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Wednesday, November 30, 2011

He's gotta keep busy.

Upper Deerfield Twp,  NJ

With the playhouse finished and delivered, Leonard is searching for more jobs.   He loves to work.  Not working is not an issue when we are traveling and sight seeing.  It especially is not an issue when we are on NOMADS projects.    However, sitting here in NJ for almost two months is more than he can bear if he is not busy.

The last few days he was happily better securing the rack on the back on the rig where we keep our portable generator and small charcoal grill.

We bought the rack at Cabelas in SD last year.  It came with only one arm going into the rigs receiver.   It was by no means secure enough.  The weight of the load would cause it to bounce and eventually bend downward.   The fix was two additional arms, which he added last fall.   This week he changed out to bigger receivers and arms to make it even more secure.

With that done he was searching for today's project.   AHA!    We've talked about adding shelves to some of our cabinets.

This one holds our DirecTV receiver.  When it sat on the bottom we had to keep the door open to allow it to receive the signal from the remote.   Now it sits on the shelf and the signal goes through the glass so the door can be kept closed.

Once that was done - let's see about this cabinet.

Much neater:

Okay, let's do another one!

From this,

To this,

The larger cabinet that previously  held the paper cups, towels and plates is now almost empty.    We will think about what we want to do with that one.

I had a Dr's. appointment this morning (not sick, just to get prescription renewed).  While gone, Leonard straighted all food cabinets and tossed outdated stuff.  They look great too.

He's now thinking about what he can do next.   He is making good use of the shop he built when we lived here and now belongs to daughter and SIL.   As I said, he is the happiest when kept busy.  The man loves to built, fabricate, weld, etc.  He calls it fun.


Judy and Emma said...

I wish I knew someone like Leonard!

Nan said...

Could you send him my way?

Kenny And Angela's Adventure said...

Nothing like a boy and his toys!!

Elaine said...

excellent job...what to do next?? Send him here!!!!!! I have lots he can do...

FULL-TIMERS...OCT. 17, 2009 said...

Good job Leonard. Boy do you guys have the Styrofoam cups...LOL

Laurie and George said...

Way to go, Len! I like what you did with those cabinets. Guess I'll need to let George look at those pictures!

Happytrails said...

Wow! We could all use a Leonard! Those cabinets look great!

JoJo said...

I used to have a guy like that. It beats the ones who sit and watch TV News all day. :) I sure wish mine was still around to do all the things that need doing. I try but they sure don't look like the stuff he did.

Rick and Paulette said...

Great work, Len! Sure hope Paulette doesn't see this post or my days in the swimming pool are over!!

Donna W. said...

Ok Phyllis now that you have all the girls jealous....what number in line am I?

Donna K said...

Two words...CLONE HIM!!

ain't for city gals said...

Maybe he should check into renovating little vintage travel trailers...I have a few posts about them on my blog.