Thursday, August 02, 2012

Woolen Mill Anyone?

Heads up everyone, there is a complete Wool Milling set up offered at auction this Saturday, August 4th, west of Cambridge, MN.
Details are here:
http://www.strombergauctioneering.com/index.php?subp=1&sct=1566&pg=ap&pid=28318&ap_sub=fp

I went to check it out with my friend Deb the other day. It's HUGE and heavy.  Requires a 32' x 48' building.

There's the carder, circa 1918...

And the picker...along with a convertor and two big bins.  One for feeding the fiber into the picker and one for feeding the picked fiber into the carder.  Shown with a batt roller, but it comes with a roving attachment too.


Lambs on the Way! And chicks, poults and ducklings.

Well, we will have some lambs after all. And they're due right when I'll be out of town teaching up at North House. It was a cold a...