Monthly Archives: April 2014

Foam “Bluffs”

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With the table finished, I added the first layer of foam. Olin wants a river with a bridge, so the base layer needs to be built up a bit so there’s room for banks. I put 1 1/2″ foam insulation …

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DIY:Train Table Edition

I tried to resist this whole model train thing as long as I could. Olin has loved trains, model trains, lawn mowers and anything/everything mechanical/accessible as long as he has been alive. Once we invested in “expensive” (ie model HO …

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The History of Olin’s Trains

This was originally going to be the introduction to the train table entry, but it got long enough to be its own story… Olin is a train fanatic. He could only say “choo choo” for most of the first three …

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Compost ‘Bin’

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My project for today was to put together a compost bin for the garden. I thoroughly believe that the cheaper, the better (as long as it gets the job done) so I invented a plan Daddy-style (i.e. whatever I could …

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