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kids learn the value of hard work

I really enjoyed this video. I think there is something to be said for the old way of passing down “skills” from generation to generation not to mention the idea of being focused on helping teach/help others. These boys will be well prepared to deal with the stuff that life throws at all of us. […]

Building a Tow-Mixer

I’ve been thinking quite a bit about gasification and it’s ability to produce both combustible producer gas and heat for our future homestead. How sustainable is using wood (ie trees) for power and heat? I guess that depends how heavily wooded our land is…however for most, this probably isn’t sustainable. But could it be? I […]