We had no idea that my little woodworking adventure would turn out so successfully, and that I would keep accumulating tools like some women accumulate expensive handbags. Those have to go somewhere.. And the scraps/leftover wood? Who would have thought that there would BE so much?!
And using the back patio? Yeah, can't happen.
This is what everyone sees when they look out my back door, too. Embarrassing!
There are just so many things wrong with that whole set-up.
(not to mention the geckos that snack on the crickets who nest in the gap between the patio and the house - this guy's dead, and he's still there because Mr. Goats
We have a decently sized area next to the house, that you can't see unless you walk that way. Which means that, if we ever
So this past weekend, Mr. Goats and I killed all the plants on that side of the house
Moved all the crap away (I'm still gonna have to find something to do with the smoker... crap)...
And cleared most of the rocks.
This was the end of Day 1. I know it's hard to grasp the sheer amount of crushed granite rocks over there, but the previous owners of this house must've gotten a really good deal... because they were 8-12" deep in some areas.
Day 2 was spent marking off the new site, and leveling it out.
Laser levels come in SOOOOOO handy (my step-dad gave me this, and I would have never thought it would help me out so much!)
And by end of Day 2, my 8'x10' work site is all cleared and level!
Now, if I can ever get off my lazy bum, my goal for today is to have a date with a tramp..
After I have another cup of coffee :-)
What'd you guys do over the holiday weekend? And major projects? Tramping? Or tamping... whichever...