Solar Kiln Wood Dryin’
Jim Birkemeier’s solar kilns keep his energy costs way down. The large windows are made from clear thermal poly film, the same material used in greenhouses.
Fall Leaves: Blow, Vacuum And Mulch!
Kids are back in school, the air has gone from hot and humid to crisp and cool and the leaves have changed from green to enchanting shades of orange and...
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Growing A Hop Co-op Business
Beginning with a handful of friends, the Hop Co-op is now the first choice for local home brewers in the know.
Make Your Own Bodger’s Charcoal
Rather than let scrap go to waste, turn it into charcoal to smoke meat using a smoker assembled from scrap junkyard parts.
How To Keep A Bad Back In Good Shape
After 30 years working as a mechanic, Mark Crespo’s back isn’t doing well. A blown disc was surgically removed, and even minor missteps can put him out of commission.
9 Tips For Building A 700-Square-Foot Cabin for $3,000
Common-sense advice from Ted Moews, who built a dream cabin himself.
How To Win Big At Country Auctions
Whether it’s a used tractor or a classic gun you're after, use our expert guide to come out on top of the heap!