Yes, chickens. We’ve been building a chicken coop for a few weeks now. The frame is solidly built out of mostly treated wood, but we are using reclaimed redwood fence boards from our back property line, for the siding. It is coming along nicely. The coop itself has 6 nests. It is smaller than IRead more about Bwaaaaaak, buk buk buk buk[…]
We’ve had this large open mulched area directly behind our house for a year and a half now. Our young hairy dog likes to roll around in it and the wood chips stick to him like Velcro. Well, soon that will be no more, as we embark on our last big construction project, a pool.Read more about Staying cool with a pool[…]
We found a nice way to use a little bit of the old redwood fence wood we recovered from the back yard.
When we built our house, we pre-wired for just about anything we would want to install, including: Wired network in every room Speakers in almost any room Surround sound in three rooms Centralized AV gear rack in our basement and Centralized control of the entire house, including lighting, music, garage doors, door locks, doorbell, HVAC,Read more about Audio | Video | Home Automation[…]
One bummer about our paver driveway is that the pavers show tire tread marks and the pavers soak up any kind of oily material which forms a stain. Here you can see the driveway with the tread marks. So we decided to have the driveway cleaned and sealed. I tried cleaning the driveway myself atRead more about Sealing the driveway[…]