This is my version of a hobo stove. It can be fired with wood or be used with an alcohol or solid fuel burner as well. A hobo stove is just a stove made out of re-purposed materials to do the job.
Recreating old video console games by re purposing an old mini laptop computer and game controllers.
I put off buying one of these thermostats because I couldn't justify the need as I already had a programmable thermostat at home. Since I first saw the Nest, I liked the look and the concept and I followed its progress...
I work in the trades as an industrial electrician and I use these cordless drills every day. They stand up to the abuse of constant work with reliable long-lasting service. I am so impressed with the light weight but...
I was always told when I was growing up that I was born 100 years too late. Myself I think it was more like 95 years myself. I found this out by going to Fort Edmonton Park. This park is a living museum and it divided...
I have always loved making native crafts ever since I was a young lad. I used to make my own moccasins out of a deer skin my dad traded wood work for. I thought wearing moccasins would make me able to sneak up on...
Here is a throwback to the seventies and even earlier. Using a modified wooden spool, a crochet hook and some yarn, one can enter the world of spool knitting, french knitting or "corking". Just making the knitted rope...
Create self-contained growing environments for indoors by making a terrarium. This is step-by-step instructional tutorial on the making of a simple hanging bottle garden.
Here is an alternative to chemical laden commercial antiperspirants. This naturally formed crystal will produce results if you use it correctly and give it time.
There is something about the smell of homemade sourdough bread. It fills the house with its wonderful smell and makes everyone smile. Then the stomach starts rumbling. There are two components to good sourdough bread....
You can't beat the smell of a chocolate cake just coming out of the oven. My mouth is watering just thinking about it. Chocolate cake , for me goes back a long way. Every one of my birthday cakes has been a chocolate...
Knots are a life skill few people pick up on these days. They make your daily life so much simpler and safer. It is worth every bit of time and effort to learn a few simple knots.
Let's go fly a kite... well it is fun. Find step by step instructions to make your own kite with items found around the house. It is so easy and cheap to build, you'll be making more than one.
Simple bannock is easy to create over the campfire, but following some of the hints found within will expand your bannock cooking and enjoyment.