Tag Archives: cedar

From Log to Shakes – 4 photographs

This cedar log has been lying in our woods for over 50s years. His nibs cut a 20′ long piece and tractored it out of the woods. Hisnibs split the log into 4 sections and then, using a froe and … Continue reading

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A Lovely Stick

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Battens Being Added to the Cabin.

Hisnibs cut all the battens and did the first wall.  I love the look.  All cedar, smells wonderful too.

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Homemade Wood Siding

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Cedar Lumber From An Old Fallen Tree

 

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Evolution of Two Shelves (Four photos)

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Bathroom Cabinet Finished

Cedar live edge counter top with cedar door fronts and side all milled from our land.  The brass sink is from our old boat  and the taps were from the old pedestal sink that was in the old bathroom.  That … Continue reading

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Cabin Renovation – new bathroom cabinet

Hisnibs built this little cabinet out of scraps in the workshop.  The top is a piece of an old cedar that fell across our road about four years ago. Hisnibs milled it, planed it and made it to fit the … Continue reading

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Ultimate Recycling

Fallen cedar tree reborn into beautiful cedar posts that will hold our new French Doors.

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Feeding Time

Red-breasted sapsucker Sphyrapicus ruber Frequent visitor in our woods. Subspecies of yellow bellied sapsucker on the Pacific Coast.  Food: Sap, fruit, arthropods. it drills neat rows of holes in bark of trees, later visiting the pits to lick up sap … Continue reading

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New Table

Hisnibs built us a new table from a cedar tree that fell down in a storm one year.  It was all one board.  Two planks glued together.  The tapered legs were from another  salvaged cedar tree.  It’s a nice size … Continue reading

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Reborn

Death is not final all is reborn, Transfigured, delivered – a brand new form. ©Sharron R. McMillan

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My Mountain

I can see my mountain today. Dark grey ragged piece pasted to white flat paper sky light from the east spot lights the picture framed in alder and cedar. ©Sharron R. McMillan

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Holly Berries

Holly grows all over our acreage but none bear the beautiful red berries so cherished around Christmas time.   One Sunday tramp along our gravel road we came across this batch of holly growing in the sun up against a cedar … Continue reading

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Creativity

“Creativity is not the finding of a thing, but making something out of it after it is found” ~James R. Lowell (1819-1891)

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