How Tough is a Ford Ranger?

Where we live in Australia the weather can be funny. We won’t get a drop of rain or a breath of wind for eight months, and then this happens: Squashed flat. I honestly thought that this was the end of my Ranger, (which has been my favorite vehicle I have ever owned), but no, the…

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Mini-build: Woodshed

Our only heating in the farm house is a wood fire and so it is important to keep a stock of ready to burn wood on hand. I had been out cutting up a fallen tree and had more than i could store in another location. I knocked together this wood shed in under an…

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48-Hour Living Room Renovation

My girlfriend is long suffering. She has to put up with me, and all of the crazy things I put her through, and she does so with… tolerance. So when she booked herself to go and visit family for the weekend I decided it was time to try and do something nice for her… so…

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We Built a Dirt-Cheap Walk-In-Wardrobe

We had just moved into the farmhouse and had to make it livable very quickly. Whole sections of the house were unusable, lacking floor coverings, broken external windows, sagging ceilings and apparently most importantly, no storage for clothes and shoes! The farm house is over 100 years old and has been empty for a few…

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We Bought a Farm!

We bought a farm.Cost a bit, needs heaps of work and have almost certainly bitten off more than I can chew. Farm house is dilapidated, fences are broken, sheds are falling down and the whole place is overgrown. But… We bought a mother-freaking farm. So much space, so much freedom.  Let the fun begin.  Introduction…

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