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Easiest firewood splitting method or how to reuse a junk tire.
Easiest firewood splitting method or how to reuse a junk tire.

I have no idea who invented this thing, but it is seriously the best way to split wood ever.  No more chasing pieces, no more bending over, just insanely fast wood splitting.  I am way faster than a hydraulic splitter.  It is not even close. Granted, I get tired eventually but I am easily splitting […]

How to Make a Stinky Sno Cone: Stinky Gringo
How to Make a Stinky Sno Cone: Stinky Gringo

What to do when you are up north, and happen to have a bottle of the best pre-mixed Margarita mix?  Make stinky sno cones of course. Take your pint canning jar outside and fill it with snow, pack it in there really good, especially if it is the light fluffy stuff.  Be wary if you […]

Upcycling a cloth shopping bag into a firewood carrier.
Upcycling a cloth shopping bag into a firewood carrier.

Living with a wood stove is not too bad however, it does require one to carry wood fairly often.  Sure, you can load up one arm with the other but this is uncomfortable for carrying more than a few pieces at a time.   They sell these firewood carriers  for $22 at Lehman’s.  I needed one […]

Root: Kindle Fire and HTC Desire

Rooting the Kindle Fire: While my brother-in-law (BIL) was staying with us over the past two days, I got a crack at two new android devices I had not seen yet.  Of course they did not leave the house without being rooted.  I sort of talked BIL into it by tempting him with more free apps […]

Tattoo Push to Talk Foot Switch
Tattoo Push to Talk Foot Switch

I am an avid gamer and run a Teamspeak VOIP server to chat with my friends while playing World of Warcraft.  One of the short falls of using this application is that a push-to-talk switch is required to use it.  There is an option to use voice activated mode but that will transmit when ever […]