Utility Knife/Box Cutter and blades

UTILITY KNIFE – Home Planet Gear Launches a new product!

UTILITY KNIFE – All Purpose Retractable Cutter A utility knife is definitely a tool that can be used for numerous activities. The thin blade and razor sharp edge can cut through plastic, wood, leather, paper,  cardboard and other fibers; it can even be used to score soft metals. A utility knife can be used for …

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Tape measure with tape

How to Read a Tape Measure – even if you hate math

A tape measure is a very basic tool. It can used in a wide variety of ways from people of all walks of life. It’s actually simple to use and proves to be very valuable when we need to accurately measure an item for a project, craft, remodeling, moving or any number of other uses. …

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Tape Measures - package

Tape Measures – Home Planet Gear Launches New Product

Where’s My Tape Measure? – 3 Pack of 10 ft, Locking, Auto-Wind Measuring Tapes with Fractions. Easy to Read. EASY TO FIND! When working around your home whether indoors or out, many projects require the use of a tape measure. Whether you want to know if a new piece of furniture will fit or how …

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78 Non-Food Prepping Supplies List

Prepping – A List of 78 Non-Food Supplies

    For many, prepping for eventualities makes a lot of sense. Some consider it a dire emergency and something to be pursued as an absolute priority. For others, it’s not so much an all-consuming passion as a wise way to ensure safety and security for the whole family. Prepping list: When considering how to …

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EverSaw 8.0 folding hand saw

EverSaw 8.0 featured in “Best Hand Saws” video

The folks at Pure Living for Life are living off grid. This is a couple who’ve made a commitment to live a simpler life removed from typical urban living and off the beaten path. They count on their own ingenuity to get things done. They learn how to use tools and ways of doing things …

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Tick-borne disease – prevent bites – learn to ward off diseases

As summer weather develops throughout most of North America, it’s a time when most people love to get outdoors and enjoy the sunshine, the warmth and marvel in nature coming alive. There are plenty of chores and activities that have been put off due to cold and wet weather. With warm and drier weather, the …

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Fire Pit in the works

Fire Pit – A Project You Can Do Yourself

  As signs of Spring begin to appear, if you’re like us, you’re starting to get outside more. We’re looking forward to longer days and being out in nature enjoying the garden, the flowers, trees and night time sky! A great way to enjoy the evenings outdoors is to sit around a fire and enjoy …

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EverSaw 8.0 - folding hand saw

How Is a Japanese Style Pull Cut Saw Different?

There are some pretty big differences between Home Planet Gear’s EverSaw 8.0 and the traditional Western saws that most of us are more familiar with. You may not be interested in the Applied Physics behind the differences in saw types, but we think that you will be interested in how “push style saws” differ from …

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The EverSaw 8.0 reviewed by Survival On Purpose

EverSaw 8.0 Folding Saw Reviewed by Survival On Purpose

The EverSaw 8.0 was reviewed by Bryan Stevens from Survival On Purpose in a video review which was posted to the Survival On Purpose YouTube channel. Survival On Purpose is focused on survival, camping, bushcraft and other outdoor skills. Their videos include skill training, gear reviews and general outdoor knowledge. Bryan Stevens, the creator of …

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Build an underground greenhouse and garden year-round

If you’re living a more natural life style, you likely put in a lot of time and effort to grow a good portion of your own food. Undoubtedly, your gardening activities are very much determined by the weather you experience. If you also live in a region that enjoys cold weather from Fall to late …

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