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How To Make A Trash Can Cooler

How To Make A Trash Can Cooler It’s the height of summer and if you haven’t already noticed you soon will that your electricity bill is getting higher and higher. This is because you have the A/C on pretty much all the time. I have posted projects like this in the past like How to Build …

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How To Print Pictures On Wood

How To Print Pictures On Wood I think this is my next project. I have seen other tutorials on how to print pictures and writing onto wood but this article beats them all hands down. The article shows you exactly how to put your pictures onto any piece of wood you want. I personally would …

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How To Make A Survival Bow

How To Make A Survival Bow Knowing how to make a survival bow is a great skill set to have. Making one is so easy even your kids should learn this. Having a bow and arrow in an emergency will increase your chances of survival by a lot. In fact it could mean the difference …

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Build This Cob House For $3000

Build This Cob House For $3000 Building a cob house is second on my list after a log cabin. If I am honest with my self, a cob house should be first because they are easier to build and repair. Cob houses actually keep the temperature inside more regulated, thus saving valuable energy on cooling …

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101 Little Things You Can Fix Right Now

101 Little Things You Can Fix Right Now This may not seem relevant to prepping but if you sit down and think about it, it really is. These 101 homesteading chores need to be done in order to have a functioning off the grid home if the power goes out but we all think of …

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Why You Need A Faraday Cage And How To Build One

Why You Need A Faraday Cage And How To Build One We all know am EMP strike could render our electronic devices useless. Did you know that you can actually prevent damage to your electronics by building a Faraday cage? They are really easy to build and actually won’t cost you a lot to make …

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5 DIY Laundry Detergent Recipes

5 DIY Laundry Detergent Recipes We all know that there is more than one way to skin a cat, the same can be said for laundry detergent. I found 5 great recipes that work and smell nice and that will save you hundreds of dollars a year! I have tried one of these recipes and …

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How To Make Papercrete

How To Make Papercrete Papercrete is the ultimate building material for preppers, homesteaders, and off grid living enthusiasts. Papercrete is easy and cheap to make. It also could solve your paper and cardboard recycling problems. You make these building blocks by using old paper or cardboard. The process to make papercrete is easy and if you …

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How To Make Your Own Wine With Fruits, Flowers & Veggies

How To Make Your Own Wine With Fruits, Flowers & Veggies If you are sick of buying wines that taste just OK, then consider making your own. Making wine is fun, easy and cheap! Not many of us realize you can make wine from pretty much any fruit, flowers and vegetables. My wife and I …

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How To Make And Hunt with a Paracord Sling

How To Make And Hunt with a Paracord Sling This how to make and hunt with a paracord sling is just pure genius, David killed Goliath with a sling so why wouldn’t we be able to kill some rabbits or squirrels with one. I personally have never tried hunting this way, I have seen others …

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How To Build A Compost Tumbler Bucket

How To Build A Compost Tumbler Bucket This tutorial shows you how to build a compost tumbler bucket system for very little money. If you are lucky enough to have a garden, you need to have a compost tumbler, they are easy to make, cheap to build and can make compost very quickly. You can …

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How To Build A Gypsy Wagon Trailer

How To Build A Gypsy Wagon Trailer If you are looking to build a nice camper or off the grid tiny house, I think this how to build a gypsy wagon trailer is for you. It combines the old-school look of a gypsy trailer with the modern amenities of a new camper. Best of all, you …

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70+ Homestead Hacks

70+ Homestead Hacks I love articles like this one. I think you will be very busy with these 70+ Homestead Hacks. I think it’s just amazing how people can come up with ideas like these to make life easier and save you money all at the same time. Hacks  refers to any trick, shortcut, skill, or …

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DIY Naturally Cool Cob Playhouse

DIY Naturally Cool Cob Playhouse If you have kids / grand-kids, this easy CHEAP naturally cool cob playhouse project needs to be built. This project will earn you respect points with the little ones and give them a little retreat to cool off in the summer heat. After looking at the instructable, I think this …

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13 Cheap DIY Greenhouse Project Plans

13 Cheap DIY Greenhouse Project Plans If you have the space I think it is very important you have a greenhouse. If SHTF or you get bad weather for weeks at a time this could effect your vegetables in a bad way. Greenhouses produce a better yield as the temperatures and humidity are more stable. …

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