Wednesday, December 31, 2008
It doesn't take long to heat the place up now. We have the downstairs RSF furnace and the new Osburn wood heater upstairs.
The animals have a new favorite place to lounge about. And my daughter, Sara, when she visits. I still have a bit of work to do around the chimney. Installing a collar around the pass through chimney and putting some polish on the Osburn, and painting the OSB that I leveled the floor with. Oh and installing a metal railing around the kitchen side of the stove. A future project is putting down a barn wood floor. I have enough old fir in the buildings that wrap around the trees and a couple of spare planer blades.
The wind was blowing hard from the East last night and I will have to unwrap the skidsteer and plow out the place. Then I plan on humping the deconstruction material over to the burn pile. A lot of the old pine wall covering will get turned into kindling.
And then we'll try and stay awake until midnight to toast in the New Year.