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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 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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Build Your Own Outdoor Foot Pump Field Sink

Build Your Own Outdoor Foot Pump Field Sink Bring running water to remote locations with this foot pump operated wash station. Perfect for camp or the patio. Ideal for campfire or BBQ grill-side food prep clean-up. Ready for a duch oven or BBQ outdoor cook competition yet miles from running water? Our scout troop uses …

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6 Ways To Build A Rocket Stove

6 Ways To Build A Rocket Stove A rocket stove is an efficient cooking stove using small diameter wood fuel which is burned in a simple high-temperature combustion chamber containing a vertical chimney and a secondary air supply which ensures almost complete combustion prior to the flames reaching the cooking surface. The principles were described by Dr. Larry Winiarski from Aprovecho in 1982 and …

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Build A 300 Square Foot Windproof Hoop House For Under $500

Build A 300 Square Foot Windproof Hoop House For Under $500 If you have a large garden this has got to be one of those projects you have to do. Having a large greenhouse will help you grow vegetables pretty much all year round. You can build smaller ones but they seem to be useless …

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DIY Backyard Composting Solutions

DIY Backyard Composting Solutions Composting is a simple way to add nutrient-rich humus which fuels plant growth and restores vitality to depleted soil. It’s also free, easy to make and good for the environment. There are lots of good reasons to compost. Save money, save resources, improve your soil and reduce your impact on the environment. Regardless …

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