Rain Barrels, Chicken Coops, and Solar Panels
Welcome to Rain Barrels, Chicken Coops, and Solar Panels: projects to get you off the grid, a collection of awesome do-it-yourself projects from Instructables.com!

The Instructables editors have chosen some of our best do-it-yourself off-the-grid projects to educate and inspire you to make great things with easily-available tools.

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  1. Backyard Chicken Coop
  2. Greenhouse From Old Windows
  3. Solar Power System
  4. Collect rain water with a wine barrel
  5. Roughneck Rain Barrel
  6. Green Solar Powered Water Barrel
  7. Rainwater collection & distribution system
  8. Small Chicken Tractor for the City Dweller
  9. Chicken Barrow
  10. DIY 1000 watt wind turbine
  11. Build a 60 Watt Solar Panel
  12. How to MAKE PV Solar Panels
  13. Solar Lawn Mower!
  14. Clipping Chicken Wings
  15. Solar powered fountain/herb garden
  16. Chispito Wind Generator
  17. How to build a thermoelectric lamp
  18. An Algae Bioreactor from Recycled Water Bottles
  19. How I built an electricity producing wind turbine
  20. Solar PV tracker
  21. Solar Powered Cell Phone Charger
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