Cold Snap

Winter is coming, and that means that life around the off-grid homestead is about to get pretty darn interesting.

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Broke Down

A failing vehicle is one thing, but there is so much more going on here. In short, it was a stressful afternoon.

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Fatwood Harvest!!!

I did it. I made it out to the woods today to look for fatwood and make a video about it. I found a treasure.

A sliver of pure resin from my harvest.

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Started A New Axe Handle, Out of Oak!

Sorted through my pile of staves today, looking for a good piece to use to cut out a blank for my next axe handle. Since I’ve been cutting planks with the chainsaw, I decided to rip a board out of the stave rather than hacking it down with my hatchet.

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