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Cut up tree trunks quickly and easily
You can cut firewood with an axe and a lot of sweat, but slicing tree trunks into manageable pieces is a lot easier if you have a wood splitting machine.  Josh Larrabee is the owner of Big...
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Prevent costly mistakes with the chainsaw
A few years ago, we needed a couple of dying trees cut down.  We weren’t home at the time, and unfortunately, the people we hired cut down the wrong trees! Whether you're harvesting...
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While you’re doing the fall landscaping chores, don’t forget about the deck
We have a wooden deck that takes a lot of abuse from chairs, leaves, and other debris that collects on it over the summer. By this time of year, the deck floor looks really dirty. But believe it or...
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If you want to cut heating costs, consider installing a wood furnace
A wood furnace can be the sole source of heat or used as a supplement. Chuck Gagner is the president of Woodmaster. He says first determine what size furnace you need. Look at the BTU output value of...
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Find new life for an old barn by salvaging the wood. Reclaimed wood is perfect for many uses and lets you preserve a part of history.
Radio interview source: Kenny Goodwin, Owner, Wisconsin Barn Board & Beam Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below   Keeping salvaged wood from old barns has its...
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After searching for the perfect pool wall decoration for five years, Marlen Kemmet, managing editor of WOOD magazine, decided to build his own Woody wall hanging in his wood shop. Here's his...
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Living the Country Life Radio Program
Wood fences are both attractive and practical, but they do require regular maintenance. Autumn is a great time of year to get in the habit of checking your fence to make sure it's in top...
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Our ancestors knew about the energy benefits of wood, and now we're taking it a step further. With biomass technology, your car may run on fuel made from trees. Radio interview source: Daniel...