LILAC LESSONS: Steve’s Lilacs Finally Flourish
Updated on September 22nd, 2018
UPDATED 21Sep2018: Lilacs are one of my favourite shrubs, precisely because their blooms are so beautiful and so short...Continue Reading
Is a Tankless Water Heater for You?
Updated on December 19th, 2020
VIDEO BELOW: Tankless water heaters are a popular item these days and they offer real advantages – they save energy...Continue Reading
ELECTRIC INFLOOR HEATING: A Simple & Effective Retr...
Updated on September 8th, 2018
UPDATED 8Sep2018: Nights are starting too cool off where I live in Canada, and when heat waves of the summer are just a...Continue Reading
THE BAILEY LINE ROAD CHRONICLES CHAPTER 12 – Stonework...
Updated on June 4th, 2021
This is chapter 12 in my book The Bailey Line Road Chronicles, the 30-year story about moving from the city to live a...Continue Reading
STONE HOME FINALE: Watch Video of Last Stone Being Laid
Updated on February 20th, 2020
In July 1987, I laid the first stone in what would be the basement of my homestead house on Manitoulin Island,...Continue Reading
OUTDOOR WOOD FINISHING: Favourite One-Time Treatment Now...
Updated on July 17th, 2018
The big problem with outdoor wood is that it’s more of a pain to keep finished than most people realize This is...Continue Reading
OUTDOOR WOOD FINISH: 28 Years Experience With One Great ...
Updated on July 7th, 2018
Back in 1990, I prepared my first outdoor wood finishing sample to see how a particular product actually performed in...Continue Reading
Around the Woodshop
Learn How To Build Your Own Classic Kitchen Cabinets
Updated on May 14th, 2019
If you're interested in saving tons of money building great kitchen cabinets, built-ins or a bathroom vanity, all...Continue Reading
WINDOW & DOOR TRIM: A Faster, Easier & Better ...
Updated on February 13th, 2021
Faster, neater window trim and molding installation with joints that never open up These are the advantages of trim...Continue Reading
GLOVES GALORE: Canadian Company Celebrates 100+ Years of...
Updated on January 9th, 2021
I’ve used work gloves almost every day for more than 30 years, so I was surprised to find that it took me until late...Continue Reading