Machines and technology from rural America
Find the right livestock trailers for all your pulling needs.

Farming equipment in field
Getting the Best Financing Options for Farm Equipment
Find out what you need to do to get the best options possible for financing farm equipment purchases.

Essential Small Gardening Tools
Learn which small gardening tools are essential for your small-scale gardening pursuits.
Pair of draft horses pulling man on a plow
Perfect Plow Adjustments
Without abandoning their horse-drawn methods, Eric and Anne Nordell work to make their adaptation of the two-way riding plow into the perfect piece of farming equipment.

Browse more great rural know-how in the GRIT archives: Tools

Pothole filler

DIY Pothole Repair Front-End Loader Attachment

With a little cutting and welding, make your own pothole repair attachment for your front-end loader.


How to Use a Chainsaw


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If you dream of living in a tiny house, or creating a getaway in the backwoods or your backyard, you’ll love this gorgeous collection of creative and inspiring ideas for tiny houses, cabins, forts, st…

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The old-time country store was more than just an emporium. With its pot-bellied stove and barrel of common crackers within reach of whoever had time to chat, this time-honored institution also served …

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Using detailed, step-by-step photography of every stage of the process, author Adam Danforth shows you exactly how to humanely slaughter and butcher cattle for beef. From creating the right pre-slaugh…

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