Monthly Archives: January 2016

Welding Fun

I have wanted to weld for awhile now. Well my brother in law bought a wire feed welder from Harbor Freight so I went over to play.  Before we go any further, I have never welded, ever. I have watched … Continue reading

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Powered Up, Kind Of

In the previous post I mentioned that one of my projects had been wiring up an outlet for the chicken coop that can be plugged into an extension cord.  I finally got it installed. First I drilled a hole slightly … Continue reading

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Lots of Projects

As I think I have mentioned I have been tinkering with a lot of smaller projects since the completion of the chicken coop.  One of them, and the most current, has been an electrical outlet for the coop.  Since the … Continue reading

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Free Range Chickens, Mostly

Our chickens have free range of our property, and sometimes they even leave our property, although not much.  But when there is snow on the ground, the chickens become significantly less adventurous.  It is to the point where they step … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Sorry that I have been AWOL for awhile.  To catch you all up… We had a great week of Christmas, with one exception, all the kids got sick.  Fortunately it was a quick hitting, quick disappearing bug so it cleared … Continue reading

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