Life off the grid in the SW Texas desert. An experiment in sustainable living. NUMBERS AT THE END OF EACH BLOG POST: temp at 8PM,high temp,low temp,rainfall,wind conditions(CalmBreezyWindyGusty).
Monday, April 15, 2013
Broke out the ol' fresnel lens today. Attempted to melt about an ounce of sterling silver with it. Just a little too much haze in the sky...only reached 1100°. Had to resort to a propane torch to get it liquid. Finally formed my first .925 nugget. Topped off the day with a great visit from new animal loving land owners - Kenneth and Chris. They just closed on some property north of me. 72,94,51,0,B,0