Author Archives: Ed Stembridge

Buckboard Wagon

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Years ago on our farm in IL, I acquired several old horse-drawn implements for yard art, one of which was an old flarebox wagon on steel.

Post Frame Shop – Backfill

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Since I’ve been held up waiting on materials, I spent three very full days last week backfilling around the shop and doing other yardwork with Beth (filling in low spots and sowing grass seed). Since I have a surplus of dirt, I also offered to fill in low spots in both adjoining neighbor’s yards. My missing steel panels arrived this morning,… Read more »

General Principles

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“The general Principles, on which the Fathers Achieved Independence, were the only Principles in which, that beautiful Assembly of young Gentlemen could Unite…And what were these general Principles? I answer, the general Principles of Christianity.” ~John Adams, to Thomas Jefferson, June 28, 1813

Post Frame Shop – Wall Steel

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It’s been two months since the last update on the shop building, and it’s definitely starting to look like a building now. After finishing the girts, I had a little more framing to do, including the overhead door jambs and backing for the soffits.

Wise Words

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“I have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. It is of immense value, strength, confidence and that’s why I’m able to remain fully committed to the idea that what is supposed to happen will happen when it’s meant to.” ~Rush Limbaugh

The Greatest Poet

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I would love to write a story, Of life that never dies. Of love that’s never ending, That soars above the skies. Oh to be the one, Who wrote the happiest song. Of love that’s never ending. Of love that’s never wrong. Men can write a poem or rhyme, But none could ever tell; How life goes on forever; In… Read more »