Ice Cabinet, A cheap home-made

Though we are not often visited by a spell of very hot weather, when one does arrive it is very useful to have some means of preserving perishable provisions and preventing butter becoming almost liquid. The chest illustrated by the two diagrams following can be made cheaply by any handy person, and will be found … Read more


THE last days of summer are generally a good time to take stock of the minor adjustments which will be necessary about the house before winter sets in. We have, besides, most probably returned from our holiday full of ideas for small improvements, and it is best to put them into execution before enthusiasm wanes. … Read more