Category Archive: Homesteading

How To Turn Old Jeans Into A Denim Rag Quilt

How To Turn Old Jeans Into A Denim Rag Quilt This step by step tutorial of How To Make A Blue Jean Denim Rag Quilt is an amazing way to re purpose and re use old jeans your family has out grown. There is something special about a rag quilt made from clothing your family …

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Pumpkin Spice Soap Recipe (No Lye)

Pumpkin Spice Soap Recipe (No Lye) Making soap at home can be a great way to save money. However, many recipes call for using lye in soap making. Lye is not a very safe chemical to have around. This is a guide about making soap without lye. Making soap can be compared to making cake. …

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Homemade Cracked Heel Remedy – For Super Soft Feet!

Homemade Cracked Heel Remedy – For Super Soft Feet! Cracked heels are a sign of lack of attention to foot care rather than just overexposure or lack of moisturizing. Medically, cracked heels are also known as heel fissures. Fissures are regular linear cut wounds and mostly affect the surface level which comprises of the epidermis. …

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How To Make A Cool $10 Firepit

$10 DIY One Hour Upcycled Firepit A fire pit can vary from a pit dug in the ground to an elaborate gas burning structure of stone, brick, and metal. The common feature of fire pits is that they are designed to contain fire and prevent it from spreading.Here’s how to turn an old washing machine drum (available cheap at used appliance …

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Upcycled Sweater: Cat Bed Or Dog Bed

Upcycled Sweater: Cat Bed Or Dog Bed Sunny days and warmer temperatures are coming, and that means a little dose of spring cleaning could be necessary too. While you switch over your clothes from winter sweaters and long-johns to shorts and summer dresses, make sure not to pack up your old sweater just yet Here …

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How To Build A Wood Stove Heat Exchanger

How To Build A Wood Stove Heat Exchanger The image you see above is a wood stove heat exchanger. This metal box inserted directly into your existing flue pipe.  As the hot flue gas travels upwards through this box it heats steel heat exchanging tubes that travel through the whole container. The nine holes in the …

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