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So I was browsing the Self Sufficient 'ish' sometime last year and came upon the article titled Keeping your cool, Replacing the Humble Refigerator by...
The supplies are pretty simple:a tin can big enough to fit your beverage containeran unglazed terra cotta flower pot big enough to fit the tin can and...
If your pot has a hole in the bottom for drainage, this will need to be sealed. Otherwise, sand and water will leak right out. To do this, cut a sma...
Next, add a little sand to the bottom of the pot. The idea is to provide enough so the tin can will rest on it, but not so much that the can sticks o...
Use a piece of rubber tubing to provide a fill tube. The idea is to make it big enough that you can actually add water (and to provide a reservoir as...
I found that the fill tube didn't seal against the cement so when I added water, it just leaked out around the edges of the tube and barely wicked int...
Once everything is good and dry, you're all set to go. I use a funnel to get enough water into the fill tube to let it wick into the sand. It takes ...
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