Using a Propane Torch Around the Homestead

Not your father’s plumber’s torch, today’s handy propane torch helps you melt ice, free rusted bolts and even make a classic crème brûlée.

A flame weeder directs a blast of heat at the stem of a weed, disrupting the flow of food and water from the leaves to the roots.
A flame weeder directs a blast of heat at the stem of a weed, disrupting the flow of food and water from the leaves to the roots.
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