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How to control mosquitoes in your backyard

How to control mosquitoes in your backyard

Mosquitoes are a part of spring, summer and fall but that doesn't mean you have to resort to staying inside. For many years now, we have been experimenting with various ways to control the mosquito populations on our 1-acre property. Some years were more successful...

2020 Bees and Honey

2020 Bees and Honey

We're excited to say we have bees this year! But since we did not have bees last year, we do not have any honey at the moment. The bees are hard at work making this year's harvest. Also check out their stylin' hives, freshly decorated for the year.

The Leopold Bench (order for 2022)

The Leopold Bench (order for 2022)

UPDATE 7/27/2021: We have had requests for Leopold Benches shipped outside of our local area. Due to their weight and size it would not be economical to do this. They will be available for local pickup only (zip code 19382 area). Also, due to some other construction...

Bluebird Bird Houses

Bluebird Bird Houses

I built these birdhouses back in 2016 to see if we could attract some birds to nest in them in our yard. There is one in the front by the driveway and one in the back yard. They work great! Sure enough, every spring a bird couple moves in, sets up a nest and raises...

Tiger Maple Corner Cupboard

Tiger Maple Corner Cupboard

Brandon built this tiger maple corner cupboard in 2006 as an addition to the dining room to showcase dishes, pots and beer glasses. Hand built including dovetail drawer joinery, salvaged antique wavy glass, mortise and tenon joinery in the doors, and hand planed door...

Cherry Dining Table

Back in 2004, Brandon received a request to build a dining table for some friends. The table would be built to meet specific dimensions, with two wings that could be added to accommodate full-house family visits. We collaborated on design and hand selected curly...

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