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Rustic Redwood Benches

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Redwood Bark Fence

I got a call on Friday that a friend of a friend was milling a redwood tree and wanted to know if I wanted the mill scraps.  Of course, I said Yes!  I knew I could use the wood to … Continue reading

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Bulb planing

Exciting to get bulbs into the ground for a sea of beautiful blossoms in winter.  This weekend and next we’ll plant over 100 daffodils, crocus, and alliums.

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Cement Countertops

The outdoor kitchen is a work in progress with the cabinets basically done. We left off the doors until the cement countertops are finished. Laying the ladder wire, cement board, and framing materials for a 1 1/2 thick countertop: This … Continue reading

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Outdoor Kitchen Cabinets

The kitchen has been a work in progress for the last 5 years.  To read about it’s progress, visit our page: Outdoor Kitchen With an eventual goal in mind, specific items were purchased used off (stove, sink, refrigerator) while … Continue reading

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Animal Treats

On my grocery list were some goodies for the animals, some required and some treats.  It’s a hot day and figured the animals would be happy to have an unexpected sugar snack. Yesterday, the vet was out for a concerned … Continue reading

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Folky Bird House

I planned to add a birdhouse to the top of a post.  It became the perfect opportunity to use up leftover wood like 2×2 redwood deck pickets and siding.  The box is much larger than I had planned, measuring 2′ … Continue reading

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Flowers under the Redwoods

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Windows Added to the Potting Bench

Two old vintage windows were added on either side of the potting bench to finish the project.  One window had all the glass removed and was painted with green milk paint.  I attached chicken wire to be able to hang … Continue reading

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Potting Bench – Second Door Added

Started the day getting out the planer and testing it on the painted 2×2 redwood to see how it looked.  It will take awhile to plane each piece, sand off the painted edges, and stain so that will get finished … Continue reading

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