Tools for Starting
Part of "Planning Your Homestead"
Hand tools will be your key helpers in your homesteading work. This Course segment provides lists of the most basic tools you will need along with demonstrations on how to clean and repair them.
Experienced homesteaders, gardeners and farmers always recommend that you invest in higher quality hand tools at the outset. They will last much longer, are sturdier and more resistant to damage, are usually more repairable, and usually are easier to use as they are more ergonomically designed.
Beginner gardeners and homesteaders often make the mistake of not doing regular maintenance on their tools. Removing rust, sharpening, oiling and doing a regular maintenance service on tools is very important to protect your investment and keep your homestead running, whether they be hand tools, mowers, shredders or large equipment such as excavators and tractors.
Start this segment by reviewing a list of Top 20 Homestead Tools then work your way through the rest of the Useful Links of this Course segment.
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