Do it Yourself (DIY)

Home Do it Yourself (DIY)
Nowadays, not many folks forage for food anymore--and especially not mushrooms. There's a lot of mushrooms out there that are poisonous, after all! For many beginning foragers, the risks involved can make them hesitant to try. Even if you've read lots...
It's Winter, and many of us are starting to plan our Spring gardens. When funds are limited, however--you may constantly be asking yourself, "What's the best thing to invest in?" Should you shell out for concrete blocks to build raised beds, or...
In the old days, people often used a sun dial to tell time. Modern generations may not even know what the heck that is. Kinda like a record or an eight track. You mean you had to have a...
Everyone loves a fresh smelling home. But many of us don't want to breathe in harsh chemicals. Well, this handy how-to provides us with a beautiful and natural alternative in our ever-so-useful mason jars! Here's what you need to get...
What have I done? I made the decision to move out in the sticks of Texas hill country in July of 2016. Ever since I made this choice, I have asked myself that question only once, and it was when...
Shipping pallets are super-popular with DIYers. It's a great, eco-friendly building material that is extremely versatile. Here's what you need: Pallet Hooks and screws Paint, letter stencils, sponge brush (Optional) Sandpaper Right angle ruler Ruler or tape measure Pencil Safety glasses Circular Saw Cordless Drill Screwdriver Get the full how-to VIA One...
This is Ted with Raven Rock Eco Village. He shows us how the chicken tractor is set up and describes how they have the chickens rotate between pastures, right behind the cattle. Joel Scalaton Method. Get the book here on...
Building a fire from hand-cut wood is no longer an exhausting process.  No kindling? No problem!  This kindling splitter allows you to cut your own kindling with easy. Simply set up the Kindling Cracker Firewood Splitter, insert the log you...
One thing you'll learn quickly when you start keeping laying hens, is that no egg comes for free! What your flock eats directly correlates into the quality and quantity of eggs they'll produce for you. I want to take good care...
There is a traditional Persian dessert called faloodeh, made with thin rice noodles, topped with a near-frozen syrup of sugar, rose water, and lime juice. It's been around since the 13th century--long before modern refrigeration technology was a thing. But wait...