Buildings and Renovations, Hauling, digging, etc

Cousin Lee Lends a Hand Moving Trees

10 Aug , 2015   Video

Had a family member drop by for a visit earlier in the summer. It was a relaxing to hang out with a person that was in the same mindset with the off-grid lifestyle. Lee and I as children were lucky to travel to the family cottage on weekends. It was the opportunity to make epic […]

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Hauling, digging, etc, Heat and Cooling

Using a Winch-in-a-Bag to Move Large Logs

8 Apr , 2015   Video

[huge_it_slider id=”2″] This portable winch is a must have for an off-grid dweller or off-road explorer. It’s set up to work off a trailer hitch, 12 volt car battery and has a pulling rate of 2000lbs. Picked up last year, on sale, for only $79 dollars (regular $129.99). The project I needed it for was […]

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Other, Woodworking

How to Build a Log Archway and Cedar Boxes

27 Sep , 2013  

Had a wonderful opportunity to work on a different project for a wedding. An out-of-town bride and groom wanted to be married under an archway made of logs. So, to get started, a reference photo was emailed from halfway around the world and the bride asked to have it ready for their wedding in a […]

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