5/14/2013 10:09:07 AM
String trimmers, brush cutters, edgers, and even the humble ax all have a place on your place, saving you time and effort.
1/30/2013 10:53:28 AM
Hank is initially impressed with the Oregon 40V Max Cordless chainsaw.
11/26/2012 4:58:10 PM
Hank talks table saw safety and taking the occasional calculated risk to get things done in a pinch.
11/3/2012 9:29:59 AM
The author describes the benefits of using a skip chain to improve your chain saw's performance.
8/14/2012 9:58:59 AM
Hank reports on the final assembly and installation of his homemade kitchen island.
7/9/2012 8:17:05 AM
This drill-driver has all the desirable features in a compact package, such as a two-speed gearbox (0-350; 0-1400 rpm), 24-position clutch to drill and drive screws in a variety of materials and electric brake.
6/29/2012 8:08:19 AM
New DR® Blowers, Hedge Trimmers, Chainsaw Pruners, String Trimmers and Pole Saws Are Lighter, More Powerful Thanks to Lithium Ion Power
2/22/2012 2:03:15 PM
Iowan recalls the resourcefulness shown by his father and mother in surviving the depression era.
2/20/2012 9:54:29 AM
The wedding gifts that one Nebraskan woman received saw her family through the lean times of the depression era
2/13/2012 1:26:55 PM
Hank reports on his experience with receiving, setting up and sawing with the Hud-Son Homesteader sawmill.
2/13/2012 10:29:41 AM
An Illinois woman recalls her wood cookstove and other cherished conveniences on her family farm
2/3/2012 12:19:08 PM
ECHO Bear Cat reveals the new 27 Ton Log Splitter.
12/12/2011 10:15:12 AM
Hank reports on building his kitchen island's cabinet doors and drawer fronts.
12/8/2011 12:40:30 PM
Lightweight, eco-friendly machines make snow removal easy.
12/5/2011 9:51:16 AM
Hank reports on building the drawer boxes for his kitchen island using home grown lumber.
11/28/2011 12:01:01 PM
Hank reports on enclosing the sides and bottom of his kitchen island and converting black walnut logs into planks for its top.
10/31/2011 12:36:32 PM
New Holland Construction has announced that Will Hartwich of Wamego, Kan., is one of 32 semi-finalists who will compete at the New Holland Construction North American Skid Steer Championship event on Thursday, Oct. 27.
10/28/2011 12:10:58 PM
Hud-Son Forest Equipment would like to introduce the all new 2012 HFE-21 Homesteader portable sawmill. The HFE-21 Homesteader sawmill is built with a durable frame as all Hud-Son sawmills are.
10/18/2011 1:32:12 PM
After a long hot summer, Hank finally gets the kitchen island project started.
9/6/2011 12:19:03 PM
Introducing the new DR RapidFire Log Splitter.
8/10/2011 3:13:18 PM
Hank shows us how to build a gate using material fresh from the woodlot.
8/8/2011 9:04:59 AM
Larson Electronics’ Magnalight new LED Light Bar uses advanced PWM technology to create 10,320 lumens of light with little heat and low amp draw.
5/5/2011 2:31:34 PM
The compact design and the carbide steel cutting teeth of the ECHO Bear Cat Stump Grinders, makes getting rid of tree stumps a breeze!
5/4/2011 5:06:15 PM
Here are some tips on securing shelving, electrical outlet boxes, and even attaching additions and porches to a straw bale building. We used these techniques for both our straw utility building and our straw bale home.
5/4/2011 2:46:01 PM
Generac is introducing three residential-grade power washer models and three commercial-grade power washers.
4/11/2011 12:45:59 PM
You have plenty to consider if you're in the market for a chipper-shredder.
3/29/2011 1:49:00 PM
Hank reports on an antique canning jar light project he completed as part of his 104-year-old kitchen's renovation.
3/21/2011 1:11:23 PM
Hank reports on his first experience with the Alaskan chainsaw mill.
3/16/2011 11:14:20 AM
Hank recommends three new-old do it yourself titles.
3/15/2011 4:00:30 PM
Hank gives a progress report on the kitchen renovation project at his 104 year old farmhouse.
3/9/2011 3:55:10 PM
Kriste Misiak won the grand prize of the GRIT-MOTHER EARTH NEWS Ultimate Garden Giveaway. The prize couldn't have went to a more fitting family.
3/7/2011 10:58:39 AM
Hank reports on building a shed using farm-harvested timbers.
2/24/2011 12:01:55 PM
Hank reports some success with revitalizing and repurposing dated kitchen cabinet doors.
2/15/2011 11:33:39 AM
Robyn is thankful for her woodstove at the homestead.
1/31/2011 11:04:39 AM
Hank builds a mudroom key cabinet that does more than store keys.
1/24/2011 9:13:02 AM
Hank builds an unlikely but lovely walnut bench.
1/17/2011 9:30:46 AM
Hank reports on his adventures in pantry cabinet making.
11/8/2010 2:36:01 PM
Hank reports on building a new pasture gate using supplies from the woodlot.
10/7/2010 12:21:46 PM
Hank raves about a new book on unusual antique tools.
10/4/2010 3:18:37 PM
From clearing brush to bucking firewood, choose the best chainsaw to meet your needs.
7/12/2010 5:33:46 PM
No gasoline, no emissions, no power cord, no problem with the New STIHL HSA 65.
6/22/2010 4:00:02 PM
Dave checks out the city lights, has a tree-sawing experience, and helps bolster a sagging porch.
6/3/2010 2:13:47 PM
Rainy day activities include building a trellis for the patio, cleaning out the closet, and gathering the flock of chickens.
5/28/2010 1:05:39 PM
Susy and her mom work on garden preparation and plant a few early vegetables.
1/27/2010 10:43:28 AM
Rodeo's dogs meet a feather comforter, and then the basement floods.
1/25/2010 5:29:42 PM
Cindy finds humor in a challenging day.
12/8/2009 11:21:01 AM
‘Arch de Triumph’ Wins Grit’s Woodstacking Contest
8/24/2009 10:27:17 AM
Hank really likes the propane fueled LEHR Eco Trimmer string trimmer.
4/22/2009 10:07:33 AM
Hank celebrates Earth Day with Husqvarna EcoSmart tools.
4/1/2009 8:20:55 AM
Hank reports on a high-tech mowing deck from Cub Cadet.
3/31/2009 6:08:50 PM
Chipper worth the money to Steve and his gardening wife.
3/19/2009 11:15:48 AM
Hank is excited about Cub Cadet's new integrated website.
12/22/2008 11:31:41 AM
Hank reports on an Osage Orange post harvesting expedition.
12/11/2008 10:34:00 AM
Hank reports on the incredible capabilities of the DR tow-behind Field and Brush Mower.
11/28/2008 12:02:20 PM
If not used properly, generators can be dangerous.
11/28/2008 11:38:51 AM
A sample of wattages required by typical household appliances and tools.
11/17/2008 8:06:22 AM
Hank and Kate build the Mulefoot pigs a new house ... using scraps found in their barn.
11/6/2008 8:36:12 AM
Hank is falling for the Neuton CE 6.2 battery-powered mower.
10/2/2008 5:15:20 PM
Introducing the Hustler Zeon, a clean-sheet-designed, battery-powered, zero-turning-radius mower.
9/8/2008 3:23:27 PM
‘Master Your Great Outdoors™’ program continues to drive outdoor enthusiasts to Husqvarna dealers.
8/25/2008 3:55:57 PM
Hank's deep enough into the 1965 IH pickup truck project that he's decided to make it run again.
8/21/2008 3:42:08 PM
Installing a pond aerator
7/14/2008 9:23:55 AM
Edger and cultivator from Husqvarna provide a new dimension in lawn care.
6/30/2008 3:59:55 PM
Listen to their lingo and look in their trucks to be sure.
6/25/2008 2:10:13 PM
For do-it-yourself enthusiasts, the right garden compact tractor brings lawn and landscaping work to a whole new level.
3/13/2008 3:20:41 PM
Indispensable team pulls you through many projects.
3/1/2008 12:00:00 AM
Turning the soil has never been so satisfying or easy.
11/1/2007 12:00:00 AM
Chain saw safety is no accident.
9/1/2007 12:00:00 AM
During the past year, I have accumulated a number of products that won't fit neatly into a theme-based column in the foreseeable future.
5/1/2007 12:00:00 AM
Knock out tedious and grungy tasks with gear that really works.
11/1/2006 12:00:00 AM
Mike Lang share his list of quality Christmas gardening tool gifts, includes information on pruners, sprayers, string trimmers and more. Originally published as "Gardening Gifts" November/December 2006 GRIT MAGAZINE.