A paint can forge is a great first forge to figure out of blacksmithing is for you. It is inexpensive to make and will work for small projects. You can use a propane torch to heat. It will be too small to work medium and larger sized pieces of metal.
The short answer is no, you should not forge your first knife from a lawnmower blade. Instead of using a found lawnmower blade, use 5160, 1084, or 1070. I will go over the reasons in this article, along with other basic blacksmithing tips.
Fractional weights are great for doing small increases in weight, especially when attempting a PR or when using dumbbells. However, fractional weights are much more expensive per pound, and even more expensive to ship. DIY Fractional weights on the cheap will elevate your routine.
Florida is the most humid state, as well as one of the hotter ones. Due to the unique climate, Florida offers some specific challenges, as well as benefits that make vermicomposting worm selection important to be successful. Which worm species is best? This guide will help you find out.
Not sure what kind of composting worms you have? If you think it may be an African nightcrawler, here are some descriptions and tips to help you find out and start vermicomposting.
Picking the best vermicomposting worm will depend on your specific situation. The answer is not always the red wiggler worm!
Not sure what kind of composting worms you have? If you think it may be an Alabama Jumper, here are descriptions and tips to help you find out and start vermicomposting.
Not sure what kind of composting worms you have? If you think it may be a red wiggler, there are descriptions and tips here to help you find out and start vermicomposting.
Why purchase empty flip-top bottles when you can purchase a beverage that comes with one?
Black soldier fly larvae (BSFL) and red wiggler worms are popular to use as compost scraps. But which is better? As with most things, it is not a simple answer, and each option has its pros and cons.
Yes! It is possible to grow hops in Florida (zone 9b) for brewing beer. Here is how I managed it, as well as some lessons I learned.
Selling or recycling your old cell phone gets you little or no money. Instead, make easy, nearly passive income every day with apps for your Android or Apple smartphone.
A tutorial on building a charcoal blacksmith forge from an old propane grill. We will make a simple pipe tuyere forge from a discarded grill, a metal fence post, and a few inexpensive materials.
Extreme couponing is a great way to be more frugal with your money, and helps connect with your husband or wife if you recruit them. It is also relaxing.
An explanation of the fuels you can use for your forge, focusing on the pros and cons of, and which is right for you. Charcoal, coal, or propane, plus an often overlooked alternative, induction.
Are "fresh from the nest" chicken eggs better than store-bought eggs? Cage-free, organic, farm-fresh, free-range—all buzzwords to get you to purchase expensive eggs. Are they really any better?
Asian Tiger Mosquitoes are spreading, and are more aggressive than normal mosquitoes. Their bites leave itchy red skin, and spread disease. Controlling and repelling them in your own backyard is key.