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Tea Towel Game Instructions: Checkers

Checkers is the American/English version of international draughts. It’s a straightforward, strategic game for two players. Have you never played Checkers before or has it been a while since you last played? Find out how to play Checkers in the instructions below. Equipment 1 Weltevree Tea Towel with Checkers pattern 2 x 12 tokens. Each player

How to: Split firewood like a lumberjack

Why split wood? Splitting wood is essential when preparing a fire. If you split wood long before you’ll need it, it will dry quicker and burn better. Especially oak, elm and birch (more dense wood types) benefit from splitting long before use. By splitting wood, you not only help the wood dry faster. The smaller,

How to: Light a fire using the Swiss method

Forget what you know about building fires: the Swiss method is here to stir up the fire making traditions. This method is a result of Swiss research on how to build a more environmentally friendly fire. It is energy efficient and leads to a cleaner burn with less smoke and better combustion. The Swiss method

How to: Build a fire with minimal impact on your environment

Weltevree outdooroven next to a pool

The Weltevree Outdooroven and Dutchtub offer heat and comfort outdoors. In exchange, all they ask for is firewood. Using wood as a heat source is an environmentally conscious choice since it is a renewable resource. However, you do need to make sure you’re burning the wood the right way. When done correctly, you can enjoy

Holiday accommodations to extend the outdoor season

With summer out of sight and the days getting shorter, we tend to focus on whatever is happening inside a lot more. But with the right tools and mindset, anyone can extend the outdoor season. Extending the outdoor season is not limited to your own backyard or terrace. This extension can also reach beyond those

Autumn activity: picking local fruits and vegetables

Autumn is the time to go outside and revel in the falling leaves and changing colors, either in the woods or in your own garden. Additionally, it’s an important time for orchards and pumpkin farms. Long after summer is over, fresh farm products are widely available in autumn. At Weltevree we support quality time and

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