TIMBER LAND AS AN INVESTMENT

TIMBER LAND AS AN INVESTMENT

With all of my recent work and education on forest management practices, I've become increasingly exposed to the business of timber. Most of the anecdotal information I have read from timber owner's blogs, the occasional article, or such is that unfortunately it generally is not a good investment...

SOLID WOOD BENCH

SOLID WOOD BENCH

A solid wood bench... perhaps a unique and simple use for a downed tree that sat around too long to be approved for structural use? This gets me thinking about other interior uses of "left-over" wood on the property: cut-off ends from longer sections, trees with too much sway, trunks with some...

DIGGING UP LOCAL WELL LOGS

DIGGING UP LOCAL WELL LOGS

Wells... important stuff on an island... relatively limited aquifers, potential for salt water intrusion near shorelines, longer recharge times. And in our case, we will need to make a decision between installing a well or hooking up to city water lines that are available on two different sides of...