A Few Power Tools That Make Homesteading Easier

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Every homestead needs a few tools but which ones are the most useful and make homesteading easier? On this podcast episode, I discuss a few such tools, some might seem obvious, others maybe you haven’t thought about.

Homestead Updates:

  • Stained and waterproofed fence
  • Painted deck.

Main Topic of Discussion:

A Few Power Tools That Make Homesteading Easier

Safety First

  • Eye Protection
  • Long Sleeves
  • Gloves
  • No Loose Clothing

Chipper / Shredder

  • Make your own mulch.
  • Makes cleaning up the garden and pruning mess easier.
  • Shreds things for quicker compost. Electric or Gas?

Check out these options for Chipper/Shredders on Amazon


Leaf Mulcher

  • Great for composting leaves
  • Make your own leaf mold for soil amendment

Check out these options for Leaf Mulchers on Amazon


A Variety of Saws

  • Compound Miter Saw
  • Radial Arm Saw
  • Table Saw
  • Circular Saw
  • Sawzall
  • Chainsaw

Check out these options for a variety of Power Saws on Amazon


Cordless Drill

  • The most used tool on my homestead!
  • Get a higher quality drill, you’ll be glad you did.

Check out these option for Cordless Drills on Amazon


Angle Grinder

  • Grinding
  • Cutting
  • Sanding

Check out these options for Angle Grinders on Amazon


Today’s Recommendation:

YouTube Channel – Wranglerstar – https://www.youtube.com/wranglerstar

The Homestead Life: 

A segment where each episode I share something that’s better in my life because of homesteading.

What to do with all these strawberries? Oh, I know, make the best tasting stuff on the planet!

Homemade Strawberry Jam! This is something that is SO much better in my life because of homesteading. Get you about 4 cups of mashed-up strawberries, a 1/4 cup of lemon juice, 3 cups of sugar, and a package of low sugar pectin and make magic happen!


Harold Thornbro

Author, Blogger, Podcaster, Public Speaker, Teacher, Homesteading and Permaculture Enthusiast. If You're Looking For Me, You'll Find Me In The Garden.

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