Eat Well
I Spent My Quarantine Tapping Trees and Making Maple Syrup
May 20, 2020

I Spent My Quarantine Tapping Trees and Making Maple Syrup

Spring is the ideal time to collect maple sap and boil it down to syrup. When COVID-19 hit, writer and photographer Andy Cochrane paused his travels around the country and headed home just in time to help his parents with their annual maple-syrup operation in northern Minnesota. Here's how they did it.
Fix Anything
No One Knows How to DIY Quite Like a Thru-Hiker
Apr 16, 2020

No One Knows How to DIY Quite Like a Thru-Hiker

Be prepared for every obstacle, and save a ton of money by making your own equipment and learning how to fix your stuff when it breaks in the backcountry
Survive and Thrive
Build Your Own
How to Tie a Basic Trout Fly
May 20, 2020

How to Tie a Basic Trout Fly

From setting up a vise to gathering materials, here's everything you need to tie a basic fly
In Defense of Dream Cabins
Oct 6, 2008

In Defense of Dream Cabins

Ever fantasized about building a restful escape, with your bare hands, in some untrammeled back of beyond—and it all coming together just as you'd planned? Moron.
Make Two Plants from One
Aug 1, 2017

Make Two Plants from One

Making your favorite tree or flower reproduce itself is easier than you think
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