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HOW TO MAINTAIN AXES & CHAINSAWS E-HANDBOOK

Rockwell Stevens
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There is nothing more satisfying than using a good tool in top condition, and a fast-cutting axe or a sweet-running chain saw is perhaps the best example. Even the best axe must have a little loving c…

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There is nothing more satisfying than using a good tool in top condition, and a fast-cutting axe or a sweet-running chain saw is perhaps the best example. Even the best axe must have a little loving care. Born sharp as any cutting tool must be, it must stay sharp. A dull axe is a dangerous axe in addition to being one of the most ineffective of tools.

This e-handbook shows you how to keep your axes and saws in good condition for years of use, what safety gear to use and a list of selected firewood. This list includes hardwoods, softwoods, how well these woods split and the amount of smoke they emit. Chapters in this e-handbook include:

  • Axes
  • Bow Saws
  • Chain saws
  • Characteristics of Selected Fire Wood

A great resource for proper maintenance tips on axes, bow and chain saws. 34 pages.

INSTANT DELIVERY ITEM: When you order this e-book* we will provide you with a link for the e-book on the confirmation page. Simply click on the link and save the file to your computer — no more waiting for delivery or paying expensive shipping and handling fees.

*E-Books are Eco-friendly! By supporting digital products like this one you help conserve resources and energy that comes with printing standard books. Order your downloadable E-book and start reading today!


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HOW TO BUILD FENCES E-HANDBOOK

James Fitzgerald
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Next to the wheel and the plow, the fence ranks high as a major landmark in the progress of civilization. Historically, it was such a simple tool and yet it gave man the enormous capability of making …

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Next to the wheel and the plow, the fence ranks high as a major landmark in the progress of civilization. Historically, it was such a simple tool and yet it gave man the enormous capability of making boundaries, separations, edges, and limits. For the first time, a man could organize his geography and the things in it. He could keep things in and keep things out. He could contain his livestock, defend himself with barriers, and define his territory.

This e-handbook concerns itself principally with the practical aspects of fences. Basic indoor planning steps and an equal number of outdoor planning steps are needed to keep you away from mistakes or miscalculations in building a fence. Chapters in this e-handbook include:

  • How to Plan Ahead
  • How to Construct a Legal Fence
  • How to Avoid Fence Post Problems
  • How to Choose the Right Type of Fence
  • How to Select the Right Tools
  • How to Use the Best Construction Technique
  • How to Construct Workable Gates
  • How to Build Safely

A must-have reference for anyone wanting to build a fence. 35 pages.

INSTANT DELIVERY ITEM: When you order this e-book* we will provide you with a link for the e-book on the confirmation page. Simply click on the link and save the file to your computer — no more waiting for delivery or paying expensive shipping and handling fees.

*E-Books are Eco-friendly! By supporting digital products like this one you help conserve resources and energy that comes with printing standard books. Order your downloadable E-book and start reading today!


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HOW TO BUILD COLD FRAMES E-HANDBOOK

Charles Siegchrist
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A cold frame is nothing more than a box of boards set on the ground outdoors and topped with a second-hand storm window, but its simplicity belies its usefulness. In addition to expanding the length o…

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A cold frame is nothing more than a box of boards set on the ground outdoors and topped with a second-hand storm window, but its simplicity belies its usefulness. In addition to expanding the length of the growing season, a cold frame can increase the types of produce you can grow.

Involving a day's work with readily available materials and simple hand tools, construction of a cold frame is quick and economical. This handy reference shows you how to get started. Chapters include:

  • Selecting a Site
  • Foundation
  • Materials
  • Preparations
  • Assembly
  • Using the Cold Frame
  • Soil For the Cold Frame

With the help of this e-handbook, you can build your own cold frame and start enjoying an extended gardening season. 36 pages.

INSTANT DELIVERY ITEM: When you order this e-book* we will provide you with a link for the e-book on the confirmation page. Simply click on the link and save the file to your computer — no more waiting for delivery or paying expensive shipping and handling fees.

*E-Books are Eco-friendly! By supporting digital products like this one you help conserve resources and energy that comes with printing standard books. Order your downloadable E-book and start reading today!


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HOW TO BUILD EASY COMPOSTERS E-HANDBOOK

Nick Napes
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Gardeners who compost save money in many ways. Compost contains nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium, plus trace nutrients that plants need, so it reduces the need for purchased fertilizer.

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Gardeners who compost save money in many ways. Compost contains nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium, plus trace nutrients that plants need, so it reduces the need for purchased fertilizer.

The plans in this e-handbook offers instructions on how to build easy compost containers and how to use compost. Chapters include:

  • Plans for Compost Bins and Boxes
  • Selecting the Compost Pile Location
  • Ingredients for Compost
  • Stuff to Keep Out of Compost Pile
  • Composting Without a Pile

With the help of this handy resource, you can start your own compost pile. Your plants will love you for it! 36 pages.

INSTANT DELIVERY ITEM: When you order this e-book* we will provide you with a link for the e-book on the confirmation page. Simply click on the link and save the file to your computer — no more waiting for delivery or paying expensive shipping and handling fees.

*E-Books are Eco-friendly! By supporting digital products like this one you help conserve resources and energy that comes with printing standard books. Order your downloadable E-book and start reading today!


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HOW TO BUY AN OLD HOUSE E-HANDBOOK

Sara Pitzer
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If you're looking to buy an old house to fix up, this e-handbook helps you look beyond the romance and whimsy of an old house to determine, realistically, what is likely to go wrong and what it would …

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If you're looking to buy an old house to fix up, this e-handbook helps you look beyond the romance and whimsy of an old house to determine, realistically, what is likely to go wrong and what it would take to make the house livable.

With this valuable resource, you can learn to tell if a foundation is sound, the plumbing works, or the kitchen needs remodeling. Seek an expert opinion when you've decided you really want a particular house but aren't sure about a particular feature. 35 pages.

INSTANT DELIVERY ITEM: When you order this e-book* we will provide you with a link for the e-book on the confirmation page. Simply click on the link and save the file to your computer — no more waiting for delivery or paying expensive shipping and handling fees.

*E-Books are Eco-friendly! By supporting digital products like this one you help conserve resources and energy that comes with printing standard books. Order your downloadable E-book and start reading today!


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HOW TO BUILD A POND FOR FOOD AND FUN E-HANDBOOK

D.J. Young
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The farm or homestead fishpond is slowly gaining recognition for being a multi-valued asset. It can provide fish and recreation for the entire family. It can also be a source of water for irrigating t…

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The farm or homestead fishpond is slowly gaining recognition for being a multi-valued asset. It can provide fish and recreation for the entire family. It can also be a source of water for irrigating the garden, the orchard, watering cattle and even water for firefighting in case of an emergency.

This e-handbook provides diagrams to convert natural ponds into productive fish ponds and how to find and build man-made fish ponds. Chapters include:

  • Selecting the Site
  • Clearing the Pond Site
  • Using Existing Ponds or Small Lakes to Build a Fishpond
  • Types of Fishponds
  • Constructing New Fishponds

A well planned and constructed fishpond will pay for itself in time It will add to the economy by furnishing food for the family, as well as providing recreation. 32 pages.

INSTANT DELIVERY ITEM: When you order this e-book* we will provide you with a link for the e-book on the confirmation page. Simply click on the link and save the file to your computer — no more waiting for delivery or paying expensive shipping and handling fees.

*E-Books are Eco-friendly! By supporting digital products like this one you help conserve resources and energy that comes with printing standard books. Order your downloadable E-book and start reading today!


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HOW TO BUILD A SMOKEHOUSE E-HANDBOOK


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In recent years dozens of commercial smokers have appeared on the market, most of them expensive, hard to clean, and none of them more efficient than a homemade smoker.

This e-handbook teaches you how …

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In recent years dozens of commercial smokers have appeared on the market, most of them expensive, hard to clean, and none of them more efficient than a homemade smoker.

This e-handbook teaches you how to make a simple smoke box or barrel or a strong, tight smokehouse that will endure for decades. It also discusses the three basic ways of curing and/or smoking meats, fish, and poultry, hot smoking, cold smoking, and curing and smoking.

Why not build your own smokehouse or pit and start enjoying the savory, succulent taste of smoked meats? 36 pages.

INSTANT DELIVERY ITEM: When you order this e-book* we will provide you with a link for the e-book on the confirmation page. Simply click on the link and save the file to your computer — no more waiting for delivery or paying expensive shipping and handling fees.

Mother Earth News Wiser Living E-Handbooks are packed with practical information, innovative ideas and creative projects right at your fingertips. By supporting digital products like this one you are helping save millions of trees a year. Order your downloadable PDF and start reading today!


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HOW TO BUILD BAT HOUSES E-HANDBOOK

Dale Eva Gelfand
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Why, you may be asking yourself, would anyone want to build a bat house? Bats rid the world of billions of insect pests every night, and they act as pollinators and seed dispersers for many different …

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Why, you may be asking yourself, would anyone want to build a bat house? Bats rid the world of billions of insect pests every night, and they act as pollinators and seed dispersers for many different plants. An excellent way to make neighborhoods attractive to bats is to provide artificial habitats to augment the decreasing natural ones.

This e-handbook helps you understand these winged creatures, their habitat and how you can help. Chapters include:

  • The Benefits of Bats
  • Bats and Human Health
  • Attracting Bats
  • Bat-Proofing Your Home
  • Bat House Construction
  • Bat House Plans

This important resource dispells the myths about bats and shows you how you can give back to these creatures that do so much for us. 36 pages.

INSTANT DELIVERY ITEM: When you order this e-book* we will provide you with a link for the e-book on the confirmation page. Simply click on the link and save the file to your computer — no more waiting for delivery or paying expensive shipping and handling fees.

Mother Earth News Wiser Living E-Handbooks are packed with practical information, innovative ideas and creative projects right at your fingertips. By supporting digital products like this one you are helping save millions of trees a year. Order your downloadable PDF and start reading today!


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HOW TO BUILD EASY BIRD FEEDERS E-HANDBOOK

Mary Twitchell
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Birds delight, amuse, and confound us with their antics, habits, and avian operas, and they are extremely beneficial as well. They eat weed seeds, wood-boring ants, gnats, flies, agricultural pests an…

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Birds delight, amuse, and confound us with their antics, habits, and avian operas, and they are extremely beneficial as well. They eat weed seeds, wood-boring ants, gnats, flies, agricultural pests and more. Birds need water, food and safe shelter where they can raise their young.

This informative e-handbook helps you determine what type of birdfeeders and seed to use in order to attract a variety of birds. Chapters include:

  • Finding the Best Location
  • 10 Tips for Building the Best Bird Feeders
  • Platform Feeder
  • Tin Can Feeder
  • Suet Feeder
  • Hummingbird Feeder
  • Suet Log Feeder

Also included is a list of materials, tools and illustrations to help make your backyard a bird sanctuary. 36 pages.

INSTANT DELIVERY ITEM: When you order this e-book* we will provide you with a link for the e-book on the confirmation page. Simply click on the link and save the file to your computer — no more waiting for delivery or paying expensive shipping and handling fees.

Mother Earth News Wiser Living E-Handbooks are packed with practical information, innovative ideas and creative projects right at your fingertips. By supporting digital products like this one you are helping save millions of trees a year. Order your downloadable PDF and start reading today!


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HOW TO BUILD COLD STORAGE FOR FRUITS & VEGETABLES E-HANDBOOK


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Do you want to save on what could be wasted garden surpluses and lower food costs? Try storing food the natural way, in storage rooms and root cellars, in pits and trenches, or even in the garden.

This…

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Do you want to save on what could be wasted garden surpluses and lower food costs? Try storing food the natural way, in storage rooms and root cellars, in pits and trenches, or even in the garden.

This e-handbook shows you where and how to build an underground root cellar, cold storage in you basement and pits or trenches in your garden. It also has important information on the proper storage for a variety of fruits and vegetables. Why not keep large quantities of food that is cheaper, less work, and far more energy-efficient than canning or freezing? 29 pages.

INSTANT DELIVERY ITEM: When you order this e-book* we will provide you with a link for the e-book on the confirmation page. Simply click on the link and save the file to your computer — no more waiting for delivery or paying expensive shipping and handling fees.

Mother Earth News Wiser Living E-Handbooks are packed with practical information, innovative ideas and creative projects right at your fingertips. By supporting digital products like this one you are helping save millions of trees a year. Order your downloadable PDF and start reading today!

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