firewood





2/11/2016
Learn to choose the right-sized wood stove, manage your firewood and light, and maintain quality fires to heat your home with wood.
4/15/2015
Those who garden know that weeding is often essential to growing good vegetables or fruits. In a forest, sunlight too is a limiting factor. By knowing which tree to cut and which to leave, forest health can be improved. Cutting for firewood can serve as an incentive to "weed" on the ultra-perennial scale.
4/6/2015
Cutting firewood in the winter opens time for other activities during the short summer and fall seasons.
3/6/2015
Before beginning construction on their new home, this couple is taking steps to prepare their land for their impending move-in by planting perennial natives, building some walking trails, cutting firewood to dry, and more. They’re having a blast!
11/5/2014
Cam Mather tries out a battery-powered chainsaw at his off-grid homestead in Ontario.
10/28/2014
Kinetic log splitters have taken the log-splitter market by storm. But how much do you know about these lightning-fast, hyper-efficient machines? Check out these surprising facts about kinetic log splitters.
9/15/2014
Make a winter checklist to follow in preparation for winter in the mountains.
6/17/2014
How having a rhythm and routine assists in accomplishing difficult tasks.
3/31/2014
The best way to start a fire in your woodstove.
3/19/2014
If you’re considering buying a new log splitter, you may have begun to debate whether you want an electric log splitter or a gas-powered model. What’s the difference? DR Power Equipment has some useful insight for you.
3/19/2014
The basics of using a woodstove to heat your home.
2/7/2014
Use materials at hand—stumps, logs, railroad ties, and sawmill slabs—to build a firewood log deck that takes the effort out of lifting the logs, and holds them at a convenient height for splitting.
1/31/2014
Review of a great axe made by Vipukirves.
1/27/2014
While the snow's flying, this is a good time to plan your garden rotation, order seeds, preheat early spring garden areas, and more.
1/17/2014
Splitting firewood is a heavy-duty, daunting task, but this video shows that it doesn’t have to be with the use of this ingenious log splitter.
1/9/2014
Building a fire to stay warm? Use these ‘best burn practices’ to minimize smoke & protect your health: www.earthgauge.net/?p=17955
10/15/2013
We love our lifestyle and all the hard work that is associated with this lifestyle is just a small part of it.
10/3/2013
MOTHER EARTH NEWS Associate Editor Thaddeus Christian discusses the best firewood for your wood-burning furnace so you can enjoy wood heat all winter.
7/11/2013
Using a hot summer day to grow the winter wood pile.
1/28/2013
Even after 15 years, Cam still loves heating his home with wood that he cuts himself.
9/17/2012
Splitting firewood has changed over the lsst 40 years. A sharp chain and hydraulic splitter make all the difference in the world.
7/11/2012
Porch building tips along with deer pressure notes and golf cart pickup bed instructions.Throw in a 5 foot high chicken wire fence and a rare appearance from a normally camera shy cat named Strider and you've got an idea of what we've been up to.
6/3/2012
How we persist until our 11 cords of firewood is accomplished and then re structure our lives.
5/16/2012
How big a woodlot would I need to heat my home with wood for the entire winter?
4/24/2012
Cam describes the zen-like state he achieves while splitting firewood.
1/17/2012
Cam enjoys a magical walk through a winter wonderland while cutting and hauling firewood.
11/18/2011
Steve explains how one practical guy invented a way to burn pellets efficiently without an expensive pellet stove
11/10/2011
Cam hates to see good scrap wood go to waste and so he cuts it into kindling and has even started selling it!
10/31/2011
Learn how to sharpen your chainsaw properly with a file and guide
7/17/2011
Firewood, the major yearly task when you heat with wood.
7/17/2011
Firewood, the major yearly task when you heat with wood.
5/11/2011
A short lesson and video on stacking firewood in round piles
4/25/2011
Cam loves growing his own heat!
1/28/2011
Steve Maxwell, Canada’s Handiest Man, provides tips on splitting firewood for home heating via woodstoves or fireplaces.
12/29/2010
Providing the firewood to heat his home has become a pleasurable hobby for Cam Mather.
12/20/2010
Being in control of your own home heating.
10/19/2010
You can cut and trim trees with a chain saw, then load long lengths of trunk or major limbs onto a firewood processor, and operate the controls while the machine cuts firewood into uniform lengths and splits it.
12/4/2008
Trees are beautiful and they are useful as sources of food and shelter, and for building and using as fuel.




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