Category: Preparedness & Homesteading

Knife Sharpening Tools and Techniques

Knife sharpening is one of the biggest gaps in my knowledge.  I have lacked the ability to sharpen knives, axes, chisels, spoke shaves, block planes and other edged tools for yard work, wooden boatbuilding, cooking and bushcraft.  This article covers basic tools and techniques for knife sharpening building on earlier articles by NC Scout.

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Survivalist 101: Knife Sharpening

Knife sharpening is one of those skills that are crucial to long term survival…and yet, fewer and fewer know how to put a good edge on a blade. We’ll cover the basics of how to do that and what you need to get started.

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Goat Math: Becoming Dairy Sustainable

For many of us, “milk” means “cow milk” by default, and the idea of drinking goat milk sounds a bit…third world-ish. The truth, however, is that we were all wrong. Setting up to produce a bit of goat milk on your homestead is one of the best decisions you’ll make.

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