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Modern Homesteading

Homesteading. It’s a term that’s associated with the expansion of the United States in the 1800’s but a new generation of self-reliant entrepreneurs has adopted the term and lifestyle and turned it into an attractive option for a broad number of people who are willing to work hard towards providing for themselves and their families. ...

Study Hall: The Barefoot Forge

QUESTIONS: What is Damascus steel?   What do you need to get started in blacksmithing? Whats the name of Craig’s program for the military? ANSWERS: It’s a type of steel recognizable by the watery or wavy light and dark pattern of the metal. Craig referred to it as a “metal lasagna” because of the layering of metal....

From Blacksmithing to Beekeeping: Finding Your Next Hobby

Today we’re checking off a bunch of boxes with an instructor whose skillsets are as varied and diverse as his passions! From dukw boats, to blacksmithing, beekeeping, to VW bus enthusiasm, we’re touching on it all.  That’s right, today’s instructor, Craig Cowan, is a former Duck boat tour guide and is the owner of The...

Study Hall: Finding Balance & Inspiration in a Creative Lifestyle

QUESTIONS: What was one of Monica’s home hacks? How does Monica balance projects and motherhood? What was one of Monica’s money saving tips? What was one of Monica’s techniques for getting out of creative slumps? ANSWERS: Wrap your paint brush in a wet paper towel and put it in the fridge for up to 3...

Study Hall: Mural Mural On the Wall

QUESTIONS: How does Racheal create the clean circles, arches and curves? What did Racheal mention about the Frog Tape? What are some of the Instagram accounts Racheal said she loves to follow? How does Racheal prepare the wall? What type of paint does Racheal use? ANSWERS: Pencil, string and a thumbtack! A homemade compass. There’s...

Creating Custom Home Murals

Aaron is celebrating, because it seems that we have finally transitioned out of the “paint it all white” trend! Homeowners are leaning into home decor that feels one-of-a-kind, and paint is the MVP. A colorful mural is one of the cheapest ways to change the look and feel of a room, without having to completely overhaul...

8 Sustainable Product Swaps for Quarantine and Beyond

Hey everyone! Usually we use our Thursday’s for Study Hall, but based on the subject matter of Tuesdays class, we decided to bring you a bonus episode. In the past couple weeks we’ve seen lots of panic surrounding access to grocery store items, and although groceries continue to be readily available, it’s important to think...

Quarantined at Home: Spring Maintenance Check List

As the world confronts the spread of the coronavirus, more and more places are implementing stay-at-home orders. And while we’re all sorting through much bigger worries, we’re also left with the more basic question: What should we do while we have so much time at home?  We’re big believers that your top priority should be caring for yourself and your...

Become a Grill Master!

Barbecues. Everyone loves them, but they can go wrong. So, so wrong. Today we’re going to get some tips for avoiding rookie mistakes, and taking our grilling to the next level. Our guest instructor Chris Sussman aka The BBQ Buddha, works with all kinds of live fire environments, from charcoal and gas grills to commercial...

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