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Feed and Tack Room

Discussion in 'DIY - Do-It-Yourself Projects, Construction, Etc.' started by baymule, Jan 25, 2018.

  1. Sep 22, 2019
    frustratedearthmother

    frustratedearthmother Sustainability Master

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    Me toooooo! Starting with butchering. Need to fill the freezer back up!
     
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    Mini Horses

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    butchering roos has been on my radar...5 young ones from Spring hatch -- gotta go! Just hard to get a day that I'm home & weather is cool....it's coming slowly. They are in a pen, at least.
     
  3. Sep 22, 2019
    baymule

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    I've got 7 or 8 young roos to do...… :\
     
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  4. Sep 25, 2019
    baymule

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    Today we got the cut edges of the wood latch pieces smoothed and rounded. I tried the sander borrowed from a neighbor, too slow and not enough progress for the work put into it. So I got a 2x6, set it on saw horses and put a cinder block on it. Made one for DH and together we rubbed the cut corners.

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    It came out pretty good. No more sharp corners. This piece has a rounded corner and a sharp corner so you can see the difference.

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    My husband suggested that we paint the doors a medium to light gray. It will match the tin and the color of the dust. Smart idea!
     
  5. Sep 25, 2019
    frustratedearthmother

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    Country ingenuity at its finest!
     
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  6. Sep 25, 2019
    Lazy Gardener

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    YOU USED A CINDER BLOCK TO ROUND THE EDGES? INGENIOUS! I'LL FILE THAT AWAY FOR FUTURE REFERENCE. WHEN I DON'T CARE ABOUT FINAL CONTOURS, I USE A SHARP KNIFE. OTHERWISE, I'D USE THE TABLE SAW WITH THE BLADE ANGLED.
     
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  7. Sep 26, 2019
    Lazy Gardener

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    I wonder what grit a cinder block is?
     
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  8. Sep 26, 2019
    Lazy Gardener

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    Why does a genious do ingenious things?
     
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    Mini Horses

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    :lol: depends on which side of the block you use and if it's been broken.
     
  10. Sep 26, 2019
    Lazy Gardener

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    I would think that if it's been broken, it technically becomes a file.
     

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