Pressure Treated?! If you've ever looked into raised beds, you've likely looked for the materials to build them out of and, if wood, probably come across mixed advice when those discussions center around using pressure-treated (PT) wood. Out of the abundance of caution, we've always steered clear of pressure treated wood - that is until … Continue reading Raised beds with pressure treated lumber?!
Building a Rainwater chicken waterer
We have built a LOT of chicken waterers in our years of chicken wrangling. They break, clog, or otherwise just become a pain to deal with. No matter the size, filling it is always irritating. With that experience in mind, we set out to build an easy, affordable and quick to put together rain water … Continue reading Building a Rainwater chicken waterer
Inexpensive plant edging
We were growing tired of trying to keep the grass encroaching on our blueberries, so we decided we needed to surround them with some sort of barrier. Unfortunately, most of the barriers sold at big box stores were over-priced and not the most fun to install. In our neck of the woods, barrels like the … Continue reading Inexpensive plant edging
A simple, strong materials rack for the workshop
I like to keep my materials up and outta the way, mostly because I am a procrastinator and don't get to things right away (I've been thinking about changing, but.... I haven't gotten to it yet). I wanted something simple and durable. So I just picked up a few 3/4" pipe flanges, a few sections … Continue reading A simple, strong materials rack for the workshop