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How to Build a Simple Retaining Wall

Within the last year or two, I was able to finish my first two retaining walls, and I just love how these turned out. In this tutorial, I will show you how to build a simple retaining wall. My first project was a fire pit and a patio combination...

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Fire Starter Kit and How to Make It

If you enjoy camping, survival techniques, and the outdoors, I think you will enjoy this tutorial. In 7 easy steps, I show you how to make a fire starter, using the fire starter kit and deer antler (for the handle). I know – it’s easier just to use a...

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DIY Fire Pit

Does spending more quality family time around a cozy fire sound appealing? I will show you in 6 easy steps how to make a stone DIY fire pit that will bring your friends and family together. I’m building this firepit on top of a brand new flagstone patio, so...

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Hiking and Creativity

So how do hiking and creativity go together? Allow me to set the stage, and I will explain. Last weekend my family and I made our sixth trip to Guntersville State Park in Northeast Alabama. Here, they hold a multiple weekend event called Eagle Awareness Weekends. Eagles are rare...

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Welcome to Four Oaks Crafts

Welcome to Four Oaks Crafts.  My name is Scott Johnson and my goal is to create a website where craft and hobby ideas can be enjoyed and shared. The crafts and hobbies shared here will primarily be related to nature and outdoor activities.  Most of the crafts will be...

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