Replacing the Rubber Paddles on Your Snowblower

Replacing the Rubber Paddles on Your Snowblower

One of our snowblowers has replaceable rubber paddles on the auger. These get worn down from making...

Harvesting Milkweed Seeds

Harvesting Milkweed Seeds

I have been working at cutting down all of my cone flowers and today I started cutting down my...

Concrete Pumpkin Flower Pot for Autumn and Halloween

Concrete Pumpkin Flower Pot for Autumn and Halloween

Back in the spring of this year, I bought a 40lb bag of Quikrete to make a solar lamp for my entry...

How to Keep Track of Your Plants and Trees

How to Keep Track of Your Plants and Trees

Have you ever bought multiples of a plant and then have one die and when you go to buy a replacement...

Fixing a Broken Top Rail on a Chain Link Fence

Fixing a Broken Top Rail on a Chain Link Fence

Chain link fences are not my favorite style of fence but I dislike a broken chain link fence even...

Before and After Cast Iron Bench Restoration

Before and After Cast Iron Bench Restoration

I picked up two cast iron bench ends and the cast iron back insert for 40 bucks. The wood was...

Replacing a Broken Wood Handle on a Sledge Hammer

Replacing a Broken Wood Handle on a Sledge Hammer

It is far less expensive to fix a mallet or sledge hammer with a wood handle then it is to buy a new...

Make a Concrete Outdoor Solar Lamp

Make a Concrete Outdoor Solar Lamp

Design magazines always talk about making your outdoor space more livable but they never really...

Replacing a Broken Shovel Handle

Replacing a Broken Shovel Handle

I broke the handle on one of my favorite yard tools. I use this flat blade shovel to edge all my...

Board and Batten Shutter Tutorial

Board and Batten Shutter Tutorial

I love the look of board and batten shutters especially when you make them to look like true...

Jan Marie
Jan Marie
About meI am a retired journeyman trades person with a contractor's + Read More