power tools





9/22/2015
Air compressors can be used for just about anything on your homestead but they don’t have the best reputation for going green. Here’s what you need to know. These valuable machines are used in many factories, small businesses and even in homes, and making sure yours is efficient can cut down on emissions and your energy bills at the same time.
12/5/2013
Steve shares 11 years of his experience with the newest mainstay power tool in the world, and offers three free chances to win an impact driver.
9/10/2013
A recent trip to Vietnam presents an opportunity to study people-powered devices and transportation.
6/3/2013
An upcoming inspirational documentary, “Beyond Off-Grid,” that strives to motivate people to return to the old paths, includes self-sufficiency experts from around the country. A MOTHER EARTH NEWS blog prompted the producer to contact us.
1/26/2013
Making the most of a winter walk to home.
1/10/2013
We haul our water from the river - walking water!
12/26/2012
The thrill continues living in our handmade house.
12/12/2012
Ode to our hand saw...why we choose to live without power, and what we've accomplished by hand.
7/6/2012
Setting weld parameters is now easier than ever with the Miller Auto-Set elite feature.
8/2/2011
Blount, the world’s largest manufacturer of saw chain, announces the launch of the new OREGON PowerNow 40V MAX* Cordless Chainsaw.
2/5/2011
Steve Maxwell, “Canada’s Handiest Man”, guides an inquiring homeowner on how to find the right circular saw.
10/14/2010
Black and Decker.com provides project advice, community features and much more.
5/13/2009
DIY projects are great fun and can save money — unless you end up in the emergency room.
5/4/2009
Rechargeable tool packages use the same battery to power multiple tools: saws, drills, drivers and flashlights. What are the benefits of these systems?




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