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Our First Columbus Day

Yesterday was my first ever Columbus Day.  Until I saw the kids were off school, I had forgotten Columbus Day even existed.  It’s not really up there in the pantheon of great American holidays and, quite frankly, nor should it be.   827 more words

How to process black walnuts

So, black walnuts, hey, that’s a Minwax stain, right?  No, though your hands may look like you’ve been playing with said stain after you’re done!  Black walnut is a type of tree that produces a hard nut with a meat inside.  472 more words


Fall 2014 newsletter

The temperature may be dropping, but the beat goes on here on The Quarry Farm. Click on the newsletter cover over to the left and keep up with what’s happening in the pavilion, the sanctuary, the Red Fox and on the trails. 14 more words

Northwest Ohio

File Cabinet Progress & Resawing

I’ve been steadily planing away at the pieces for the file cabinet and have now milled the top and bottom and the two sides. For the back I have a piece that is approximately 13″x20″x5/8″ and the cabinet itself will be closer to 22″H x 17″W x 16″D and so it’s not big enough to be used as one piece but it’s really too thick for that anyways. 538 more words

Furniture Design

Playing Catch-Up

This weekend has been about a lot of little things. I haven’t been in the garden much the past few weeks as there isn’t really much to do right now. 285 more words


New Cutting Boards ... And One Like New

One last batch of cutting boards finished before the 4th quarter craft fairs begin. These, and many others, will be at Mrs M’s booth this weekend. 281 more words