When Eustace Conway, the master primitive skills expert from Mountain Men and Elizabeth Gilbert's book, The Last American Man, first started construction of his 1,000-acre paradise known as Turtle Island, the very first building he constructed was his tool shed.
This is the ultimate message as to how important tools will be to your homesteading endeavors. They will enable you to clear land, raise crops, construct buildings, and everything in between.
Humans are nothing without our tools, so taking good care of them and using them wisely is the ultimate advice for the wannabe homesteader.
That said, choosing the right tool for the job is often a difficult decision, especially if that job involves cutting or sawing.
Every saw has different characteristics, and each one is ready to perform a specific job. It's your job to decide which of your treasured saw blades is right for what you want to accomplish.
The video on the next page should help. Find out some excellent tips on whether you're selecting the right tools to get the job done.