June 10, 2019

One of the most common questions I get through my You Tube channel is about pricing of wood.  I would wager that I get around 3 to 5 emails/DMs/text messages every week about the topic. I hope that this blog post will serve as a reference that I can point people to whe...

June 9, 2019

This week we are unloading the kiln which has around 300 board feet of walnut that has been dried.  All slabs have been tried to atleast 8% Moisture Content.  Slabs vary in length and width but are mostly around 8/4. Most are live edge and have lots of figure.


June 9, 2019

When we bought the farm last fall the building that would house the mill had a metal roof and was open on the end and partially on the side.  Other than cleaning out the area the biggest problem I had was the insulation. The building had this paper thin insulation that...

April 15, 2019

I have been making videos on You-Tube now since 2016.  In November of that year is when I uploaded my first video ever " One man Logging".  That took a lot of courage to do and looking back now I should have started sooner.  I didn't tell my wife, my friends or anyone...

March 8, 2019

This blog post is to accompany my recent video on You-Tube in which I sawed up a small apple log. Below is a pic of the wood hardness scale which is also known as the Janka Scale

The scale was developed as a means for displaying the results of the Janka hardness test. T...

February 24, 2019

Short blog post to announce that a new T Shirt order is starting today. As always I will run the sale for 7 days then close it down and place the order. This keeps me from being stuck with tons of inventory and having to guess people's sizes etc. The shirt being offere...

January 31, 2019

This will be a quick post on the blog directed toward any fellow tractor or equipment operators out there that follow my work.  After setting in a crate for the past few months next week I plan on finally installing the grapple on the tractor. I have already purchased...

August 5, 2018

After months of planning I have finally finished the plans for my Timber Frame Style Cabin. At first this was going to be a Timber Frame build but it has changed to one that also incorporates a log cabin style. The inspiration for this build comes from a few books and...

August 4, 2018

Thanks for checking out my blog. If this is your first time here be sure to subscribe. I post content here that sometimes never makes it to You-Tube.

Also before we begin I want to thank my patreons for their support. If you want to help support my You-Tube channel then...

July 25, 2018

I uploaded a short video today that I wanted to share on here in case you didn't see it on You-Tube.  It is a brief speech given by Scott Nearing while he worked in a small firewood pile on his farm a long time ago. It is some footage that I had obtained a few months a...

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