Monthly Archives: January 2011


The butcher shop is finally finished – Entry #186

Last week I came into the house to announce my victory to Nancy [...]

By |January 28th, 2011|Building Projects, Food Production|0 Comments

Restoring a Buffalo hand crank forge – Entry #185

The old forge sat around rusting for thirty years I took it apart piece by piece [...]

By |January 20th, 2011|Building Projects|0 Comments

Rooster soup – Entry #184

The rooster that drew the long straw Nancy did the rest Anyone who has tried [...]

Ripening summer tomatoes in January – Entry #183

Tomato vines the evening before the first freeze Ripening in the root cellar The first days of [...]

By |January 10th, 2011|Agriculture, Food Production|0 Comments

Constructing a Jackson Hay Fork – A winters day project – Entry #182

Our neighbors old barn still has a Jackson fork rail Several years ago Tim McFarlane, an old friend of [...]

By |January 7th, 2011|Building Projects|0 Comments
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