I do not, however, love his
Over the last 19 years of marriage we have come to an understanding. As long as he stacks his
The real killer for me is when this good guy of mine actually pulls it all together and creates something wonderful and FREE. Like our new hogcienda which will go out into our pasture and house several rapidly growing market hogs. If you missed my post showing the early beginnings of this new shelter you can read about it HERE
Well, it was almost free. He did have to break down and buy 6 long bolts for a cost of nearly 10 bucks. The rest of the recycled, up cycled, side-cycled materials came from:
My sister Marys basement remodel a decade ago
Our back deck remodel 2 months ago
Our son Coltons porch remodel earlier this summer
Our niece Tina's old barn lost in this past springs tornado
Our goat barn. Steel roof put on 15 years ago and removed with barn demolition last month
Steel beams found on our property when we bought the farm in 1995.
You'll note that entrance is now from the short side whereas last years model the entrance was from the long side. This will allow hogs to burrow back deep into the shelter when weather gets really interesting. It will also keep the shelter dryer as less snow will be able to infiltrate the interior. With only two more sides to close up we should have hogs in residence within a week.
And you know what that means don't you? Yup, happy hogs make great tasting meat. Like this
And some of this too
Gotta go. Time to make supper.