Month: April 2022

Barn Loft

I am planning on using the loft for a woodworking shop. Getting machinery up there, bringing projects up and getting them down the stairs is next to impossible. The stairs can be categorized as “ships stairs” due to how steep they are. One step, pun intended, above a ladder. The solution is to either  hoist …

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Now That’s a Nail

Here is something that you don’t often see, a never used really old square cut nail. It appears that it would have used in a decorative manor based on the type of head. Pretty cool stuff. 

Porch and Hatchway

The porch stairs were outside of the roof line and were exposed to the rain and snow. I find it to be better to have exterior stairs protected from the elements if at all possible. There was adequate room both on the porch and the landing to relocate the steps. One of the future projects …

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Washer Dryer

Alison had used a Maytag wringer for as long as she was in the house. I had used it for awhile but was unable to convince Janice of the virtue of using a retro machine. Hey, I tried. Here is the updated version: