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Running the Rim

Winding through dense forest for 120 miles atop the most prominent section of the Mogollon Rim, the Rim Road (FR300) crosses the eastern half of …

DIY Beard Oil | The Art of Manliness

“Hey Fred, your beard is looking a little scraggly. Have you tried rubbing some beard oil in it? It’ll change your life, brother.”<p>Just like the mop …

Four Things to Know About Mature Bucks

<i>Photo by Bill Kinney</i><p>If you want to target mature bucks, the first step is to realize that older deer don't behave like younger ones. The second step …

Why You Should Parent Like a Video Game | The Art of Manliness

From boyhood all the way through my college years I loved playing video games – many a night you could find me mashing the buttons on my controller …

Yes You Can: Cure and Smoke Your Own Ham!

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here.<p>I’m excited to share this post with you, because it …

How to Make Anything: 30 Things You Should Know How to Do

A rallying cry: we live in an age of resurgent self-reliance. So consider this a call to action: Whether it's a lamp or limoncello, we hope a project here will inspire the urgent desire to build something.<p>A rallying cry: we live in an age of resurgent self-reliance. So consider this a call to …

How to Build a Passive Solar Water Heater - Green Homes

<i>Follow these guidelines to build an easy and affordable solar hot water heater. Explore the various types of solar water heaters. Learn how a passive</i> …

Solar Power

How I Used a Paint Can to Forge a Rugged Knife [Video]

Hackett relies on his ingenuity to turn spring steel into an edged blade.<p>Before bows and arrows, language, and even vertical foreheads, some of our ancestors survived by industriously chipping rocks into sharp tools. Today we take metal knives for granted, yet few are made to survive a world …

Crossbows

How the (Homemade) Sausage Is Made

It seems daunting, but yes, you can make sausage at home. Here's everything you need to know to take on this rewarding project<p><b>I don’t believe in magic</b>, but I believe in sausage. Grind cheap, less popular meat, season the heck out of it, pack it into a tube, and voilà—links way more delicious and …

BBQ

Sunday Supper: Grilled Bratwurst, Beer, and Cheddar Soup

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>Being a Midwestern gal, I appreciate a solid beer-cheese soup. Now, I know a rich, hot, cheesy soup may not sound like summertime fare (or maybe it does, if you're hardcore like me), but my version has a killer summer …

DIY Hanging Lounge Chair

I know I always get pretty excited about the projects on here but, seriously, this is one of my favorites! I’ve had a hanging chair on my to-make …

Woodworking

5 Wine Bottle DIYs

I don’t know about you, but I always feel a little twinge of guilt when a wine bottle ends up in the recycling bin. It just seems like I should be …

Ambling About Minnesota’s Iron Range

Amongst the mosquitoes and lakes, the logging roads and the OHV routes that double as snowmobile trails in winter, the dispersed camping, the …

The Importance of Punctuality | The Art of Manliness

The life of George Washington was characterized by a scrupulous regard for punctuality.<p>When he asked a man to bring by some horses he was interested …

"In a Far Country" by Jack London | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This week I shared my daily work routines and practices, amongst which is a ritual I use to get my mind ready to write. As part of</i> …

Essential Jeremiads: 16 Cultural Critiques Every Man Should Read | The Art of Manliness

Today we laid out an argument for why it’s vital for every man to regularly engage with hard-hitting jeremiads — a form of rhetoric that laments …

The Perfect Pull-Up Fitness Guide | The Art of Manliness

I’m still haunted by my 6th grade gym class. At the beginning of the semester, all the students took part in a physical fitness test. Part of the …

Best Movies to Watch: 100 Must See Movies | The Art of Manliness

For whatever reason (most likely the fact that viewing is easier than reading), films don’t seem to get the same kind of cultural respect as books …

41 Camping Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

These tips and tricks will guarantee you'll be a totally happy camper this summer.

Hacking

How to Build an Adult Slip-n-Slide | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Stratton Lawrence</i>.<p>Before reading another word of an article about how to build a man-sized slip-‘n-slide, …

50 Best Non-fiction Adventure Books | The Art of Manliness

Following up on our recent look into the world of fictional adventure literature, we now turn to the true life tales of exploration, adventure, and …

7 Ways to Silence Your Squeaky Floor

Dont put up with those annoying squeaks in your floors and stairs. Fixing the problem is straightforward, relatively inexpensive, and usually requires less than 10 minutes.<p>Don't put up with those annoying squeaks in your floors and stairs. Fixing the problem is straightforward, relatively …

Family-Friendly Hiking in America’s National Parks

Finding the right hike for children can be tricky: The trail needs to be safe and not too strenuous, yet interesting enough to keep the young folks’ attention. As a bonus, it would be nice if the hike stimulated them to want to learn more about the place. America’s national parks abound in good …

7 Lost Household Arts You Should Revive

Rediscover the joys of what grandma used to do.<p>Rediscover the joys — and cheap-living benefits — of what grandma used to do.

Learn to Tie a Trucker's Hitch, the Knot You'll Use All Year

Need to secure canoes and kayaks to your truck or tie down long lengths of rope at your camp site? Then you need to learn the trucker's hitch.<p><b>Every year at Thanksgiving, my family treks to a</b> Christmas tree farm in the North Carolina mountains. We choose a Fraser fir, call in the chainsaw man, and …

38 Vintage Conversation Rules | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: The excerpt below comes from a book published in 1875:</i> A Gentleman’s Guide to Etiquette <i>by Cecil B. Hartley. Hartley’s rules may be</i> …

7 Letters to Write Before You Turn 70 | The Art of Manliness

At AoM we’re great champions of the lost art of letter writing. Emails, texting, and the wide variety of other digital mediums available to us in the …

Do You Have These Deadly Plants at Home?

Keep your kids and pets away from these popular picks.<p>We're not saying you can't keep them. But watch pets and kids closely — they might get sick (or worse) from eating these leaves and flowers. This article originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com.

Plants

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