Isabella has a barn, e-i-e-i-o

Sing with me! Good thing my carpentry is better than my singing. Today I didn’t get around to any blacksmithing, but I think I have a pretty good excuse! My pallet started looking like a barn today. I kicked around the plexi roof and after a bit of trial fitting, decided it would work quite […]

Bella’s play barn phase one.

I was offered a bunch of wood at work, pallets and a shipping crate. Once I got them home, I got to looking at that shipping crate and thought that I should make something useful out of it. Like a play house for Bella. So I started planning one. Rolling the idea around in my […]

Rain barrel debris diverter

Tonight, in honor of the wonderful weather, I made a quick contraption out of some scrap to better get water into my rain barrel. I’ve been wedging the downspout against the bung hole of my barrel but I think the vibrations of the water pops it loose. No water capture dumping water beside the barrel. […]