We don’t get an awful lot of free time on the farm, but when I do settle in for the evening I’ve been known to burn my free time up perusing the internet. It’s pretty easy to get sucked down one rabbit hole or another, but the ones that have captured my attention are the DIY projects that go from start to finish in about 3 minutes and 28 seconds. If only, right? When I saw one that required a chainsaw and a welder to build a live edge table I was intrigued. I happened to have a big maple log down in the woods and a pile of steel tubing in the shop – both perfect for the job. Coincidently the video appeared on the same day I received a couple samples of IMI magnetic welding squares to test for Home Fixated. It almost seemed pre-ordained. Read More
So I have three all-time favorite smells:
1) Fresh cut grass it’s so rich and alive.
2) Believe by Britney it’s so floral an… um… I mean steak grilling on charcoal it’s so meaty and good.
3) Metal burning it’s so primal and rough.
Now that I’ve divulged more about my life to you than any other group of strangers I’ve ever had a chance to mentally scar; check out New England School of Metalwork in Auburn, Maine. Started in 2000 they are a non-profit educational school that covers every aspect of metalwork. Read More