Sunday, August 28, 2005

Daily Farm Photo: 8/28/05


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3 comments:

  1. Cool, very industrial farm chic :)

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  2. Any idea what that ring was used for?

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  3. Hi Clare,
    Didn't you know? I'm the Assistant Farm Stylist--right below Mother Nature. : )

    Hi Pablo,
    That ring (which is about 9 inches in diameter) is off a small wooden barrel that probably originally held nails.

    Our little valley was once home to a thriving sawmill industry. At one time, there were 40 families living down here. There was even a school. There is a large sawdust pile in our front field where the sawmill was. I use the sawdust in the garden. Our house is the only one that remains--most of the others were destroyed at one time or another by flood. The older portion of our house is a log structure that was once the general store.

    There are several of those rings kicking around the farm. Joe puts them to use doing things like holding fenceposts together. I hang them on a wall and call them Art. : )

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