How many lists have you seen of “Homesteading Skills?” There are so many little things that make up the way of life we refer to as homesteading or sustainable living. It seems that each area requires a skill or knowledge base in yet another area. We are not out to do it all or mark […]
We have wood heat for winter. While looking for something else in the “Free” advertisements, we stumbled upon this jackpot. Take a look at what else we’ll be using it for.
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 have always wanted to learn how to make beautiful objects from lumps of metal. So when I heard about a workshop which offered advice on ‘How to set up a blacksmithing workshop’ I jumped at the chance. This post describes what I found out and what happened on the course.