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Build A Vertical Wind Generator Using A Old Washing Machine Motor

Build A Vertical Wind Generator Using A Old Washing Machine Motor Wind power, as an alternative to fossil fuels, is plentiful, renewable, widely distributed, clean, produces no greenhouse gas emissions during operation and uses little land. The effects on the environment are generally less problematic than those from other power sources. This is a great easy …

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The Ultimate PVC Chicken Watering System

The Ultimate PVC Chicken Watering System I was looking for any help on keeping my mini-farm happy and healthy.  Chickens require clean drinking water, which may seem easy enough to do. But there are choices in how you deliver water to chickens Watering your chickens can become a very repetitive thing you have to do …

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How to Safely Refill Your One-Pound Propane Cylinders

How to Safely Refill Your One-Pound Propane Cylinders Summer Is upon us and that means it time to go camping!  Yippe. I will go through a lot of the small 1lb cylinders of propane. They are used for my stove, Lanterns, Heaters, etc. At  $3 – $4 a Piece, they can really start to add up, not to …

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How to Build a Corner Unit for Twin Storage Beds

How to Build a Corner Unit for Twin Storage Beds This project from Ana White teaches you how to build a corner unit with storage compartments just like those that go under the beds.  This project is so well done you’d think that the corner unit was originally part of the furniture plans, and that …

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The No-Weld Double-Barrel Smoker (and how to use it)

The No-Weld Double-Barrel Smoker (and how to use it) People have been smoking there meats or other products for centuries, possibly as long as mankind has been alive.  Smoking was originally used for fish, its primary function was believed to have been to keep flies away from the drying meat. Despite our primitive understanding of the fly …

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Never Buy Curtains Again – 27 Inspiring DIY Curtains

Never Buy Curtains Again – 27 Inspiring DIY Curtains You love your curtains, right? I mean, one of the fastest and easiest ways to completely change the look of your room is to change your curtains. I can’t tell you how many times over the years I have added new curtains to a room to …

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