Tag: maker

Re-Making MakeICT

I belong to a cool nonprofit that is a community of makers. Last year, we bought an old elementary school as our new building. There was a lot of work to be done. We have some bumps in the road because of COVID-19 and… Continue Reading “Re-Making MakeICT”

Finishing the Lockers

If you recall, we bought some lockers at MakeICT a few months ago. Many things came up and they sat unfinished by the Quonset Hut. We have a few more to finish. We start with one like this. Then the Husband grinds off the… Continue Reading “Finishing the Lockers”

Rough Linen

Totally not an ad, but definitely a recommendation. When I first moved out to a homestead, my best friend sent me a great pinafore for my indoor/outdoor work.

It’s Always an Adventure With Us

So the Husband and I are members of a non-profit makerspace. We were fortunate enough to be able to purchase an old elementary school for the space. As they prepare the space (slowed by Coronavirus), they had some lockers that they were going to… Continue Reading “It’s Always an Adventure With Us”

Beeswax Wraps

Yet another anti-plastic post. I’m trying to be more sustainable. This one was pretty easy. There are several ways to do this, but this one worked for me, given the way I deal with my wax.

Ziplock Bags

Last night I did a prototype for washable ziplock bags.

Johnny Appleseed of Maker Spaces

Last night we hosted the “Johnny Appleseed of Maker Spaces,” Joel Leonard. He is touring the country talking to maker spaces.

New Years Intentions

No resolutions for me. Just intentions. 1. Be sustainable. I intend to go as long as possible without buying new clothes. Either sew my own, or alter the ones that I have to fit. I intend to take care of the garden and livestock,… Continue Reading “New Years Intentions”

Christmas With Prairie Peacock

So my good friend Catharine (Prairie Peacock on insta) and I had our annual gift exchange. We are both crafty sorts. I started a blog so I could show my projects, Catharine started insta to show her soaps.

Expanding our Carbon Footprint

One of the downsides to living out here is that it is a long drive to anywhere. We have a more or less fuel efficient Subaru, an ancient Honda that sips gas, and Big Blue, a 1993 Ford F-150. Paid $500 for it. Worth… Continue Reading “Expanding our Carbon Footprint”