New Milling Saw, Makita DCS9010 – It’s a Dolmar!

Though my trusty old Dolmar 111i tried it’s best, at just 52cc and 2.4kW it just wasn’t quite up to the task of ripping Australian hardwoods. It was slow going and the little Dolmar worked very hard and I was afraid I’d soon kill her. It was time to start looking for a bigger saw…

Building Our Bush Cabin – Part 2

Part one left off with me having a beer and enjoying an evening by the camp fire after finishing off the ground floor bearers. I can sit for hours staring into the flickering flames, perched under the stars with a beer, or perhaps a port if it’s chilly, in hand. Some time went by before…

Building Our Bush Cabin – part 1

We’ve been camping on our bush block almost every available weekend now for a few years and have gradually progressed from cheap dome tent (above), to nice big canvas tent (which you can kinda see in the background of the other pics) and now an old 1969 Bedford bus converted to a motorhome (I might…