Welcome; This is your Farm House

Welcome; This is your Farm House

Maybe it was Phish. Perhaps it was the weather. It's probably just the idea that there is something very wrong with me.

I like to build things. I don't do rest or relax or downtime well. When I have it - the black dog comes out and... well... it's a short trip from there to Peyote James.

So, we stay busy. For the last couple of years, I've been able to use all of that extra time on professional endeavors (IP, ML, MMLT, etc.) - but with those where they are today (in exec mode - no longer in creative way) - I need a new outlet for my need to create.

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The Day The LR32 Came To Town

The Day The LR32 Came To Town

Well - Today was a slow day. After spending most of the morning cleaning the shop, building a fire, watching youtube videos, smoking a little, and then cleaning some more, watching some more, playing with the fire some more and then making two trips out for coffee - I finally had to pull the trigger and get the LR32 system out of it’s box and give it a go.

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A Clean Workshop is a Happy Workshop.

A Clean Workshop is a Happy Workshop.

Well.  It’s slowly getting there.  Cabinet by cabinet.   Area by area.  And now that we have heat - the boys are busy with dad cutting wood and changing the oils in all the trucks, four wheelers and the tractor  

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Building Cabinets for Festool Drawers- Getting Started (Part 1 - Making Boxes)

Building Cabinets for Festool Drawers- Getting Started (Part 1 - Making Boxes)

For the first time since morning the wood shop out of the basement and into the new little shop at the Farm - we are building something instead of working on the shop.    

It’s just a quick cabinet project to get all of the tools into visible drawers - but it will be a huge help.  No more running from hiding place to hiding place looking for the right systainer. 

These are the start to 4 cabinets that will be part of the new table saw our feed table.  

Up next - using the Festool LR 32mm system.  I’ve had it for 3 years - this will be the first time using it.   Off to watch some you tubers to get it going. 

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When you get knocked over... Take This Heart of Gold

When you get knocked over...  Take This Heart of Gold

It doesn’t happen often - but when it does, it is nothing short of magical. It’s the sort of thing that makes you really sit back and look at the wonder and complexity of our world and just be amazed by it all.

Music has always played an enormous role in my life. Each day has a soundtrack to it, and as far back as I can remember I’ve needed that track playing.

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Moving

Moving. #koftwentytwo #travel #canonphotography #dronephotography #mississippiriver #chesterillinois 

Moving. #koftwentytwo #travel #canonphotography #dronephotography #mississippiriver #chesterillinois 

Sneak Peek / New Project WIP / Beer and Grit

A quick sneak peek of the work in progress for a new project.  #koftwentytwo #beerandgrit #chesterlife #landmarkwakesup #stnickbrewco

Family Mountain Preview

Family week in the mountains.#familylove #sneakpeek #canon5dmarkiv #canonphotography #stoveprairieranch #denvercolorado #camping #kukucampers