Homestead DIY

how to make built in shelves

Shelves are essential for an organized storage space.  One option is to use store bought shelving, and another option is to build it yourself. I have a little shop area in my garage that I had [...]

Make your own Tomato Support Cage

If you’re anything like me, you have been a little bit disillusioned by the cost of tomato support cages.  You know the ones that start out narrow at the base and get larger out near the [...]

Sanitizing a Water Tank

I bought some 55 gal drums that we are going to use for water storage.  I went through the exercise of doing a “shock chlorination” in order to sanitize the tanks and kill any bacteria that [...]