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Josh Smith

Josh Smith

Josh is a native Michigander and Tennessee transplant for half of his life. His passion for the outdoors and a life spent working with his hands has been passed down over many generations. He is a co-founder of Wild Carrot Deer Attractants.

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Photos: How to Build a Mobile Chicken Coop

Homesteading

Photos: How to Build a Mobile Chicken Coop

With folks taking such interest in becoming more self-sufficient and getting in touch with where their food comes from, raising chickens has become a popular hobby. Whether for meat, eggs, or both, chickens provide an excellent source of protein—and never mind the fact that befriending the little...
Photos: How to Build an Archery Target Stand

Gear

Photos: How to Build an Archery Target Stand

It’s that time of year again—dust off your bow and get some reps in before hunting season. While the sun is still burning with the heat of summer, it can get difficult to pull yourself outdoors and put in the practice required. One way I stay motivated to continually practice is to change my targets...
Photos: How to Build a Raised Garden Bed from a Plastic Barrel

Gardening

Photos: How to Build a Raised Garden Bed from a Plastic Barrel

There is no better complement to a meal of wild game than fresh herbs and veggies from your own garden. Our hillside home in East Tennessee isn’t very conducive to traditional gardening, so I build raised beds as a practical, productive solution. I use plastic barrels to make beds that require...
Photos: How to Build a Deer Blind From Pallets

Whitetail

Photos: How to Build a Deer Blind From Pallets

Most of us are aware that prices are rising for building materials (up 300% in some cases). While that can tend to put a damper on jumping into a project, there are still ways to get things done on a tight budget. For a while now, I’ve been wanting to put a box blind on our property to give my young...