12 Homemade Wood Burning Stoves And Heaters Plans And Ideas

Keeping warm when the temperature drops outside can be done in a variety of ways. The easiest way will be to simply adjust the thermostat for your furnace. Another option is to use a wood burning stove. You will have a lot of options of homemade wood burning stoves and heaters to build. The most … [Read more...]

12 Surprising Uses For Wood Ash In The Home And Garden

Do you have a wood burning stove or have a collection of ash from an outdoor grill? The ash you have collected is a great source of nutrients for your garden and can even be used in the home. You might be surprised at the numerous uses for wood ash that are available. One of the best uses for … [Read more...]

How To Make Crates: Make An $11 Crate With A $3 2×4

Do you enjoy doing various woodworking projects like making furniture using a few variety of wood. One way to use a few scraps of 2x4 boards is to make your own wood crates. Knowing how to make crates from wood is the best way to recycle and even save money on store bought products. A table saw … [Read more...]

Grill Faster With Canned Wood

Do you have your own homemade smoker that is used for cooking meats? Many people do not and can use their grill as a good alternative. This is done by using wood chips that will smoke to provide flavor to the meat. A great way to have a few wood chips ready to use is to use canned wood. The best … [Read more...]

DIY Wood Screen To Hide A Utility Box

Do you have a beautiful home with a utility box or meter that sticks out like a sore thumb? A meter or utility box is necessary if you have electricity or gas supplied to your home. However, you can add a cover or wood screen to hide a utility box. If you are familiar with a wood barrier around … [Read more...]

4 Ways To Remove Tree Stumps

Trees are cut down for many different reasons. This can include having wood to burn for heat or to use when cooking a meal. A tree may also be cut down because it is diseased. You simply need to determine what to do with the stump. Luckily, there are many ways to remove tree stumps. Most people … [Read more...]

All About Pallets: How To Select, Take Apart, And Build

Recycling or repurposing is a great way to save money and do a variety of DIY projects at home. You have a lot of options when it comes to certain items like pallets. If you want to learn all about pallets, then a lot of information is available. When you want to learn all about pallets, then you … [Read more...]

How To Build A Fence With Pallets (Tutorial)

Recycling existing materials is a great way to save money. There are many ways to reuse items for a lot of DIY projects around the home. One fascinating way to use old pallets is to build furniture. If you are lacking privacy, then you can even build a fence with pallets. A few cuts with a saw is … [Read more...]

30 Uses For Wood Ashes That You Never Thought Of

Anyone who has a wood burning fireplace in their home knows the ash needs to be cleaned. This ash is typically collected in a bucket or other container for eventual disposal. Many people may dump ash in a trash bin or in their backyard. Saving the ash from a fireplace for other uses is also seldom … [Read more...]

How To Chop Wood With An Axe

Once you learn how to chop wood with an axe the proper way, you'll see why you used to get so tired before! And you may think, "How hard can it be?" You just swing the axe as hard as you can and eventually you get through the log, right? Well, like most things, there is a right way and a wrong way … [Read more...]