The Dishwasher

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Tim and I had been talking for months about getting a new dishwasher. Our old one, the third or fourth in a line of portable dishwashers that stretched back almost a decade, was getting progressively worse, and had finally hit …

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Mini Project: Scratch Ladder (Scratch Roof Access Preface)

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I have been building the Walther’s Merchant’s Row II  in HO scale for a friend, and the roof has been giving me fits. Frequently – and very much so on my table-height layout – the roof is the most-visible aspect of …

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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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