Moment of truth. Time to confirm that it all fits.
Starting with large timbers, Dan works his magic to produce the puzzle parts of a new wall for Dave’s Barn.
The art of the Timber Framer!
Sometimes a bit of muscle is required to do fine work.
Dan knows when to apply it.
Dan is a timber framer. A friend who owns a barn required some major repair and hired Dan to make the beams and install them. Dan is very very good at what he does and it was a pleasure to watch him work over three days to complete the job.
Meticulous and accurate in his approach it was impressive to watch him work.
Lake Nipissing in the background.
Along the North Bay Waterfront.
A classic summer morning on the shore of Lake Nipissing.
Pickerel Weed flower growing in the shallow marsh around the corner from the cottage.
Looking west on Lake Nosbonsing.
The water lilies are beginning to appear.
You make do with what you have.
And it works.
It’s hard not to fall in love with this place.
A Cedar Waxwing feeding near the water.
I’m not sure that I’m really ready for my close up, but if you must, here’s my best side…
Water surface on a calm morning.