We were finally able to get all the ribs in and, just as we were starting to add strengthening members, I noticed a mistake on one of the peaks: I had incorrectly measured, cut and used a top angle, which threw everything off. The penultimate peak is a bit higher than the rest due to […]
Maybe the beginning was when I began to consider building instead of buying. It took years to settle on the design, and I still look at other plans and think about what could be I’ve built a shed once, from scratch, for my place in Fairbanks, Alaska. It turned out okay, survived a heavy snow […]
On the 31st of March, 2019, my aunt, Lenora Rose Conwell, passed away after battling cancer for two years, outliving the doctors’ guess by a factor of 4. It was wonderful to get to spend that extra time with her Several weeks were spent helping my cousins and the rest of the family came together […]
Just over a week ago, I, along with many others, helped a friend move books from a store that was closing to her bookstore. Taylor owns Black Birch Books in Wasilla and it’s a wonderful, safe place. Sadly, the owner of C&M Books had to shut down her store due to health issues. It was […]
I was pleasantly surprised and excited to see the mailman pull up to my front door with the plans.