DIY, Homesteading, & Home Improvement

HOW TO CHOOSE A JIGSAW: A Detailed Power Tool Sort-Out

Jigsaws are an under-appreciated power saw, for sure. They’re safer than many other saws, they can handle everything from hardwood to plate steel, most take a wide variety of blade options, and jigsaws let you cut curves. Click to learn about the fine points of choosing a jigsaw you’ll stay happy with for years of use.

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CHEAP & AMAZING LUMBER: Tips & Plans for Building Fine Furniture from Construction-Grade Wood

  UPDATED 7Feb2020 + video: Cheap lumber meant for framing houses is the least expensive source of wood, and some of it also happens to be great for building fine woodworking projects of all kinds. Hard to believe? Perhaps, but it’s true. Even experienced woodworkers are […]

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HOW TO PREVENT ENVIRONMENTAL PERFECTIONISM: Too Much “Sustainability” Isn’t Sustainable

Are you feeling guilty about the environmental impact of your life? Are you having trouble reconciling your ideals for sustainability and the realities of making it happen around you? I have a personal story that might bring wisdom, perspective and […]

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Enter to Win a DEWALT 20V Cordless Compressor

On March 3, 2020 one lucky winner will be chosen to receive a DEWALT 20-volt cordless air compressor & battery and charger. Sign up for the newsletter so I can notify you as winner.