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How To Build A 1000W LED Light

How To Build A 1000W LED Light I almost choked on my coffee this morning when I saw this tutorial on how to build a 1000 watt equivalent LED light. That is some serious power that we all could use in an emergency situation. The makers of this LED light call it “The Sun-Blaster”, what …

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How To Make A One Log Rocket Stove – Genius

How To Make A One Log Rocket Stove – Genius This one log rocket stove is a hybrid of a Swedish candle and will rock your camping world. I made one last night to cook some bacon and once the bacon was done, we had a Swedish candle to look at for 30 mins. Once …

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How to Sharpen Knives With an Old Belt

How To Sharpen Knives With an Old Belt Well, knock me down with a feather pillow! I thought I was savvy with knives and how to sharpen them but in all of my years doing this I have never come across this information. This is a really cool way to sharpen a dull blade. Most …

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DIY Night Stand With Locking Secret Hidden Drawer

DIY Night Stand With Locking Secret Hidden Drawer “Being able to hide things ‘in plain sight’ is something many preppers seek to accomplish as often as possible. Whether you want to keep a firearm handy in case of intruders or simply stash away some extra cash or other valuables, having a hidden secret drawer in …

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How To Make Emergency Fuel: Bucket Biodiesel

How To Make Emergency Fuel: Bucket Biodiesel There are a lot of how to make biodiesel articles floating around on the web,  I have looked at them all over the years. Some are good some not so good. I was doing my daily search of information and came across one of the best articles about …

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31 Surprising Uses For Borax

31 Surprising Uses For Borax You’ve probably heard of using borax as a laundry booster. Although it’s a great way to remove stains and make your laundry whiter and fresher, that’s just one of over 30 ways you can use borax. If you know how, you can use borax to clean the kitchen and bathroom, …

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10 Awesome Interior projects Using Pallets

10 Awesome Interior projects Using Pallets “I don’t know many places in the world that don’t have an abundance of shipping pallets. They can usually be gotten for free or extremely inexpensive and the uses for them are endless! Chances are pretty good that you have seen at least a few different projects that include …

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How To Tie the Ultimate, All-Purpose Knot

How To Tie the Ultimate, All-Purpose Knot Certain skills are part of the Swiss Army Knife collection; abilities useful in so many places that once learned, you wonder how you ever got along without them. Tying a bowline knot— sometimes called a bowline hitch—is one of those skills. The knot creates a loop of rope …

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Propagation of Fruit Bearing Trees by Air-Layering

Propagation of Fruit Bearing Trees by Air-Layering Most of us want to plant and grow fruit trees at our home garden or in an orchard for their tasty fruits. There are many ways a fruit tree can be propagated – from seeds, from a nursery-bought seedling or by means of Air-layering. The problem with growing …

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DIY Ultimate Auto-Wicking Raised Garden Bed

DIY Ultimate Auto-Wicking Raised Garden Bed Wicking beds are a unique and increasingly popular way to grow vegetables. They are self-contained raised beds with built-in reservoirs that supply water from the bottom up – changing how, and how much, you water your beds. In this article, we’ll talk about how wicking beds work and why we …

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