Firewood Cover, Homemade Sawmill, and Other Country Lore
A Connecticut reader who made a firewood cover from old stair runners and a Tennessee man who assembled a homemade sawmill are two of two dozen reader-submitted ideas in this ongoing country lore feature.
In order to build a log cabin on his woodlot, Pete Peterson first built a homemade sawmill from spare parts.
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A Georgia woman learned that sauerkraut worked well to clean a stained porcelain teapot.