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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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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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20 Unique Upcycling Ideas for Old Tires

20 Unique Upcycling Ideas for Old Tires Tires are everywhere and you can easily get them for free from your local garage, used ones that is 🙂 Tires are a huge headache when it comes to waste management and recycling, but there are clever DIY ways that each of us can reuse and recycle them …

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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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40 Mindblowing Ways To Repurpose Old Clothing

40 Mindblowing Ways To Repurpose Old Clothing If you have wardrobes full of old clothing that you have not worn for a few years then check out this article from trendsandideas.com, They have put a list together of 40 ways to repurpose some of your old clothes. Most of us have old clothing that often …

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