Making your own stepping stones can save you tons of money on your hardscape for your your space. It’s time consuming, but simple to do. You can have a patio that’s unique and beautiful for liven up your yard or garden.
I needed to sharpen my chain on my Husqvarna 450 Rancher…. like really needed to sharpen it. It was feeling a bit dull a couple of weeks ago when I dropped an old walnut tree for my mother in law. Then, I went and did that tree beehive cut-out, and that did it. By the […]
Tools and the act of building out a toolbox were a right of passage in my family. My grandfathers were both tradesmen – a welder and a naval diesel mechanic – and my father is a plumber. The ability to work with your hands was almost a requirement from the womb. All of these men […]
Learning new skills and how to do things for ourselves is a HUGE part of our lifestyle. Another big part of our lifestyle is sharing our knowledge with others. Today, the Mountain Man takes you into his smithy and shows you how to hand forge your own steel flint striker.
I love making my own soap! Besides the well-known fact that commercially made “soaps” are filled with toxins that may contribute to cancers, estrogen/other hormone issues, and skin sensitivities, I just love the creativity of making my own SAFE soaps just the way I want! When you make your own soap, you get to decide […]
Every farmer has his (or her) favorite shovel. What do you do when the handle breaks? Don’t buy a new one. Save yourself some money (and your favorite shovel) by fixing the one you’ve got. Here’s how.