how to sharpen a knife

How to Sharpen a Knife

What good is a knife with a dull edge that won’t cut? Knife care is as simple as keeping the blade sharp and fresh so that it slices cleanly and smoothly without slipping, skipping, or sliding. And knife sharpening is even pretty simple to do by hand. And yet, an overwhelming majority of knife owners

how to cut railroad ties

How to Cut Railroad Ties

Railroad ties are one of the strongest, sturdiest, and longest lasting building materials you could work with. But, all of that strength and durability comes at a cost. If you’ve ever worked with them in the past, you already know how difficult they can be to work with. While using railroad ties for projects around

how to cut a square hole in wood

How to Cut a Square Hole in Wood

Need to learn how to cut a square hole in wood? This is a critical lesson that every hobby woodworker will need to learn at some point. Whether you’re cutting one a hole for a window, making a puzzle or toy for a child, or building something entirely different, knowing how to cut a square

how to cut a tree down with a chainsaw

How to Cut a Tree Down with a Chainsaw

Perhaps you have a dead tree in the yard or a tree that’s growing too close to power lines. Or, maybe you’re just looking to change the look of your yard. Whatever the case may be, there’s a good chance that you’ll need to know how to cut a tree down at some point as

how to cut firewood

How to Cut Firewood

If you have a wood-burning fireplace, then learning how to cut firewood is an indispensable trick. Not only is cutting your own firewood economical, but it’s also environmentally friendly, highly rewarding, and a great workout to boot. But, like any project that requires operating a chainsaw, cutting your own firewood can easily feel intimidating. After