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Machine guy's machine guy is finally machining!

So I’ve hired a machine guy. I was really just looking for the machine to rent, but all I found was with an operator. I’m not complaining, machine guy’s machine guy is good at machining, he knows what he’s doing and he’s doing a good job. 27 more words


9 Tips for Building a Backyard Pond

Backyard ponds filled with exotic fish and tranquil waterfalls are a beautiful addition to any landscape. In our previous blog, How to Build a Backyard Pond in 10 Simple Steps… 685 more words


Book Review: Dig!

Andrea Zimmerman and David Clemesha, a husband and wife writing team, created the board book Dig! about Mr. Rally, his faithful dog Lightning, and their five digging jobs. 105 more words

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Consider Options Before Diving into a DIY Pool Project

If you’ve been thinking about challenging your DIY skills and installing an in-ground pool this summer, consider first whether or not your time, effort (and talent) might be better served on different parts of this kind of project. 644 more words




A backhoe, also called a rear actor or back actor, is a piece of excavating equipment or digger consisting of a digging bucket on the end of a two-part articulated arm… 8 more words

Amtrak train struck backhoe at 106 mph; 2 killed on track

CHESTER, Pa. — An Amtrak passenger train was going 106 miles per hour in a 110 mph zone when it struck a backhoe sitting on the same track, killing the backhoe operator and a track supervisor, federal and local officials said Monday. 560 more words