hewing logs





12/14/2011
Adzes and broad axes have been used for centuries in log cabin building. Learn a bit about what these tools do and how to use them.
2/23/2009
Using horses rather than tractors may turn out to be the greenest way to farm.
1/29/2009
Yes, it's possible to harvest trees from your own property to build a timber-frame structure. But here are a few things to consider before you decide to go ahead.
5/24/2013
Start your own mushroom garden using hardwood logs. It's so easy, a beginning homesteader can do it!
11/12/2008
Growing mushrooms can be easy if you get expert advice and stay on top of your mushroom log's needs.
11/20/2008
Sauté mushrooms in some butter for a quick and tasty treat.
5/8/2012
Salvaging logs is always a challenge-- but finding buried treasure in it always makes it worthwhile. This salvage job came after the land had been cleared by the owner, and the best lumber pick over buy a logger.
2/3/2012
How to work with a sawyer when cutting your lumber
3/22/2012
Here is a description of some of the pruning tools and techniques for pruning trees for future sawlogs.
11/6/2008
Try doing something different this winter by growing mushrooms. It's entertaining, and it provides you with an edible treat!
3/22/2011
Restoring a heritage log cabin is not something to embark on on a whim, but it can be one of the most rewarding things you'll ever do.




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