DIY

Tapping Birch Sap in the Backyard

Can't decide on a new hobby? Think about tapping birch sap in early spring. Depending on the region you are located and availability of birch trees you might even enjoy this drink - a birch sap. In today's article a few photos from tapping a birch...

DIY Open Wooden Compost Bin

A compost bin is a must-have garden construction at our rural property - fallen leaves and trimmed grass mostly goes here. It was on an early May 1st, 2017 evening I decided to build an open wooden compost bin from materials we left over from...

DIY - Bookshelf From Wooden Boards

Time after time I love to excel as a Do-it-yourself guy, for today's DIY article - how i built bookshelf for our rural house from wooden boards. Let's start that we have a complete mess in our master bedroom, as we don't have any storage to store...

Making Rhubarb Wine

In our garden we have a lot of rhubarbs, one thing you can make out of them is a rhubarb cake, but turns out there is at least one more thing you can do with rhubarbs - you can try to make a wine.  In today's Do It yourself series - my (our )...

DIY - Bed Frame King Size Rural Style

One of the most important furniture elements in your master bedroom definitely is a bed. This time I decided to build a bed frame by my own. Last year we bought four mattress and used them in old single beds. I decided to combine them and build a...

DIY - Kitchen Cabinets With a Sink

I have always loved to construct and develop some new things, I love to spend my free time by figuring out how to improve space around me, that's why probably for a second season I have been doing home remodeling works by my own. In today's article...

Building a Dog house

Recently we inherited not only a bad managed rural house, but also got a German shepherd dog Bob. I have posted a lot about our home remodeling works, and in one article you can see Bob. Bob is very scared dog, he doesn't trust people, as...

How To Change a Flat Car Tire

Last summer I learnt not only how to change a roof for old rural house, also I excelled as a tire guy. During last summer I changed tires for our old junk car at least six times.  To this day I still don't know why we got so many flat tires (...

Common Stinkhorn (Phallus impudicus)

Let me introduce you with a really interesting fungus (mushroom) you can find across deep forests in  Europe and North America - Common Stinkhorn, also known by its Latin name - Phallus impudicus. At the end of this post you will...

New hinges added to my HP Compaq 6510b

Today, finally my new used hinges arrived, and I had an opportunity to change the broken ones with new ones. Hinges traveled to me from China to US and the to Georgia, pretty impressive route, right? Anyway I'm happy with my new hinges, and...