Machines and technology from rural America

Buttoned Bucks: DIY Antler Buttons

By Dennis Biswell

Rack up the style points by adorning your items with a polished piece of deer antler.

How to Remove a Tree Stump

Learn how to remove a tree stump with the help of a backhoe.

Useful Tips, Terms, and Techniques for Knot Tying

By Lucy Davidson

Try your hand at knot tying with these helpful tips and techniques. Knot tying is a handy skill for the outdoors or to create projects as gift ideas.

Safety Measures to Practice when Handling Rope

By Lucy Davidson

Storage conditions and temperature can compromise a rope's strength and safety. Keep these important precautions in mind whenever working with rope.


The Benefits of Adding a Loader and Backhoe to Your Tractor

Add versatility to your tractor and tackle unique projects by adding a backhoe and loader to your equipment tool kit.

Deciding If a Subcompact Tractor Is Right for You

From mowing to grading to loader work, a subcompact tractor might be just what your property needs.

How to Check Your Roof

By Dan Ramsey

Inspect your roof and clean your gutters with this guide.

How to Fill Surface Holes

By Dan Ramsey

Fill the cracks and holes in your wall with these tips.

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