Blogger Steve Maxwell offers tips and a video explaining how to choose and use a router table.
While livestock and gardening are part of homesteading, it's not all there is. At its core, homesteading is about learning new skills to increase your self-sufficiency.
Should you do it yourself or hire a chimney sweep to clean your chimney?
You can build your own industrial-chic reclaimed-wood table with only a few hand tools, spending about $120 on copper pipe.
By Brian Kaller
Cultures around the world wove boats: Tibetans floated in Ku-Drus of woven wood and yak skin, Eskimos lashed sealskin around their long umiaks, Arabs traversed the Tigris and Euphrates in quffahs, and the Celts of the British Isles — Irish, Scots and Welsh — had an amazing variety of coracles for fresh waters and curraghs for the sea.
A thrifty homesteader from Oregon transformed an old, junky camper into a snug hen house.
After you read this handy tip, you’ll never need to buy expensive BBQ wood chips again.