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How To Make A PVC Crisis Bow

How To Make A PVC Crisis Bow Imagine waking up one morning and all hell broke lose… SHTF and you had no ammo or you had no gun. You would need something with enough power to stop intruders and kill animals for food! Materials Needed One 5′ section of schedule 40 PVC pipe, 3/4″ thick …

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DIY Self Watering Alaska Grow Buckets

DIY Self Watering Alaska Grow Buckets This simple DIY self watering Alaska grow bucket project could propel you garden into a super growing garden in no time! Find free buckets on Craigslist or your local classifieds like freecycle.com to make this project very frugal. The Alaska Grow Bucket is the easiest self-watering container system that anyone …

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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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How A Wire Fairy Is Created

How A Wire Fairy Is Created I am in love with these sculptures. I saw the video below on Facebook a few weeks ago and have been in awe ever since. I contacted the owner of the company to see if I could order one but he is not taking any more orders as he …

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MacGyver-Style Camping Hacks

MacGyver-Style Camping Hacks Ah, good old MacGyver strikes again. He was famous for troubleshooting and coming up with solutions to problems with everyday things. One of his famous quotes is “If you had some duct tape, I could fix that” With that in mind I found a great collection of camping hacks that could make …

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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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Turn A Cheap Carport Into An Awesome Barn

How-To Turn A Cheap Carport Into An Awesome Barn Well, knock me sideways! I have been looking for a DIY project like this one for a very long time. I can’t belive this project hasn’t gone viral yet because it is cheap to make and super easy to convert into a great big barn. You can …

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The 55 Best Herbal Remedies Known To Man

The 55 Best Herbal Remedies Known To Man While some people may dismiss herbal remedies as quackery, the use of botanicals is well rooted in medical practice. Ancient doctors methodically collected information about herbs and developed well-defined pharmacopoeias to treat a variety of ailments. More than a quarter of all drugs used today contain active …

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