I am generally pleased with the performance of the acrylic as storm windows. One issue that arose shortly afterwards was that the inward air pressure caused the tape on them to pull free down the centre and they began to bulge into the room. After a short while it became apparent that I wouldn’t be … Read more
Just another quick post/tip for interested parties… I really enjoy cooking slowly with things like the rice cooker or slow cooker – you don’t have to give much supervision, and they turn out nearly perfect every time. One super easy meal that is even Kenny approved is scrambled eggs – and they are dead easy … Read more
Mark it on your calendars! Our batteries actually reached float on February 18th, 2017! Oh happy day!
I recently got a chance to do some computer work for Surecraft Plastics again and it was a great excuse to pick up some much larger pieces of acrylic to try to make a better “storm” window for the patio doors. I even was able to get them to notch the panels for where the … Read more
When we were first in the yurts, as fall deepened and we realized that the woodstove was not doing a very good job of heating the main yurt, let alone the back yurt, one of our first attempts at improvement was to purchase an “ecofan” – a small fan attached to a motor powered by … Read more
Only three windows in our cabin could be considered to be “finished” – in that they have frames completely around them. The two large upper windows in the main area, where Papa framed them in a year ago, and the bathroom, which, incidentally, Papa framed in two years ago. Makes me feel very guilty just … Read more