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squishy

Mountain climber
Nov 3, 2012 - 07:10pm PT
too bad you didn't have the year on that...I love stuff like that, good find!
Edge

Trad climber
New Durham, NH
Nov 7, 2012 - 09:22am PT
A friend who attended one of my drum making classes dropped by last week with a fresh deer hide. I spent an hour or two scraping fat and membrane off the inside, much to my dogs delight, and then placed it in a vat of water with garden lime. Yesterday the skin was sufficiently swollen for de-hairing.

Removing the hair.
Removing the hair.
Credit: Edge

I now have to neutralize the ph, rinse, and stretch it on a frame to make rawhide for Native American style hand drums. I just recently shipped out three drums, and have two more for sale on etsy.

17" elk rawhide and western red cedar drum.
17" elk rawhide and western red cedar drum.
Credit: Edge

Shaman drum.
Shaman drum.
Credit: Edge
phylp

Trad climber
Millbrae, CA
Nov 7, 2012 - 11:21am PT
Great new stuff, peoples!
mrtropy

Trad climber
Nor Cal
Nov 7, 2012 - 12:12pm PT
Trails



The futute

Students and I
Students and I
Credit: mrtropy
Brandon-

climber
The Granite State.
Nov 9, 2012 - 04:27pm PT
Woo Hoo! New job!

No more piecing work together, not knowing what's next. I helped out a contractor I've known for near on twenty years on Tuesday. I was back helping him out today and was offered a job. Payroll, no 1099 like I'm used to. A few bucks less per hour, but job security is such a breath of fresh air.

The only downside? I'll be plowing snow this winter when we get it. I sold my trucks plow last year because I'm not a huge fan of it. Oh well, I'll take the bad with the good.

I accepted the offer with a caveat, I can and will still take on my own projects when they come my way.

Psyched.
Todd Gordon

Trad climber
Joshua Tree, Cal
Nov 11, 2012 - 02:14pm PT
Buiding cookies...

Reilly

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
Nov 20, 2012 - 06:00pm PT
Those bozos sold me a door that was too big!

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Credit: Reilly

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OK, not by too much...
Credit: Reilly
wilbeer

Mountain climber
honeoye falls,ny.greeneck alleghenys
Nov 20, 2012 - 06:27pm PT
[photo[photo
Credit: wilbeer
id=274742]id=274741]radiant heat/tile project just completed.on to a new porch job.glad to see you have work ,brandon
wilbeer

Mountain climber
honeoye falls,ny.greeneck alleghenys
Nov 20, 2012 - 06:28pm PT
Credit: wilbeer
wilbeer

Mountain climber
honeoye falls,ny.greeneck alleghenys
Nov 20, 2012 - 06:28pm PT
127 solder joints
127 solder joints
Credit: wilbeer
ruppell

climber
Nov 20, 2012 - 06:32pm PT
What's the source for the radiant? I see forced hot air in the floor so I'm assuming propane/oil heat and radiant fed by the domestic hot water? If you say geo we should talk.
wilbeer

Mountain climber
honeoye falls,ny.greeneck alleghenys
Nov 20, 2012 - 06:39pm PT
hey ruppell,propane fueled domestic hot water is the supply,via a heat exchanger.i have done geo thermal and solar also ,all these systems rock.my own system is ng fueled boiler w/indirect water heater.a very efficient system. cheers ,terence
wilbeer

Mountain climber
honeoye falls,ny.greeneck alleghenys
Nov 20, 2012 - 06:56pm PT
ruppell,what if i said geo?
ruppell

climber
Nov 20, 2012 - 08:07pm PT
Geo is just the best way to go with any heating/cooling system. The cost of the retrofit is high but it will usually pay off in savings within seven years(less in colder climates). Add to that the fact that the 30% tax right off until the end of 2016 and the systems make more and more sense to me.

Are you running any mixing valves off the domestic hot side?
wilbeer

Mountain climber
honeoye falls,ny.greeneck alleghenys
Nov 20, 2012 - 09:33pm PT
yes ,nys says you have to. i am really into geo myself,i cannot figure why it is such a hard sell.
steveA

Trad climber
bedford,massachusetts
Nov 21, 2012 - 08:06am PT
I have geothermal heat in my new, 2800 sq.ft., timber frame house in N.H.

I am very happy with the system, made by Hydron.

I have ONE utility bill.

My one month electric bill averages $80. That is for everything including electric range, lights, water heater, heat etc.
radair

Social climber
North Conway, NH
Nov 21, 2012 - 08:34am PT
Hi Steve A, would love to see your place!

I built this with help from some good friends over the past 3 years. Still a few minor things to finish up but I love it.
12/26/11
12/26/11
Credit: radair
Cragman

Trad climber
June Lake, California....via the Damascus Road
Nov 21, 2012 - 08:37am PT
radair...that is a snappy looking place ya got there! Nice use of lines, textures, and color!

Good on ya!

EDIT: Tell us about the tower at the ridge!
Captain...or Skully

climber
Nov 21, 2012 - 08:38am PT
Sweet lookin' place, radair.
wilbeer

Mountain climber
honeoye falls,ny.greeneck alleghenys
Nov 21, 2012 - 08:43am PT
celestorys,widows peaks are just awesome,nice look ^^.heres my own
Credit: wilbeer
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