The Little Things

I’m not sure if you aware, but the lumber industry is in quite a state, still trying to recover after the shut downs of covid. What this means, of course, for people who build and renovate or do construction, is that supply is not meeting up with the demand for lumber. Things like plywood are marked up double from what they were pre-covid. And regular beams (or 2x4s, etc) can cost as much as triple.

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Dyeing Fabric

In an effort to not spend money needlessly, I’ve been making sure to try to mend or upgrade current clothing options when needed, instead of buying new. But, deep down, I also find this to be a fun task. It’s like a puzzle, how can I make this clothing work? Can I turn it into something else? Can I alter it? Add new buttons? Add patches?

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