DIY Rabbit Lawnmower

Yeah. You totally heard that right.

Dad made a lawnmower out of rabbits.

I guess he got sick of the gas-guzzling hunk ‘o junk we used to use to cut the lawn. And, not coincidentally, he got sick of paying for rabbit feed.

Do I smell a win, win, win?

Totally.

Bunnies cut the lawn. Win.

Bunnies get fed. Win.

Bunnies fertilize the lawn. Win.  Continue reading “DIY Rabbit Lawnmower”

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What to do when doe bunnies don’t…ehem, respond?

We got our bunnies off of craigslist about three months ago. We were really hoping to have some meat and pelts by about this point. But all we’ve got is a whole lotta spilled hey and even more poop.

No baby bunnies. (That we know of…they’ve burrowed under our compost pile and we suspect they’re participating in all sorts of unsavory mischievousness down there).

We keep “palpitating” the bunnies to see if they’re “with bunny,” but can’t seem to see any signs. When we lock the buck and the doe in a cage together, he chases her around, pisses on her, and she just runs and runs.

So, we’ve got a doe problem. Continue reading “What to do when doe bunnies don’t…ehem, respond?”

DIY firewood storage free bamboo pallets

Free wood storage

The following conversation was recorded on December 26th, 2016. Dad had finished his “morning workout” and was, quite nimbly, stacking lumber beneath the shed. 

So, how much this thing cost you?

DIY firewood storage free bamboo pallets

What do you think?

Nothing.

Nothing but muscle, cardiovascular exercise, and a bit of cursing, but don’t tell your mother. Continue reading “Free wood storage”