If you need to create kindling for your campfire, wood stove, fireplace or pizza oven and you don’t want to risk injury by using an axe, the Kindling Cracker is just what you need. Built in New Zealand with an award-winning, patented design, it's the safer, faster and easier way to make the best kindling for your fire.
The pinner wrote: "Windshield Shade + Velcro = Easy Portable Solar Oven! "I have found this totally simple solar oven extremely practical, as it is so lightweight and easy to carry along anywhere. it reached a higher temperature in a shorter time than all the other models I have experimented with so far (I haven’t used a parabolic) - a little above 350 degrees F. I have cooked black beans in about the same amount of time as on a gas stove; I’ve used it to bake breads, granola, brownies…
18 Quick and Clever Workshop Storage Solutions: Tame the clutter in Dad's workshop so he can work smarter with these ingenious storage tips. #FathersDay http://www.familyhandyman.com/workshop/storage/quick-and-clever-workshop-storage-solutions
Sharpen the blade twice each season to help maintain a green, healthy lawn. A sharp blade not only cuts blades clean so grass plants recover quickly, it helps reduce your lawn mowing time. Learn how to sharpen your lawn mower blade at http://www.familyhandyman.com/DIY-Projects/Outdoor-Projects/Yard/Lawnmowers/lawn-mower-blade-sharpening
Kreg Tool Tip: Working with Different Board Thicknesses. When joining boards of two different thicknesses edge-to-edge or end-to-edge, set your Kreg Jig® according to the thickness of the thinner board. The picture shows a ½"-thick board and ¾"-thick board that were joined with pocket holes. As you can see, the Kreg Jig® was set for ½"-thick material, the thinner board. We've also included a helpful chart that shows which Kreg Jig® setting and screw length to use based on material thickness.