Chickens make Lousy House Pets!

But are great in the yard!

Having a little girl who loves and takes care of animals makes a father as happy as can be!

My little girl in her Happy Chicken Place!

So Mr. Bond, you have noticed my chicken army!



Outdoor Workbench part 3, Tools Needed

The first tool I show on the bottom right, is an open ended wrench. the closed end can be ratcheting, but a good open end wrench will last a very long time. A small set of the basic wrenches can be gotten for about $20, and is a must have tool set. Probably an […]

Using a Japanese Socket Awl

The Japanese Socket Awl is one of my favorites! It is great for making starter holes for drilling and lines for accurate measurement and work. Here is how I use it.

First I find out where I want a mark. In this case I want a line lined up to match another board so I […]

Outdoor Workbench part 2, Details

This is continued from the original post

First a few more details on the table,

The bottom most part of this table is ground contact treated 4×4.

Big holes are drilled halfway up through the base for the bolts to fit. Smaller holes are drilled through so that the holes shown above allow washers […]

Outdoor Cedar Workbench

I have a fun idea! I want an outdoor workbench. I like to work outside when I can.

So here it is:

The vise is one that clamps onto the bench, so it can be put up. Hopefully the rest of the table will take the wear and tear of outdoor living and do […]