First Gully Washer Since Finishing the Dam

| May 24, 2010

I’m sure the dam will hold ….. but, you never know.  All went well and a few trees went over the dam.  Two got stuck on my deflector  log.  I plan to improve the deflector log.  More and more of the tail race is washing out.  All is good.

Dressing the Stones

| May 21, 2010

The old furrows (Grooves from center to outer edge) were getting too wide due to years of dressing (Sharpening).   So, I had to remove about 1/4 in.  from the face of each stone.  Then, cut new furrows.  I used diamond blades and it took 3 weeks (It is fresh water quartz – harder than glass). […]

Camp for Wood Carvers (CNC) in Bridgeton

| May 10, 2010

Rob Jones sponsored his 2nd annual wood carving camp in Bridgeton.  This is a special computerized (CNC) machine and they all learn and share info.  Here they are eating at the Bridgeton Mill Snack Shop.

Leo Planting Flowers

| May 7, 2010

Leo from the Country Store in Bridgeton has volunteered to do the landscaping around the covered bridge.  The association only pays the wholesale cost for the flowers and other ……. stuff.  Here he is watering.  He has to go down to the creek and fill the sprinkling cans.  The place looks like a state park […]