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foot valve stand

foot valve stand

Everyone has a block laying around the cottage so I put it to good use. Made from aluminum so it won't rust! I know sell the online, just google foot valve stand

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Deer Dome

Deer Dome

Sadly my deer dome (which was featured in a recent issue - April, I think), did not survive the winter. I thought that its wispy structure would not attract a significant snow load, and that winter winds would pass right through. As the attached photos show, I was wrong. Does...

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lazy dayzy

lazy dayzy

This is an electric powered muskoka chair for 2,made for liesurely cruises around the lake, usually in the early morning,It was salvaged from our storm damaged paddle boat and powered by a electric trolling motor, its amazing how close we have come to see wildlife without...

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Simple plant waterer

Simple plant waterer

Avoid stooping for lake water with this invention

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Easy dock removal

Easy dock removal

How one cottager gets his dock out of the water

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A simple boat shelter

A simple boat shelter

The neighbours joke—in a good-natured way—about Frank Wunderlich’s “Muskoka Boathouse.” But what the shelter lacks in elegance, it more than makes up in convenience. “I wanted to get the boat to an area that was dry and clean,” says the cottager from Haliburton’s...

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A wakeskate power winch

A wakeskate power winch

How one cottager started wakeskating without a boat

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Docking assistant

Docking assistant

Help for solo boaters

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Wheelbarrow chair

Wheelbarrow chair

How one cottager lounges after lugging

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Plastic-bag drying rack

Plastic-bag drying rack

How one cottager found a way to quickly dry reusable food bags

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