Total Teardown of our Solar Power System – Switching from Flooded to AGM L-16 Batteries

Our solar power system has been working very well for us for the past five or more years.  It has washed our clothes, cooked our food, boiled some of our water, kept the lights on, charged our devices, powered our internet connection and, occasionally, even thrown off some heat here and there. Of course, so … Read more

The End of an Era – Selling the Sawmill a.k.a. How to Dismantle a Woodmizer LT10 Sawmill a.k.a. New Beginnings

If I recall correctly, last year I only cut two or three beams on the sawmill.  I didn’t have any big projects in mind, but did have some large logs on the skidway.  One of the largest was a huge birch that had blown down previously, and Grandpa helped me to portion it off and … Read more