The Walden Effect: Farming, simple living, permaculture, and invention.

StarPlate drill press notes

drill press in wheelbarrow

The Skil drill press is still going strong with its new return spring.

We tried using it on the StarPlate building, but ended up using the electric hand powered one.

The issue was power. Extension cords can only go so far before they lose some punch.



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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.



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