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I have always wanted to make my own butter. I even scored an antique butter churn from a local antique store for $10. I just never had the heart to use it. Then I found this great article using Lehmans butter churn. Find the great article here: http://adventures-in-country-living.blogspot.com/2012/04/churning-butter-with-lehmans-best.html
We see these pallet projects around the internet often. I was looking for something a little different. I wanted tasteful projects that would fit a homestead environment and they had to be simple! I see projects sometimes that seem to be super complicated and require complete disassemble of the pallet. Here are a few that
Strong Box StorageWith Spring right around the corner, I was starting to get a bit of cabin fever. Since we recently moved into our home, there was still some organizing that needed done. I needed to get my shop more organized so that Ill be ready for upcoming Spring projects.
GrainMaker is based out of Montana and builds one of the best quality grain mills that I have ever had the privileged to use. Their mill is designed to make quick work of grinding grains of all types.
I was back in Utah last week and had a chance to finally visit an Emergency Essentials store. It was great! I look through their catalog every time it comes in the mail, but to actually visit the store was a real treat. They had everything that was in their catalog, but it was nice
Knife: Urban Survival Knife Designer: Morgan Taylor Maker: Taylor Brands LLC www.taylorbrandsllc.com —————————————- Knife Design: Survival Blade Pattern: Sawback Drop Point Grind: Flat —————————————- Blade Material: 440C Rockwell Hardness: 57-58 Blade Length: 8″ (20.32 cm) Blade Thickness: .196″ (5 mm) —————————————- Liners: None Bolster Material: None Handle Material: G-10 Handle Length: 5 3/4″ (14.60 cm
I thought this was a nifty product for urban homesteaders. The Eglu is an easy to setup chicken coop that can house 4 medium sized chickens or 6 bantams. The eglu features Twin wall insulation, draft free ventilation, perching bars, a nesting box, and plenty of trays that make it easy to clean and easy to collect eggs. Choose from 5 colors of 100% recycled plastic.
10 Brilliant, Boxy and Sustainable Shipping Container Homes
What’s the Best Tape? Abusive Lab Test
Duct tape’s versatility is almost a cliché—we’ve seen it used for everything from wallet construction to hull repair to, well, patching ducts. But can it beat newfangled multiuse tapes? We pit the standby against three challengers, testing each tape’s tensile strength, the tenacity of its adhesive and how it worked after a week underwater.
Since our new homestead is in the famed tornado alley, the first piece of gear we bought was a Midland emergency radio. The specific radio we chose was a Midland WR-100c. Once we had our county and surrounding counties programmed into it , it just sits there quietly monitoring for any emergency broadcasts. Once it