Anyone – not just textile artists – can learn the fairly straightforward process of extracting fiber from the humble stinging nettle (Urtica dioica).
These simple beeswax DIY projects make for simple yet elegant gift-giving ideas for friends and family.
Build a small garden pond to enjoy the soothing qualities of water and add a diverse habitat for birds, aquatic plants and insects.
By Nicholes Ammons, Austin Furniture Repair
In general terms, refinishing refers to the act of repairing or reapplying a wood finishing coat on a furniture object. Refinishing can be applied to a variety of surfaces or materials, including metal, plastic, wood, glass with the help of varnish, lacquer, paint or wood finish. Here are five options for refinishing furniture in your home.
Learn how to build the Furo, a one person hot tub for $100. The article includes step-by-step instructions, information on materials and construction photos. Originally published as "Hot Tub Nirvana for $100" December 1995/January 1996 MOTHER EARTH NEWS.
Inspect any tractor that you intend to purchase, even if you feel that you know its history. This checklist covers safety, body, startup and more.
Use an inert growing medium and special fertilizer generated by fish with a little help from beneficial bacteria.
Joanna Will of Prairie Turnip Farm shares how she began and developed her soap business, and what she’s learned through her experiences.
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