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FREE SolarBuck Cart Plans with a WaterBoy Well Bucket Purchase

FREE SolarBuck Cart Plans with a WaterBoy Well Bucket Purchase We encourage everyone with a drilled well to have a Waterboy Windlass and Well Bucket on hand for emergencies, even if they have solar power, wind generators or other alternative energy systems for retrieving water. Storms or other disasters can temporarily or permanently disable those […]

Using a WaterBoy Well Bucket

Is a Solar Pump a Better Option than the WaterBuck Pump?

If, in general, you want to go off-grid to reduce your carbon footprint and electric bill, and don’t want to pump your water by hand or can’t, then a solar pump system is your best option. However, if you’re going off-grid to be prepared because of the uncertain days we live in (catastrophic storms from […]


Hand Pumps and WaterBuck in Capper’s Farmer

Well WaterBoy Products and the WaterBuck Pump are in the Summer 2015 issue of Capper’s Farmer magazine that hit newsstands today. It’s an honor to be featured in a publication that for more than 100 years has been giving practical advice for the homestead life. Besides the DIY plans for garden produce bins and chicken coops […]

WaterBuck Pump in Cappers article

WaterBuck hand water pump capacity chart

WaterBuck Pump Performance Chart

Peak gallons per minute (GPM) provided in this table are approximate based on actual field tests of the WaterBuck Pump operated by one fit man completing 27 cycles at maximum static depth of each cylinder. Two operators increase GPM and one operator yields more cycles per minute at lesser static depths. One man of average […]


Assess Your Long-Term Water Needs Now 1

Born and raised in the United States with clean, inexpensive running water everywhere I lived, I never imagined there would come a day of water crises. I realize now that eventually water will be more valuable than oil. This reality should prompt homeowners with water wells to invest in their own manual water supply system. […]

Decline In Fresh Water

Hobby Farms article

WaterBuck in Hobby Farms Magazine

Along with six other nifty inventions, the WaterBuck Pump was featured this month in Hobby Farms Magazine. You can find us on Page 60 of the January/February 2015 issue in the Farm Storehouse section, the one that showcases “New Products to Help and Inspire.” We’ve been fans of Hobby Farms for several years, after first […]


Make a Sturdy Shag Rag Rug of T-Shirts 1

After years of looking for the most durable, yet simplest homemade rugs to wash, I have finally hit on a winner – shag throw rugs made of old T-shirts and towels. Besides being easy to make and care for, the rugs are fabricated from goods from the rag bag. With animals inside and outside our […]

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Free Shipping for Treadle-Sewn Goods

We now ship our treadle-sewn goods free anywhere in the United States. This includes our popular Granny’s Clothespin Bags, Super-Tuff Firewood Carriers, Triple-Pocket Aprons and all of our quilted patchwork items. We also have a host of bright and cheery colors in stock of our patchwork potholders and place mats. As always, all of our […]


Treadle-Sewn Super Sale ends tonight

Order a Granny’s Clothespin Bag for your sweetheart – or mom or laundry lady — this Christmas at a great price. But hurry; our first-ever Treadle Sewn Super Sale ends tonight. We’ve also stocked the shelves with patchwork potholders and place mats in warm fall and sparkling winter colors to brighten your holiday table. With […]

Winter patchwork potholders

Super Sale ends Dec. 10

Homestead-Sewn Super Sale thru Dec. 10

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas — and fall and winter — here as we prepare for our first-ever holiday sale of quality treadle-sewn products. Here is your opportunity to gift your family and friends with a homemade gift that will surely be used and treasured for years. And you don’t need to sew […]