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I had a dream. There was a group of us chasing down a pack rat (a wood rat). Three of us had shovels. One woman finally cornered the rat and dispatched it. Whew!

Then I woke to the scritch-scratchy sounds of a rodent. It sounded like it was in our bedroom. Paul heard it too, which is how I knew I was no longer dreaming. Ew.

Then, we found that one of our rat traps in the main part of the house had succeeded in dispatching one of them. Nice.

Mike and Violet skinned it. They admired it's health and how the fur didn't have any bare patches like some of the urban critters they had dealt with in the past.

Look away if you're squeamish, or hope you can unsee this somehow if your are - will try to see if this gif load in here.



Attached is a pic of its gorgeous pelt. Violet said she's like to use it for mitten cuffs.



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wow! this is an awesome looking pelt indeed. How is she planning to process it? (Maybe I should start a new thread)
 
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Nice knife! The pelt is good too, how did it taste?
 
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Rick and Adrien, I created a new thread about small animal pelts and copied the pictures and questions there. Mike and Violet said they'd be happy to answer questions though they are out doing projects and not on the computer much, so it might take them a bit.
 
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Hanging up one of the teepees today. You can see the batchbkx burner in the background.
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Sofia and Jesse judging the only real way the quality of their mallets
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A couple of pictures of the shaving horse I made today. This is my first solo woodworking project here. We just need to put in a pin for an axle and its done!

The block the angled board is resting on is the ends to one of the posts on the new wofati.
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Modern art disguised as a table:
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And Sofia's less artistic, but more structurally sound table:
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These "three amigos" are toms that run together in their own little posse. They were patrolling the top of the hugel berm out my window last week.
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