Nobody wants a cold, moldy finished basement, but that’s exactly what many homeowners get after they’ve spend tens of thousands of dollars finishing their basements. Why? Failure to recognize three key Canadian basement finishing facts. Even a surprising number of...
Steve Maxwell has a 90 second video lesson on how to fix a leaky tap. You'll know it all when you're done. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cA52daBAkBQ
A quick workshop tour of the largest cordless sliding compound saw on the market. See why I’m impressed with this 120 volt DEWALT saw and consider it a good value.
Old kitchen and bathroom cabinets are like bell-bottom pants: what looked good in 1977 doesn’t necessarily look so hot now. The good news is that if your cabinets show way too much wood, way too many dirt stains around knobs and drawer pulls, and way too many chips...
Today, deep well hand pumps just make sense.
One of a handful of videos that are part of Steve Maxwell's Easy-Build Table project and plans course. Check it out here: https://baileylineroad.com/university... #woodworkingclasses #woodworkingforall #woodworkingtips
PART 1 I've been using milk paint for 30 years, and this video shows how to deal with a challenge common with the first coat. Part of a playlist about a pine chest "antiqification" project. PART 2 Pine Chest Refurbishing The last video in a series about...
The right kind of tank-style water heater makes a great source of heat for any kind of hot water space heating system. Simple, economical, easy to maintain and reliable. Check out this detailed technical tutorial on how to make it happen.
Steps to get the job done without bleach
Watch the story of two trucks and 30 years on a Canadian homestead #SteveMaxwell #HarrowsmithMag #F250
Watch this 5 1/2 minute lesson one way to improve pastures in cold climates. It’s called frost seeding, and you’ll see it happening with a 65-year-old classic tractor.
If you’re gearing up to build a deck, dock, picnic table, gazebo or verandah, you should know how much hand-held circular saws have improved.
Home schooling is increasing in popularity across North America, and over the years we’ve done some home schooling here at our homestead at the end of Bailey Line Road on Manitoulin Island, Ontario. In fact, we’re still doing it. But our approach is different than...