We finally had the opportunity to go to our property and we have never been so happy to see dirt! Everything looks so different with the promise of Spring!
All in all, we were amazed by the amount of heat that the cast iron gives off. It was about -3° outside and we could barely stand near it when it was burning hot!
We finally completed the restoration project on our 1941 Findlay’s wood stove! See photos from then and what it looks like now!
We remodelled a 1987 Jayco pop up camper and turn into our little off the grid camping haven!
From rusty with holes to sealed and beautiful! This 1941 Findlay wood stove gets restored!
Everyone’s view on what “off grid” is will differ from person to person, and we realized that when we launched this blog. So what is our off grid dream anyways?
After a fun trip to Home Depot and $300 later, we had everything we needed to start insulating our off grid trailer to prepare for cold Canadian winter nights!
Completely Gutting A Trailer in Under 3 Minutes We were so excited to start the remodel on our 20’ 1988 Sunray Trailer this weekend, but as we tore more out and uncovered what was under all of the wall panelling, it became obvious that we were going to have to completely gut it down to … Continue reading Completely Gutting A Trailer in Under 3 Minutes
We finally completed our off grid trailer plans! Trying to make a 8’ x 20’ space comfortable and efficient for two people and two dogs is difficult enough! Add in the off grid aspect and it can take an entire pad of graph paper over several weeks!
We are starting to prepare for the off grid life and were lucky enough to have this beautiful wood stove gifted to us from some dear friends (click here to see pics!) https://youtu.be/tF_FR7BxTr0 It is a 1941 Findlay Favorite Box 28 Cook Stove that hasn’t seen the light of day in many, many years. It … Continue reading Wood Stove Restoration Part One – Removing Rust