The Fun Stuff

Bret welding fittings inside the kettle.  Don’t shut the lid 😉 Now this is progress.

Hard place to live…

Sheep being herded up the mountain needed some persuasion by the ranchers to get them were they’re going.  That cowboy got his exercise that day.

Welding! Now we’re talking!

Bret Hasbrouck, and old friend from hear in the valley, happens to have gotten into high quality sanitary stainless welding, and not a moment too soon.  He’s done all the welding on the project, including the scratch built distillation column.My dad Eric after setting the column. Good work Bret.  Outdid […]

Landscaping… Because we have too.

Bentonite layed out by Armondo and Shawn. When in a stone yard, lay stone! Bontonite down for the pond.  To be used for cooling the processes and to make the fire department happy. Trees, gravel and equipment.

What to do what to do?

Now we just have to make all this work.  No problem.  Just give me a minute… or two…


The one thing my dad knows how to do is just about everything.  Laying block just happens to be one of those things.  Alcohol spill containment areas are being blocked up in this case.

Water Works

Jeff McNamara the water engineer nee deep in thought, and piping.


Wings has either got so much energy he can’t even stand it, or he is so out he could pass for dead.  No in between.

Off to Oregon

a     At Wandering Angus Hard Cider factory in Salem, OR.  I needed a copilot for this one.  My dad Eric Vogelman after we strapped on the ferment tank.  I think I’m done with the long cross country drives for now.