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Basic Tools for Homesteading Part 1 December 31, 2012

Filed under: Uncategorized — rbansey @ 7:20 pm

Now that we know what homesteading is, let’s talk a little bit about some of the things that you need on a homestead.  I’ve found a few blogs that talk a great deal about the tools you need for homesteading. I’m sharing some of those ideas with you here. To read more about this visit: 100 Basic Homestead Tools, Homestead Toolkit Part 1, Homestead Tool Kit Part 2.

So what are the top tools you need on your homestead? Let’s make a list:

  1. Hammers:
    Carpenter Hammer
    Sledge HammerBall Peen Hammer
    Rubber Mallet
  2. Screwdrivers
  3. Pliers (an assorted set and the ones below):
    Locking Jaw Pliers
    Needle Nose Pliers
    Pump Pliers
    Linesman Pliers
  4. Files & Rasps:
    Horse Rasp or Four-in-Hand File
    Wood File Set
    Metal File Set
  5. Wrenches:
    Adjustable Wrench
    Monkey Wrench Set
    Metric Allen Wrench Set
    Standard Allen Wrench Set
    Metric Combination Wrenches
    Standard Combination Wrenches
  6. Chisels
  7. Crow Bar:
    Mini Pry Bar
    Automotive Pry Bar Set
  8. Squares & Levels:
    Level
    Torpedo Level
    Line Level
    Combination Square
    Chalk Line
    Plumb Bob
  9. Socket Drivers
  10. Bolt Cutters

I will finish this list later, I do not want to put too much on you at once. And our Homesteading Tools series will end with a post on kitchen tools as well.

homesteading tools part 1

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4 Responses to “Basic Tools for Homesteading Part 1”

  1. […] year (really only 2 days ago, Happy 2013 btw), we talked about the Basic Tools for Homesteading, but we only covered a few of the tools that you would truly need and use on a fairly regular basis […]

  2. […] homesteading lifestyle. If you are new to my blog you may want to check out the first two posts at: Part 1 and Part 2. Let’s continue the list with the help of the following blogs/articles: 100 Basic […]

  3. […] Tools Series posts. If you are new to my blog you may want to check out the first three posts at:Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3. Let’s continue the list with the help of the following blogs/articles: 100 […]

  4. […] Tools Series posts. If you are new to my blog you may want to check out the first four posts at:Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4. Let’s continue the list with the help of the following […]


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