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How to Build an Badass Evaporative Cooler

 How to Build an Badass Evaporative Cooler An evaporative cooler will reduce the temperature in a small to medium room by 20 to 30 degrees. This would be handy to have in a SHTF situation, also if you are camping. If you are trying to save money this may just do that too,instead of putting your …

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DIY Terra Cotta Lighthouse

DIY Terra Cotta Lighthouse Now that terra cotta pots are on sale, it’s the perfect time to get multiple sizes for a reduced price. This DIY project is great for any age and such a simple craft to make! There are numerous different ways to paint and stack these. However, I found the tutorial in …

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Top 10 DIY Solar Projects Anyone Can Do

Top 10 DIY Solar Projects Anyone Can Do Summer is pretty much  here… See how these Top 10 DIY Solar Projects Anyone Can Do, can save you money and help you out in an emergency too. I have been looking for good solar DIY projects for a while now and I found a great website that …

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Easy DIY Solar Charger and PSU [updated]

Easy DIY Solar Charger and PSU Now this is a little more advanced than taking an old garden solar light and quickly turning it into a phone charger. This is the king of solar garden hacks! Solar power is not as expensive as you may think. Small scale anyway. With other solar projects I have …

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20 Survival Uses for Pantyhose

20 Survival Uses for Pantyhose If you or your wife have been throwing away old pantyhose, stop right now. And if no one in your home uses pantyhose, you should definitely buy some. Pantyhose has all sorts of survival-related applications such as first aid, gardening, hunting, shelter construction, and even food storage. Because of this …

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DIY Unicorn Log Splitter

DIY Unicorn Log Splitter I thought I had seen it all when it comes to splitting wood. I have seen some things in my time but this thing blew me away as to how easy and effortlessly it splits wood of any size. This unicorn log splitter can split logs far faster and more efficiently …

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10 Outdoor DIY Projects You Can Do In Under An Hour

10 Outdoor DIY Projects You Can Do In Under An Hour Most of us really don’t want to start doing more work at the weekends when you have been at work all week but, if you’re like us and are looking for some easy DIY projects, we’ve got some light and easy projects that are …

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How To Make Your Own First Aid Antiseptic Ointment

How To Make Your Own First Aid Antiseptic Ointment This DIY antiseptic ointment is great for treating minor cuts, scraps, abrasions and whatnot, a lot of people like to use Neosporin or other antiseptic ointments, but did you know that instead of spending $5 to $10 on ointment, you can make your own DIY antiseptic …

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$3 Emergency Solar-Powered Radio Made With an Altoids Tin

$3 Emergency Solar-Powered Radio Made With an Altoids Tin Joshua Zimmerman has a great project up on Instructables for turning an Altoids tin into a compact solar radio. All said, the entire project cost a whole $3. It seems like a project coming at a time when everyone is ultra aware of emergency situations, so …

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11 Super Cool DIY Backyard Furniture Projects

11 Super Cool DIY Backyard Furniture Projects With spring here and summer just around the corner it’s the perfect time to get your DIY hands screwed on and start making things. I am sure you are like me and feel like you have been cooped up all winter long and need to start DIY’ing. These …

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