When my folks were cleaning up to move, I inherited five reels of old home movies. With the state of technology now such that it’s easy for the home user to do video editing, I thought now was the right time to have the video converted to a digital format.
Posts from ‘September, 2008’
I was getting tired of paying $30 a month (after my one year discount rate of $15 expired) – and a slow connection only resolved by releasing/renewing the DHCP connection daily – for the privilege of Verizon DSL. I got a tip to try DSL Extreme, and so I made the switch, for $15 a [...]
Back in 2002 or so, I had a bicycle retrofitted with S&S couplers. These allow the frame to be split into two pieces and disassembled into a small enough package to escape oversized baggage charges for air travel. While this sounded like a great concept at the time, in practice assembly and disassembly time each [...]
With time running out before winter, and with a cabin in need of an exterior paint job, a deck needing to be stained, and a driveway needing resealing, I decided to hire someone to do the work.
Our current cabin was built in 1955. Rather than a crawl space made up of block walls (as was the case for our former cabin built in 1963), ours is made up of cripple walls. These are walls built with vertical 2×4 studs between the floor joists and the foundation. Although they are adequate for [...]
I went to use my Husky H1506F air compressor last weekend. When I saw that it wouldn’t get higher than 25 psi pressure, I knew there was something wrong. So when I called their technical support, they were thinking it was probably a damaged valve plate. They asked me to open up the compressor and [...]
The photos showing the rest of our cabin are on our rental site. In addition, here’s a few more old vs. new cabin bathroom photos, as it is hard to figure out the layout from the photos in the previous post. Here’s a couple of old photos:
It’s been a while since we remodeled the kitchen and bathroom in the cabin. But now I’ve finally gotten around to getting the photos posted. Scroll the mouse over the old photos below to see the new ones.