Category: Homesteading

A New Bench/Picnic Table for the Veranda

By , May 24, 2017

When I built the new veranda last autumn (see The Deck’s Finished) I knew I’d need to put off building furniture for it till spring. I just finished building the main bench, which folds out to become a picnic table.

I found these plans for the project on Buildeazy.com. I bought the plans so I could print them and haul them around the homestead with me till I completed the job. Besides, the designer is also worthy of the hire.

bench that folds out to picnic table

The new beach seats three, or one space hog (Photo: Sarah A. Zeiger).

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Dry Cabin

By , March 18, 2017

I returned home on Thursday. In true Zeiger Homestead fashion, I arrived in town in the early afternoon, but because of an evening event at Aly’s work, and a late crossing tide, I wasn’t able to really reach home till after dinner in the evening. Since my return, I’ve become a bit water-obsessed.

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