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Are You Old School Enough To Swing An Ax? Get Your Wood Now, Nancy Boy!

If you’re new to Old School Rules, please take a few moments to read some posts and look around. Also… #1 Before you head out to your wood pile, don’t forget to click the link at the top and “like” Old School Rules blog on Facebook. Be sure to subscribe to the RSS feed, too. #2 Spread … Continue reading »

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Building A Work Ethic In Your Sons

  When I was about twenty I was helping my dad with yard work around his house. He had me hauling soil in a wheelbarrow from a neighbor’s yard to our yard. I sat down for a moment to catch my breath and Dad said, “Hard work, huh, son?” I replied, “Yeah, but it doesn’t … Continue reading »

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Are These Three Things In Your Tool Box?

I paid a guy thirteen grand to install a wood/coal burning furnace on the homestead. I love this thing. I live where it’s cold at least four to five months a year. This furnace heats my home and office building at about one fifth the fuel cost of the closest priced alternative. It will probably … Continue reading »

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