I built an Altoids tin multi-fuel backpacking stove

I spent an hour or two on Youtube the other night, coming up with ideas for this. So, none of the ideas are original to me, but I didn't see a multi-fuel setup or a capillary action alcohol stove out of a Altoids tin.  97 grams as it currently sits. It will gain a little […]

I got a mosquito hammock this week for $30 from woot

This is pretty cheap. After I ordered it, I realized how short it was – it's six inches shorter than the one I already have. Short hammocks and tall people make for an uncomfortable night's sleep. So I decided to try to cheat the length a bit. I converted it to a Mini bridge hammock. […]

I spent last week at my folks, taking care of some chores that they couldn't…

I spent last week at my folks, taking care of some chores that they couldn't do while feeling under the weather. Lots of wood cutting, cooking, shoveling, and the like. I have ran a chainsaw more in the last week than I have all my life. It feels good to be able to help my […]

I made a shoe rack for behind the front door

I bought a bundle of fifteen 1x2s for $12. There are some pretty twisted, gnarly looking boards in the bundle. My dad taught me how to selectively cut with the twists and kinks in mind so the project turns out in the end. I've only 1 wonky spot I am not happy about. I used […]