Making a Perfect Bamboo Harvester

Straighten Bamboo poles with just few heavy stones

Bamboo plays a crucial role in any farm. They have countless uses and benefits. Let’s look at how to choose a good bamboo pole harvester for picking fruits. The goal is to make it strong and light once dried. All the bamboo varieties are generally very strong. Most of the times fresh bamboo will already have an arch because of leaves at the top. Once you cut the bamboo there…

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A Tribute to Gopalattan Traditional Blacksmith

Traditional Blacksmith Gopalattan in his Workshop

Meet Gopalattan. He is the head of a traditional blacksmith family. He is 85 years old and still going strong. Even today after a hard days work he needs a bottle of Toddy. Very few among his community still practice it the old way. Many have gone hi-tech. Once upon a time entire communities – especially farmers – were dependent on blacksmiths and few other craftsmen. Without good tools any…

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