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DIY Cedar Raised Garden Bed

First completed project of the year! Here’s how I did it… Materials: 48 lf. of rough sawn cedar 2×6’s (I got 3 2×6-16′ boards) 12…

Miscellaneous May

I have good intentions of showing you all the first of several DIY raised cedar beds I made this weekend, that will soon be holding…

Not a Bad Idea

Porch. Pajammas. Beer. Does not suck for a Wednesday evening.

*Heart* Dumpster

I’ve been working on quicker more frequent posts lately because all my other time is spent working, pouring over floorplans (we’ve changed our minds… Yet…

Varmit

Hey, we caught a varmit! Um… MysteryMan, is that your beer?

Wishlist

With work picking up on the old gas station new workshop I consolidated my wishlist of tools to a new page on this site. See…

April 28, 2009 | 0 Comments | Read the Full Article

Grizzly Hand-held Pneumatic Drum Sander = LOVE

For each Crookedbroom I make I spend between two and three hours of quality time with sandpaper. But I’d really never found a significantly faster…

April 26, 2009 | 2 Comments | Read the Full Article

Could have smelled A LOT worse

DISCLAIMER: You’ll have to excuse me because I’m suffering at the moment from what can only be described MASSIVE TECHNOLOGY FAIL. This is my third…

April 21, 2009 | 2 Comments | Read the Full Article

Memorial House: Demolition Begins

As always, stories that end up with me demolishing the hell out of something start out with, “What happened was….” So. What happened was… I…

April 17, 2009 | 3 Comments | Read the Full Article

Twisted

(In more ways than one…) Our corkscrew willow is looking good so far this spring, and that’s about the only good twisted thing going on…

April 12, 2009 | 5 Comments | Read the Full Article

Best Free iPhone Apps (and other techie things I love)

I have a boulder sized project-block in my life right now… so large I don’t even know how structure a sentence that will encompass all…

Weekend Excursion

Four days is pretty much the absolute maximum time I like to be away from home. I love my house, I love my cats, I…

March 31, 2009 | 5 Comments | Read the Full Article

52 Weeks: Beach Bum

Week 3: March 29, 2009 Ah, it’s that time of week again. We are just  back home and I’m still shaking the sand out of my…

March 30, 2009 | 2 Comments | Read the Full Article

Here and Gone

My life has been a whirlwind this week. I’ve been to Chicago and back already, and MysteryMan and I are leaving for a few days…

March 25, 2009 | 6 Comments | Read the Full Article