One of the best things about living on a farm is the sense of continuity that comes from seeing and adding to the work of generations.
My wife’s family has always had a gift when it comes to building; electrical, automotive, construction, even aircraft maintenance. The level of competance can be seen at every turn, and it’s sometimes breathtaking. If you’re not careful, it can even be a little intimidating.
…And then you come across something that reaffirms the fact that everyone shares the learning curve.