Ah, firewood. The unending chore of an Alaskan homestead. But thanks to a chinook, this chore was much easier than usual! Ever heard of a chinook? And not the helicopter… Read all about the Alaskan Chinooks here!
There is nothing in the world like sitting next to a blazing fire reading a book or chatting with family. The warmth is unique, the flames almost mesmerizing, and the whole experience evokes feelings of comfort. Heating wood is a time honored classic, and modern standards have made this home fuel source an amazingly eco-friendly […]
Easy steps for any beginner to install an antique cast iron wood stove in a detached garage.
Once in a while, every homesteader comes across the score of a lifetime. In this case, it’s an antique cast iron wood stove, perfect for The Sustainable Couple’s urban homestead. Check out this photo tutorial for a step-by-step guide on refinishing and restoring a cast iron wood stove, to be installed in a garage.
We’ve learned that wood heat it is the most efficient way to save money and heat our home through a long, cold winter. Here are 7 tips on how to save money and heat your house with wood
When I need to get rid of sensitive documents… with a paper brick maker, I can reuse my shredded paper and come away with a fuel for camp.