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How To Build An Outdoor Cob Oven For $20

How To Build An Outdoor Cob Oven For $20 This is not the first time we have posted about building an outdoor DIY Cob/Clay oven (sometimes also know as a pizza oven). I actually prefer this DIY build tutorial from ‘Home Grown And Healthy. It is a lovely and personal post, with great photos that …

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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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Garden Inspiration: Build an Amish Cold Frame

Garden Inspiration: Build an Amish Cold Frame You might think that the growing season has a finite beginning and end: the last frost in spring and the first frost in fall. But, in fact, many gardeners try to start planting and harvesting when frost still threatens. With a simple coldframe, you can extend your season …

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What You Need in Your 5 Gallon Emergency Kit Bucket

What You Need in Your 5 Gallon Emergency Kit Bucket  You really should make some 5 gallon bucket emergency kits… They are so simple and cheap to make and more valuable than you would ever imagine! I have a few, one in my car, one in my basement .With regular large scale disasters already causing problems around …

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How To build a Self-Resetting Mouse Trap

How To build a Self-Resetting Mouse Trap The bucket mouse trap catches many mice in a single trap and does not need to be reset between mice. It’s also so simple to make that you probably already have most the parts parts needed lying around your home. When you have vermin invading your home and getting in …

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How To Build A Root Cellar

How to Build An Underground Root Cellar This is a great project on how to build a root cellar or a secret underground bunker if that is what you want. For those unfamiliar with the term, a root cellar is an underground room that acts like a natural refrigerator, maintaining temperatures in the mid 30’s …

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