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Forum: Life after FIRE 01-19-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 8,140
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Moved 75 square bales of hay from the hay barn...

Moved 75 square bales of hay from the hay barn down to the alpaca barn. Moved them with the skid steer 9 at a time but did have to handle them at both ends. A nice workout. We're making pizza in the...
Forum: Life after FIRE 01-19-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 617
Views: 64,134
Posted By davemartin88
Box for a friend who wanted a US Marine theme....

Box for a friend who wanted a US Marine theme. Cedar top and sides, front and back is hickory.
Forum: Other topics 01-15-2018, 05:19 AM
Replies: 2,100
Views: 142,117
Posted By davemartin88
Ambient weather station and a springform pan to...

Ambient weather station and a springform pan to try cheesecake in our instant pot.
Forum: Life after FIRE 01-10-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 64,134
Posted By davemartin88
Wedding we hosted went fine. Here's a box I made...

Wedding we hosted went fine. Here's a box I made for the newlyweds to store the champagne flutes they used at the wedding. Design on the box is the invitation to the wedding.
Forum: Other topics 01-09-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1,067
Views: 89,305
Posted By davemartin88
Watched American Assassin last night, not too...

Watched American Assassin last night, not too impressed. Like the Mitch Rapp books much better. First time I've seen Dylan O'Brien that I remember and didn't care for him playing Mitch. Maybe he's...
Forum: Other topics 01-07-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 12,008
Posted By davemartin88
The current Chiefs remind me of the Buffalo Bills...

The current Chiefs remind me of the Buffalo Bills from years ago, good in the regular season, playoff busts.
Forum: Life after FIRE 12-31-2017, 04:17 PM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 195,936
Posted By davemartin88
Yesterday we hosted my son and his fiance's...

Yesterday we hosted my son and his fiance's wedding here at the house. About 30 people so it's been quite hectic around here the last week with preparations. Frigid outside but had a fireplace, the...
Forum: Other topics 12-27-2017, 07:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,713
Posted By davemartin88
InstaPot and two Amazon Echo devices for music...

InstaPot and two Amazon Echo devices for music and an intercom.
Forum: Other topics 12-23-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,068
Posted By davemartin88
Today I didn't make it in to town before the post...

Today I didn't make it in to town before the post office closed at noon and knew I had missed a couple of packages. About 1PM, received a call on my cell from one of the workers at the PO saying I...
Forum: Other topics 12-23-2017, 08:21 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,913
Posted By davemartin88
Some great pictures of so many cute dogs of all...

Some great pictures of so many cute dogs of all sizes! We lost 2 of our 3 dogs this year but currently have two shelties that we are fostering that are quite possibly going to stay! This is Cali,...
Forum: Life after FIRE 12-23-2017, 06:43 AM
Replies: 617
Views: 64,134
Posted By davemartin88
We're hosting a wedding here at home next week,...

We're hosting a wedding here at home next week, very informal and plan to cook pizza in the oven outside if the weather cooperates. We needed some more space to roll out pizza dough so made a 2'x3'...
Forum: Life after FIRE 12-21-2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 64,134
Posted By davemartin88
Nice looking cutting board. I like how all the...

Nice looking cutting board. I like how all the material isn't the same thickness.
Forum: Life after FIRE 12-15-2017, 07:00 AM
Replies: 617
Views: 64,134
Posted By davemartin88
Cria yarn is incredibly soft! The sweater turned...

Cria yarn is incredibly soft! The sweater turned out great.
Forum: Life after FIRE 12-06-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 195,936
Posted By davemartin88
Didn't have to use that one but will,file it away!

Didn't have to use that one but will,file it away!
Forum: Life after FIRE 12-06-2017, 06:24 AM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 195,936
Posted By davemartin88
Yesterday was one of those really nice retirement...

Yesterday was one of those really nice retirement days. Oil change on one car at local shop, he pointed out that my inspection had run out in August so needed to be done. Turned out I needed a West...
Forum: Life after FIRE 12-05-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 64,134
Posted By davemartin88
Milled some cedar from a tree that had fallen...

Milled some cedar from a tree that had fallen across a local road last week. It was dry so went ahead and used a piece to make a box. The ends are walnut. It's a little hard to see the eagle in the...
Forum: Other topics 12-05-2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,612
Posted By davemartin88
Little Drummer Boy is one of my favorites....

Little Drummer Boy is one of my favorites. Grandma Got Runover was funny the first few dozen times but I'm over it?
Forum: Life after FIRE 12-05-2017, 04:15 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 64,134
Posted By davemartin88
Turned a couple of pens today. Anything with a...

Turned a couple of pens today. Anything with a firearms or camouflage motif will most likely sell at the co-op where I sell sometimes.
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-22-2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 64,134
Posted By davemartin88
Made a smaller version of a box today with an...

Made a smaller version of a box today with an inexpensive music movement. It plays "Irish Eyes Are Smiling".
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-21-2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 64,134
Posted By davemartin88
Made two sets of wine glass/snack holders. Sold a...

Made two sets of wine glass/snack holders. Sold a set last week at the art co-op and then got an email from the buyer asking for another set. Made an extra to display for sale this weekend. There are...
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-21-2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 64,134
Posted By davemartin88
Wow, some neat and creative items. All look great...

Wow, some neat and creative items. All look great and functional as well.
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-14-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 64,134
Posted By davemartin88
Yes, I set the depth of cut to match the material...

Yes, I set the depth of cut to match the material and it usually cuts through without leaving a mark on the underlying spoilboard. As part of the design, you can leave tabs within the cut to keep the...
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-14-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 64,134
Posted By davemartin88
Here's a box someone asked for at the artist...

Here's a box someone asked for at the artist co-op where I volunteer. He bought the WV box I showed earlier and wanted a second one with a historical perspective. The top is a reproduction of a...
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-11-2017, 05:59 AM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 195,936
Posted By davemartin88
Probably a box or two when it's dry in the...

Probably a box or two when it's dry in the spring. May use some for a sign or two as well. I have two more cedar logs and some walnut to mill as well. Usually mill logs as soon as I get them but I...
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-09-2017, 06:04 AM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 195,936
Posted By davemartin88
Left one about two inches thick, the rest about...

Left one about two inches thick, the rest about an inch. Nice smell while cutting, makes up for the times I've cut red oak.
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