Author Archives: Robert

A New Project, with a Little Crazy.

Our neighbor has been really nervous about a giant water oak between our houses for a few years now. It has dropped several limbs on her house and caused a fair amount of damage. It’s the one at the bottom … Continue reading

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Tree Limbs Should Stay on Trees

Last night, we heard a loud, earth shaking crash while we were cooking up some gulf shrimp and Brussels sprouts for dinner. We went outside to find that a ten foot branch thicker than my leg had crashed down into … Continue reading

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Build a Custom Two-Tiered Flower Planter – DIY – Add Curb Appeal

Cost, Equipment, and Skills: This project cost $230 in materials and dirt, plus another $80 in flowers from the farmer’s market. We used a mitre chop saw, a drill/driver, a circular saw, a level, a staple gun, and a sawzall. … Continue reading

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