Steve Maxwell
Steve Maxwell and his wife Mary live on a 90-acre modern homestead on Manitoulin Island, Ontario in a stone house they built with local materials beginning in 1985. Steve is Canada’s longest-running home improvement and how-to columnist and editor of Home and Property. He divides his time working on the land, building things large and small, and creating articles and how-to videos that teach sustainable, self-reliant, hands-on living skills. Steve’s website, Bay Line Road, is named after the rural road where he and Mary live with their five kids. www.baileylineroad.com
Splitting Hairs

Splitting Hairs

The pros and cons of investing in a wood splitter.

On the Fence

On the Fence

Fencing your land: Four options for keeping critters in (or out).

Dimmer Switch Know-How

Dimmer Switch Know-How

Turning down the lights is more complicated than ever, but it’s still worth it.

Making the Cut

Making the Cut

How to turn trees into fuel the right way.

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Nerigoma Nanaimo Bars

Nerigoma Nanaimo Bars

The Nanaimo bar is a three-layered confection that has become an iconic part of Canada’s unique cuisine. This one has a twist you’ll love even more!

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