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Joe Eggers
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Nettles - edible itchy goodness
As part of our spring foraging series we bring you Urtica dioica, otherwise known as stinging nettle.   Already there is at least one reader who is exclaiming “You mean itch weed?” .  Indeed we do mean “itch weed”.   Nettle has been used for centuries as a ...
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Homemade paper scrolls of The Gettysburg Address
Since becoming cubmaster of my son's cub scout pack, I have tried to find ways to reward the scouts for stepping up and doing things that perhaps other kids wouldn't do.   Recently we chartered a bus to Washington DC for the cub scouts and their families.  ...
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Been wanting to post this for a while.  Some of the projects made from this paper will be posted about in the future.
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Homemade Paper
This could a lengthy blog post because there is so much information to pass along.   I could go on about the paper making process, but there are literally dozens of other websites that do a much better job than I ever could explaining how it is done.   Perh...
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The bottle lamp
More recycled / upcycled gear that we are making.   The latest is a lamp to be given to Mother-in Law for a birthday present.  We had already given her a Jameson tumbler for her er uh....medicine a couple of x-masses ago.  This lamp should compliment her co...
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