The Walden Effect: Farming, simple living, permaculture, and invention.

Stair tamer

using stair tamer to load the car

The room we had for our recent vacation had a 400 pound dumb waiter that made staying on the third floor easy and fun.

It's called the Stair Tamer. Invented by Ricky Edwards you can buy them from his welding shop in Shiloh North Carolina.

He also sells a 1000 pound model that would make loading hay bales in a barn loft a lot easier than the old fashioned method.

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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.

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