Tool Review: RIDGID R350PNA 3-1/2-Inch Palm Nailer
Iron and wood
Me (Nik) and the kids put together a little pipe and wood firewood holder shortly after the fireplace was installed.
Looks like winter’s here
A slimy slushy dump of snow meant that the summer tires on the truck were mostly useless. You know when you slide backward and can’t even steer in reverse it’s gonna be a good time.
Milly learning how to make cookies. She did it all by herself and no one complained of any egg shells!
A story worthy of its own soundtrack
Throughout the entire sell and build process we were dealing with the alternate storyline of some piano drama. It was a great day when the new (to us) piano was brought in and Dana and the kids could get back to praising, playing and practicing in our new living room.
Weighs about 77 years old
Grampa Old providing some steadying to the counters as the backhoe lifts them off the trailer.
My Mom called us while we were in Africa, telling us that her and Dad had gone up to the house on a whim to see how things were progressing. When they opened the door the house was full of smoke, and orange embers were glowing in the kitchen ceiling. The insulation crew had knocked […]
Where’d my screws go
Sorting through this bucket of screws was fun. As was trying to avoid the dirt that flew out of the drill the first few times it was used after this.
Swing and a miss
This is either the first or second attempt at a drilled well (third time was the charm). Casing snapped off at about 175′ down and this oatmeal-like grout was used to fill it back in. Had I realized what was going on, I would have used it for a free geothermal loop, but hindsight is […]