Build a maximizer barrel stove: it extracts the maximum amount of BTUs from your wood, while leaving the maximum amount dollars in your wallet.

The write-up is not planned to cover building in fantastic specific as it would certainly be as well lenghty for Countryside to publish. Several of my fondest youth memories are being available in from the cool and also defrosting out alongside a comfortable woodstove. A timber fire appears to please a primitive impulse various other … Read moreBuild a maximizer barrel stove: it extracts the maximum amount of BTUs from your wood, while leaving the maximum amount dollars in your wallet.

Koi Pond – Liners vs. Professional Construction

Why is there so much talk about pond liners? Which ones are UV protected, or stronger, or last longer? I am by no means an expert on liner technology, nor have I ever used them in my 26 years of designing and building waterfalls. If you’re a “liner guy” disciple, I’m sure you’re thinking, “Oh … Read moreKoi Pond – Liners vs. Professional Construction

How to Build a Cinder Block or Concrete Block Retaining Wall

There was a time when cinder block retaining walls were all the rage. That was during post-war American building boom fifty years ago. Times have changed, and now these utilitarian walls more typically adorn commercial sites. Somewhere in between, the use of once-popular cinder block lost ground to the more contemporary “concrete block.” With the … Read moreHow to Build a Cinder Block or Concrete Block Retaining Wall

Build a maximizer barrel stove: it extracts the maximum amount of BTUs from your wood, while leaving the maximum amount dollars in your wallet.

First, a disclaimer. This project assumes a certain basic level of metal n), n the construction or making of a restoration.  skills: welding, cutting, shaping, etc. The article is not intended to cover construction in great detail as it would be too lenghty for Countryside to print. If you lack these skills I would suggest … Read moreBuild a maximizer barrel stove: it extracts the maximum amount of BTUs from your wood, while leaving the maximum amount dollars in your wallet.