Book Review: The Backyard Orchardist

The Backyard Orchardist
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If you want to be self sufficient, you need to have an orchard.  It does not have to take up a lot of room.  The Backyard Orchardist Shows you how.

Mine is 4 trees in my front yard.  Whatever size you can devote to fruit and nut trees will pay off substantially, if you know how to properly take care of them. Continue reading “Book Review: The Backyard Orchardist”

Book Review: The Backyard Blacksmith: Traditional Techniques for the Modern Smith




Book Review: The Backyard Blacksmith: Traditional Techniques for the Modern Smith
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The Backyard Blacksmith takes the mystery out of blacksmithing, but not the magic…There is an increasing interest and revival in the art of blacksmithing as a hobby and art, and both men and women are becoming at-home blacksmiths. Blacksmithing is a simple, rewarding craft anyone can enjoy in their backyard or home workshop — even beginners can produce useful and beautiful projects on their first try.

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