Building a Fence in the Russian Village… (Photos)

Trying to pace myself, but the good weather will hold only so long and I have to get it done. I have to accomplish the roadside part of the fence this year. Next year I will have a chainsaw, but this year, I just have a pruning saw and it works. I cut posts and cross posts and then I put Sammy the Russian Volga to work and make her earn her keep. I try to get Boza to help, but he just falls asleep in the road…

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Sammy is better than that… 🙂

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This is one pile of posts and I walk around the forest and when I find a tree that has fallen over and is seasoned at least a year. I try to cut a post out of it. The forest is full of these trees and they are just the right size for a fence post. This pine forest is telephone pole type pine trees and the smaller ones trying to grow, just do not make it amongst the big ones…

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There is one above, just waiting to become several posts, in the middle of an unused logging road…

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This last photo is the gateway to our home. I installed a small gate in the back fence around the home and am using the back field as a drive way. I will build a wooden double swing gate, that latches in the middle. I still have to dig and install the gate support posts, with cross members and such. I plan on making the gates heavy and solid. I think we will put up chain-link around the whole place by next year…

Next year, half of this field will be a huge vegetable garden and I am planning on planting an orchard of some type of fruit trees in the other half. Cherries do good and Black Current does fantastic, have to wait and think about it for now. We have to become self-sufficient, for it looks like the world is getting ready to explode and Sveta and I need to be ready to live and protect what we have. I am trying to convince Sveta to let me build a small mother-in-law type home on the land and then we would have enough comfort for her whole family…

Have a nice day, for I sure will! Got to go, I can not get any posts cut sitting here typing an article…

Post by Kyle Keeton
Windows to Russia…

P.S: If I could just get Boza to help…

About Кайл Китон

A survivor of six heart attacks and a brain tumor, a grumpy bear of a man, whom has declared Russia as his new and wonderful home. His wife is Russian and she puts up with this bear of a man and keeps him in line...Thank God for my sweetie and Russia...Кайл Китон