4 new entries added after 7/22/08
|I've been doing a lot of work on the house lately. I took
a hiatus from projects while it was cold out. With the pleasant
weather we've been having lately, there is plenty for me to
Here's something to catch you up a bit.
First of all I decided that I would get a firepit. I have so much brush and logs from trees that need to be disposed of in piles out back. I can set them out for the town to pick up. But what's the fun in that? Firepits run quite a pretty penny and have to be stored when you're not using them etc etc. I picked cinder blocks since they are easy to arrange, and inexpensive. Best of all I can return the ones I don't need. Oh and here's a movie of the fire.
|So, where did all the fuel come from? Several places actually. First of all we had a large supply left from the multiple prunings of the shrubs and felling of trees. Next we have the additional material that was brought to us thanks to mother nature. There were several huge windstorms that brought down a number of trees. I borrowed Kos's chainsaw and cut up some of the grounded trees. After that I chopped a few other dead ones down (creepy mushrooms too). Look at them go!