Cedar Birdhouses

Springtime and the birds need a place to nest… Previously there were three houses on a pressure treated post, that configuration lasted about 9 years before the post rotted through and toppled over destroying the rotted houses. Those houses were…

Workmate Dropleaf #79-021

The Northern Illinois Steam Power Club’s annual threshing bee has a flea market as part of the activities.  Last year I purchased what appeared to be a small Workmate, and at the bargain price of $5.  The plastic bits look…

Review: CRKT Tool

Manufacturer: Columbia River Knife & Tool Model: CRKT Tool Web: CRKT Place of Purchase: Amazon Cost: $26.86 Overview I have a Leatherman Skeletool, it’s used on a daily basis, works great and is well made (in the USA).  There are…