Category Archives: Mississippi

Woodstove

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After years of freezing my arse off in the shop in wintertime, I decided to kill three birds with one stone.  By taking an old 55 gal. barrel that was laying around and converting it into a woodstove, I’ll be … Continue reading

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Delta Sunset

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This photo was taken just a few days after purchasing my Canon 7D back in 2012.  I had forgotten about the shot until I found it while rummaging through old photos on a backup hard drive.  We see lots of … Continue reading

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Summer in Mississippi

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If there is one thing that embodies or defines the spirit of summer in the south for me, it is the simple tomato.  Gardening is in my blood, a gift from my dad.  The same garden plot outside my kitchen window has produced food for … Continue reading

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On the trail

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This morning we woke to another unseasonably cool summer morning.  A cold front moved through the area back on Monday and brought north winds that delighted us all.  Until, that is,  the unrelenting force of the Gulf of Mexico realized the error … Continue reading

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Spring Pics

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Whistling duck wading in wetland  This morning, Claudia and I walked the wetland trail.  The tall grass on the trail was wet with dew, making the walk a bit uncomfortable for us.  That moisture was just what the doctor ordered for … Continue reading

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Paddling Panther Swamp

This morning Claudia, Domino and I paddled Deep Bayou in the Panther Swamp National Wildlife Refuge.  An unseasonably cool morning prompted us up early to get in a quick paddle before starting the days work activities.  We saw a lot … Continue reading

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Rustic coffee table made from sawmill slabs

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Previous posts described the sawmill slabbing attachment in detail. http://barrackfarms.com/wordpress/lucas-sawmill-slabbing-attachment/ Here we have a rustic coffee table design made entirely from slabs cut with the sawmill last summer.  After rough cutting with the chain saw, the curves in the base … Continue reading

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Oak workbench

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After 3 years in storage, some of the first white and red oak I processed through the sawmill has been converted into this variation on a traditional workbench design for woodworking.  It features a super heavy “L” shaped end vice … Continue reading

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Tables for Sale

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I’ve currently got a good selection of air dried oak (red & white) and hickory slabs, large beams and lumber for your woodworking projects . Please contact me at barrackfarms@gmail.com if you are interested in purchasing wood. I’ve included some … Continue reading

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Lucas Sawmill Slabbing Attachment

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The Lucas sawmill is first and foremost a circular blade sawmill.  Mine uses a 21″ diameter 3/16″ thick 5 tooth blade to rip trees into 2×8″ and smaller boards.  However, here I’m using an attachment that Lucas offers called the slabbing … Continue reading

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