Monthly Archives: July 2015

Another Storage Solution

I have been hauling around these two, old, rusty file boxes full of research material for years, in part because I could never find a new metal file cabinet the correct size. Then it dawned on me: building one would be simpler — and far less expensive.

To make the document boxes
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A Fish Story: One That Didn’t Get Away

A few years ago Leigh Ann and I bought this fish bench from a roadside artist, not because we needed another bench, but because we loved the hand-painted rainbow trout. Last week, however, I noticed the finish and the paint beginning to flake off under the intense sun, so decided
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An Indoor Birdhouse

My wife Leigh Ann loves her birds: those at one of her outdoor feeders as well as the carved variety she displays around our house. So, what could be better to add to her collection than something I spotted at our local garden center the other day?

This cedar birdhouse was meant
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