical scanners much like any barcode on products at the supermarket.  The main difference is that instead of just holding letters and numbers, these codes can hold a lot of data.  Depending on the version […]

Tapco Intrafuse 10/22 Stock Swap
Tapco Intrafuse 10/22 Stock Swap

My Birthday on Thursday was a good one.  I headed up to Cabelas, after work, to retrieve my brother-in-law.  He was going to be staying with us for a few days.  Of course, while I was there I could not help browsing around.  Picked up a shirt, a Tapco Intrafuse Stock, and a Tactical Solutions […]