You Use What? For Bar Oil?

Is it just me or does everyone out there lube their chain with something other than bar oil? I put put good gas and synthetic...

Today We Remember

Today is for remembering.  Both of my parents served in WWII, my mother in the Navy and my father in the Army.  Dad made...

Depositing Into the Karma Bank

I'm not sure if Karma is real or not, but I figure "what goes around, comes around".  In a perfect world, every downed tree...

Fully Loaded

When he got that old F150 onto level ground, that's when he noticed how bad the tires were rubbing.

Kindling Wood for Free

Whether you like to split a cedar round down to bite size pieces or use a hand pruner to lop off the real thin...

Any Way you Stack Firewood

Wow!  If you want to piss off a firewood guy, just comment on his method of stacking wood.  You don't even have to say...
saving sawhorse

Saving a Sawhorse

A buddy showed me this trick for our old sawhorse.  Seems the part of this oil soaked bunch of 2 x 4's that rots...

An Unusual Tree

Saw this unusual tree at a buddy's place.  There's nine old axe heads on it, two old mauls, a couple of horseshoes and three...

Overloaded

I told the kids not to stop loading their Uncle's truck until he started driving away....oops!

Foresight

Came upon this unique firewood holder on Salt Spring Island, BC.  Not sure if he had the foresight to plant those Douglas Firs 30...
Girl Guide Fire Starters Melted Wax

Girl Guide Fire Starters

So I've got two daughters.  One day about 20 years ago, I see what looks like a dozen eggs in a cardboard container.  A...

The Wheelbarrow

I don’t know about you but I’ve spent a lot of years bitching and complaining about the tire on my wheelbarrow.  Why does it...

Giant Silver Maple

I have to start by saying sorry (sort of) to all my woodworking buddies.  I know you’ll all cringe when I tell you I...