The Backyard

woodshop journal

WOODWORKER’S SHOP JOURNAL

If you like lists and structure, you will love the Woodworker’s Shop Journal from Fox Chapel Publishing.

sustainable living

HOW TO GO (ALMOST) ZERO WASTE

Discover how sustainable living can be a gradual process, one step at a time, that feels manageable and productive. Not everyone has the same level of access to time and resources. This book will help you make whatever changes you are able to and comfortable with, based on your budget, location, and lifestyle.

carhartt chore coat

CARHARTT blanket-LINED chore coat

Through the rise and fall of different trends, the Chore Coat remains a classic. From the pocket watch to the wristwatch to the phone, new technologies call for adaptations in design.

duck boots

duck boots

A duck boot is a waterproof, shoe-like boot that has a rubber lower section and a leather or waterproof textile upper. There are a bunch of styling variations such as lacing system, tread pattern, and upper material across different brands, but the basics remain constant.

Do it yourself tiny buildings

DIY BOOK OF BACKYARD SHEDS & TINY HOUSES

Jay Shafer’s DIY Book of Backyard Sheds & Tiny Houses is packed with photos, elevation drawings, and door/window schedules for constructing six of the handsome little buildings: The Anderjack, The Beavan, The Gifford, The Stamper, The Weller, and The Zinn. You’ll also find an extensive how-to set of instructions that can be applied to any backyard building project.

sustainability

40 PROJECTS FOR BUILDING YOUR BACKYARD HOMESTEAD

Inside this book, you’ll find every project broken down into step-by-step directions with sequenced photographs for easy reference. Each project has a handy list of tools and materials at the beginning, as well as an overview of the design you’re about to build.

warmer balaclava

keep your face warm

The weather is changing and as it gets colder we obviously adjust our gear accordingly. Putting the lightweight away for gear with more substance, a little more protection from the elements. So as we head into the woods, or get on our bikes we’ve switched out our light weight summer balaclava for one with a little more weight

camping axe

Silky ONO Professional Axe

Looking for a camper’s best friend? While small & compact, this feisty chunk of Japanese craftsmanship won’t let you down

tool backpack

KLEIN TOOLS BACKPACK

Klein Tools’ Tradesman Pro Organizer Backpack features 39 pockets for plenty of tool storage, including a hard, molded front pocket for safety glasses and a front zipper pocket to store loose parts.