Best way to sharpen an axe?


| 2/15/2012 12:55:09 PM


Tags: DIY honey strainer, free e book, axe to grind, axe sharpening, oilseed radishes, cover crop, quick hoop, , Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton,

grinding a Chopper 1 axeI finally got around to sharpening my favorite Chopper 1 axe by taking it to our neighborhood hardware store. There's some good comments on the danger of aggressive grinding that might help those who have never tried such a task. I've considered buying a grinder to do this on my own, but learned the hard way when I was a kid that grinding is a one way street, and ruined a cheap, Chinese star before I knew any better.

cover crop oil seed radishesAnna has an update on a new cover crop we've been experimenting with called oilseed radishes. An easy way to add organic matter to your garden while keeping the weeds under control.

5 gallon DIY honey strainer from food grade buckets 

 

One of our DIY projects this past week was a 5 gallon honey strainer. A cheap and easy way to filter out your wax.



 




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