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Making Blacksmith Tongs is Simpler Than We Thought

An anvil and tongs are necessary for any blacksmith project regardless of whether blacksmithing is your hobby or your career. You might even own different types of tongs for objects of various shapes and sizes. When forging an object, these tongs hold the object securely and keep you from being burned. Instead of purchasing many

How To Make an Anvil Stand from a Railway Tie

For any blacksmith junkie, the anvil is the centerpiece for every project. As a result, you might be particular about the way it looks or its shape. Anvils are an investment so you want to make sure you get one that fits your needs and aesthetic. You might also be in the market for an

Tips and Tricks for Flat Roofs

When you search for and purchase a home, you naturally prioritize items like new appliances, updated interior, curb appeal and structure quality among other items. You want a house that looks good, but is also structurally safe and durable. You’ll most likely gather information about your new potential house’s roof such as its age and safety,

Easy To Make Temporary Brick Grill

With warmer weather just around the corner, BBQ season and backyard parties will be here again. One of the best parts about spring and summer is the ability to have meals outdoors while enjoying the fresh air. You’ll also be more likely to step outside and use your grill. There’s just something so cozy and homey

Upcycle and Sell Soda Cans To Help Earn Profit For Off Grid Living

The trend toward recycling has allowed us to become creative and innovative when reusing certain products like paper and aluminum. In fact, “upcycling” and being able to transform a mundane material into an entirely new item has become a popular concept. You don’t even need to be creative yourself to come up with ingenious ways

How To Make a Rustic Wood Lounger

With Earth Day coming up next month, it’s only appropriate to find new ways to transform recyclable materials into usable items. You might want to partake in recycling materials, but don’t want to spend a lot of time or money doing it. It also takes some creativity and patience. Fortunately, the internet allows us to access

How To Make a Rustic Cooler Out of Pallets

If you’re someone who likes to spend time outdoors with friends then you probably own a cooler and use it often. What would you do without it? It not only holds your favorite drinks, but it also keeps them cold. Kick it up a notch by creating your own rustic cooler. You can even use a

How To Paint Wood Paneling Like A Pro

Wood paneling isn’t exactly the most updated home decor because it usually takes you on a trip back in time to the 60’s or 70’s. If your house has wood paneling, you can give it a makeover with a fresh coat of paint. The best part is that you don’t need to hire a painter in