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Monthly Archives: June 2013

Spalted Birch and the Swerengen Cabinet

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During a lightning storm of ’02, a giant birch on the back forty lost a limb. It stood like that an entire summer before I had the chance to harvest the wood. During that time, summer rains poured down into the trunk of the tree. I didn’t know how much until the day of its […]

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Kathy’s Coopered Jewelry Armoire

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  The art of coopering takes what would be a flat surface and gives it the ability to move and roll. It dates back over 4,000 years, the word coming from a lower Saxon word, “kuper”, signifying one who constructs tubs, barrels and similar items. A cooper back in the colonial days was a highly […]

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My Solar Powered Clothes Dryer

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It will be ten years come fall since we’ve had a clothes dryer at home. The decision came about early on in our life off the grid, so my enthusiasm for such things was still pretty big. We had been here about a year when the clothes dryer conked out, and I had been thinking […]

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