Instructables: exploring - home - homesteading - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 23 Aug 2017 01:35:09 PDT BLOX v1.01 PVC SLIDING DOOR http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-SLIDING-DOOR/
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Tue, 22 Aug 2017 00:23:56 PDT
Repairing Stripped Cabinet Hinges http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-Stripped-Cabinet-Hinges/
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Tue, 15 Aug 2017 11:22:24 PDT
Paper + Grass Clippings Fuel Briquettes http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Grass-Clippings-Fuel-Briquettes/
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Sun, 13 Aug 2017 21:53:44 PDT
Paper + Sunflower Seed Husk Fuel Briquettes http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Sunflower-Seed-Husk-Fuel-Brickets/
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Thu, 10 Aug 2017 12:18:52 PDT
Paper + Wood Shavings Fuel Briquettes http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Wood-Shavings-Fire-Brickets/
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Thu, 10 Aug 2017 09:53:18 PDT
Design and Build a Tiny House http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-and-Build-a-Tiny-House/
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Sat, 29 Jul 2017 20:49:58 PDT
Make a Cheese Cave From a Mini Fridge! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Cheese-Cave-From-a-Mini-Fridge/
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Thu, 29 Jun 2017 06:00:29 PDT
Rocking Chair for Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Rocking-Chair-for-Garden/
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Wed, 21 Jun 2017 08:34:05 PDT
Green Solar Powered Water Barrel Version 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Green-Solar-Water-Barrel-Version-2/
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Mon, 5 Jun 2017 22:02:22 PDT
Building a Privacy Burm for Free http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Privacy-Burm-for-Free/
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Mon, 29 May 2017 18:31:39 PDT
Wireless Backyard Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Backyard-Light/
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Mon, 8 May 2017 18:27:46 PDT
The Best Lofted Bed There Is http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Best-Lofted-Bed-There-Is/
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 20:49:44 PST
Extracting Honey on the Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Extracting-Honey-on-the-Cheap/
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Tue, 31 Jan 2017 06:19:53 PST
Wood Shavings into Light Fire Brickets "No Water Soaking Method" (experiment) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Shavings-Into-Light-Fire-Brickets-No-Water-So/
Wood Shavings into Light Fire Brickets "No Water Soaking Method" (experiment) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/TEYW/IYAN2K0L/FCFTEYWIYAN2K0L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/TEYW/IYAN2K0L/FCFTEYWIYAN2K0L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/TEYW/IYAN2K0L/FCFTEYWIYAN2K0L.SMALL.jpg Waldemar Sha I'm not that much of a woodworker but still I've manged to collect some quantity of wood shavings during the Winter season. If it was Summer I would probably tried to make fuel brickets from them in more conventional way: by mixing with shredded paper, soaking in weter and drying under the Sun after...
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Wed, 25 Jan 2017 05:31:18 PST
6.3 kiloWatt Ground Mount Home Solar Array http://www.instructables.com/id/63-KW-Ground-Mount-Home-Solar-Array/
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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 15:40:58 PST
Pallet chicken coop http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Chicken-Coop/
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Tue, 10 Jan 2017 19:18:04 PST
Temperature Guided Ventilator http://www.instructables.com/id/Temperature-Guided-Ventilator/
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Tue, 10 Jan 2017 05:19:02 PST
Chicken Coop Drinking Water De-Icer http://www.instructables.com/id/Heated-Chicken-WaterFeeder/
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Fri, 6 Jan 2017 10:04:11 PST
Low Cost Angled King Size Headboard with Storage and Foldable Tray http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-Angled-Headboard-With-Storage-and-Foldabl/
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Sat, 26 Nov 2016 14:53:36 PST
How to Build a Chicken Tractor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Chicken-Tractor/
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Sat, 22 Oct 2016 19:31:50 PDT
Easy to build PVC Chicken Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-Build-PVC-Chicken-Feeder/
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Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:39:57 PDT
Plywood Laptop Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Laptop-Table/
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Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:00:33 PDT
DIY Chicken Tractor Plans http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Chicken-Tractor-Plans/
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Sat, 17 Sep 2016 07:33:06 PDT
Misadventures in Plumbing - 101 http://www.instructables.com/id/Misadventures-in-Plumbing-101/
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Wed, 21 Sep 2016 20:22:16 PDT
Grow Ten Tons of Organic Vegetables: Leeks, Onions, Potatoes, Broad beans, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Sweetcorn, Courgettes & marrows, Sugar beet, Beetroot, Carrots, Swede, Kale, Calebrese & Broccoli, Brussel sprouts, rhubarb & Strawberries http://www.instructables.com/id/Grow-Ten-Tons-of-Organic-Vegetables-Leeks-Onions-P/
Grow Ten Tons of Organic Vegetables: Leeks, Onions, Potatoes, Broad beans, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Sweetcorn, Courgettes & marrows, Sugar beet, Beetroot, Carrots, Swede, Kale, Calebrese & Broccoli, Brussel sprouts, rhubarb & Strawberries - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/H8N0/ISCBW00P/FRWH8N0ISCBW00P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/H8N0/ISCBW00P/FRWH8N0ISCBW00P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/H8N0/ISCBW00P/FRWH8N0ISCBW00P.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat With the resurgence of small farm scale 'organic' vegetable production actual published useful information is very scarce or non existent. If you read gardening books, they are normally plagiarised from other authors, often by lazy celebrities, who either have no original ideas or just leave it all ...
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Tue, 6 Sep 2016 08:47:02 PDT
Chicken Accommodation Available for a Handsome, Single Young Man! http://www.instructables.com/id/Chicken-Accommodation-Available-for-a-Handsome-Sin/
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Fri, 2 Sep 2016 19:57:45 PDT
Solar Heated Large Scale Dehydrator http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Heated-Large-Scale-Dehydrator/
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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 19:51:17 PDT
Make your own lye http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-lye-1/
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 13:21:22 PDT
How to Stack and Ventilate Firewood with Pallet Wrap http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Stack-Firewood-With-Pallet-Wrap/
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Sat, 13 Aug 2016 02:36:31 PDT
Do-It-Yourself $130 Flag Pole http://www.instructables.com/id/Do-It-Yourself-130-Flag-Pole/
Do-It-Yourself $130 Flag Pole - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/YVJA/IR80YINZ/FQJYVJAIR80YINZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/YVJA/IR80YINZ/FQJYVJAIR80YINZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/YVJA/IR80YINZ/FQJYVJAIR80YINZ.SMALL.jpg DIYTyler I have always wanted a flag flying in front of my home and it has been far too long around our place without one. I finally had the time to come up with a simple, inexpensive yet very strong flag pole that cost less than $130. This project can be completed in one afternoon with parts that are readil...
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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 13:19:12 PDT
Cheap Treated Clothesline - Our Solar Clothes Dryer! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Treated-Clothesline-Our-Solar-Clothes-Dryer/
Cheap Treated Clothesline - Our Solar Clothes Dryer! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/RVP0/IQI5G7PO/FCJRVP0IQI5G7PO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/RVP0/IQI5G7PO/FCJRVP0IQI5G7PO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/RVP0/IQI5G7PO/FCJRVP0IQI5G7PO.SMALL.jpg More Cowbell A clothesline is an easy way to save money by harnessing the sun and the wind while saving money on energy.We have been using this setup for years and love it. It is quick, inexpensive, attractive and functional. Supplies This project was built with leftovers from DIY projects. Each spring my ...
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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 09:17:36 PDT
DIY 5-Gallon Chicken Waterer http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-5-Gallon-Chicken-Waterer/
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Sat, 2 Jul 2016 07:21:31 PDT
The 'Easy Empty' Composting Toilet Project: Part 2 - Superstructure http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Easy-Empty-Composting-Toilet-Project-Part-2-Su/
The 'Easy Empty' Composting Toilet Project: Part 2 - Superstructure - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/7156/IPVH9DUZ/F227156IPVH9DUZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/7156/IPVH9DUZ/F227156IPVH9DUZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/7156/IPVH9DUZ/F227156IPVH9DUZ.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat A 'shed on stilts', our faeces are dropped from a great height straight into huge portable plastic IBC tanks which can be shifted around underneath the superstructure and then transported by fork lift trucks, tractors etc. and used for growing specific fruit/vegetables.Since building this structure,...
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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 05:10:40 PDT
The 'Easy Empty' Composting Toilet Project: Part 1 - Ground Works http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Easy-Empty-Composting-Toilet-Project-Part-1-Gr/
The 'Easy Empty' Composting Toilet Project: Part 1 - Ground Works - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/FC97/IOKNB2GU/FGWFC97IOKNB2GU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/FC97/IOKNB2GU/FGWFC97IOKNB2GU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/FC97/IOKNB2GU/FGWFC97IOKNB2GU.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat Ever since the invention of the flushing toilet in 1596, the human race has been recklessly wasting a hugely important resource and contaminating our oceans with the same. Now, at last, the technology is available for each and everyone of us to compost our faeces and get them transported to our loca...
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Tue, 24 May 2016 12:15:06 PDT
Swing-arm for lamp (from old hang-glider tube) http://www.instructables.com/id/Swing-arm-for-Lamp-from-Old-Hang-glider-Parts/
Swing-arm for lamp (from old hang-glider tube) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/CB5T/IO36GNJ9/FY3CB5TIO36GNJ9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/CB5T/IO36GNJ9/FY3CB5TIO36GNJ9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/CB5T/IO36GNJ9/FY3CB5TIO36GNJ9.SMALL.jpg kenyer I bought these great Ikea 'death star' lamps. I'm quite sure that is not the name Ikea uses. I bought them to go above my dining table. The problem is that my dining table is not always on the same spot. With my previous lamps, they sometimes ended up next to the table, with me hitting my had and ba...
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Wed, 11 May 2016 13:38:38 PDT
No Waste Quail Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Waste-Quail-Feeder/
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Wed, 4 May 2016 21:37:10 PDT
Bucket Chicken Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/Bucket-Chicken-Feeder/
Bucket Chicken Feeder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/RY41/INOU01MG/FA0RY41INOU01MG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/RY41/INOU01MG/FA0RY41INOU01MG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/RY41/INOU01MG/FA0RY41INOU01MG.SMALL.jpg Granmeyer_ This is a easy and fast way to give your chicken there feed for a long period of time. It is even better for when they get older and eating a lot more feed. So if you want a easy fast way to feed your chickens then this is the project for you. Materials 5 gallon bucket (with lid)three bolts 5/1...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 09:56:02 PDT
Grow a Ton of Potatoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Grow-a-Ton-of-Potatoes/
Grow a Ton of Potatoes - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/S9S0/INM7J3V7/FDKS9S0INM7J3V7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/S9S0/INM7J3V7/FDKS9S0INM7J3V7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/S9S0/INM7J3V7/FDKS9S0INM7J3V7.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat One day, whilst deep in a meditative trance, I connected with the spirit of Peter the Red, the chief of a tribe of Vikings that lived in my village over 1,000 years ago. During the ensuing conversation he challenged me with a particular task - an actual 'Mission from the Gods'! 'Tecwyn' he said, 'Yo...
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 04:40:14 PDT
Custom Floating Corner Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Floating-Corner-Shelf/
Custom Floating Corner Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/KOEA/INKX1SSY/FFBKOEAINKX1SSY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/KOEA/INKX1SSY/FFBKOEAINKX1SSY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/KOEA/INKX1SSY/FFBKOEAINKX1SSY.SMALL.jpg Robin Lewis This shelf can be made to any size corner and with any type of timber. It's all about the space you have to work with and the look you want.Follow me for more Instructables or subscribe to my YouTube for weekly videos. Cut Timber Into A Square I used an old piece of timber I had left over and fir...
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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 21:36:46 PDT
Fixing an Outdoor Faucet http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-an-Outdoor-Faucet/
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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 09:46:36 PDT
How to Freeze Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Freeze-Eggs/
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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 13:42:20 PDT
15 Projects for Raising Backyard Chickens http://www.instructables.com/id/Projects-for-Raising-Backyard-Chickens/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/115A/IMQJDYXP/FJA115AIMQJDYXP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/115A/IMQJDYXP/FJA115AIMQJDYXP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/115A/IMQJDYXP/FJA115AIMQJDYXP.SMALL.jpg xxlauraxx Keeping chickens means a regular supply of fresh, highly nutritious eggs.But it does require some work and equipment. Save money and customize by building the necessary supplies yourself! Clipping Chicken Wings PVC Chicken Waterer PVC Chicken Feeder PVC Chicken Feeder with Meter Au...
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Thu, 7 Apr 2016 17:43:50 PDT
Heliciculture - Snail Farm Vivarium http://www.instructables.com/id/Heliciculture-Snail-Farm-Vivarium/
Heliciculture - Snail Farm Vivarium - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/242B/IMC8XJ4O/FG4242BIMC8XJ4O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/242B/IMC8XJ4O/FG4242BIMC8XJ4O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/242B/IMC8XJ4O/FG4242BIMC8XJ4O.SMALL.jpg Andreiafouto This is my first instructable !!!Hi everyone my name is Andreia and I'm a Snailaholic.*hangs head in shame and hopes for help*.I won't bore you with the details or nostalgic memories, that include my grandfather taking me snail "picking" as a treat, after the rooster spent the day chasing me all ove...
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Mon, 28 Mar 2016 10:04:14 PDT
How to design your tiny house or gispy wagon http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Design-Your-Tiny-House-or-Gispy-Wagon/
How to design your tiny house or gispy wagon - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/75A1/IK75DEOR/FN575A1IK75DEOR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/75A1/IK75DEOR/FN575A1IK75DEOR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/75A1/IK75DEOR/FN575A1IK75DEOR.SMALL.jpg ewautvanwassenhove The following steps can be done in your own order but my experience says that this is a good order to reduce redrawing allot of stuff (Been there done that!)You can use any drawing software you want but I recommend to do it in 3D!!Any Autodesk software is free to get on there website in an education...
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 17:46:34 PST
Burn Seashell Lime in a Primitive Straw/Clay Kiln! http://www.instructables.com/id/Burn-Seashell-Lime-in-a-Primitive-StrawClay-Kiln/
Burn Seashell Lime in a Primitive Straw/Clay Kiln! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/OZ1R/IJQNYC45/F1BOZ1RIJQNYC45.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/OZ1R/IJQNYC45/F1BOZ1RIJQNYC45.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/OZ1R/IJQNYC45/F1BOZ1RIJQNYC45.SMALL.jpg skillcult In this project we use Earth, Water, Fire, Air, Animal, Vegetable and Mineral to make something with a multitude of practical uses. The text is detailed and stands alone, but the videos are very useful and entertaining. Video #1, the Quicky version, is the 7 minute general interest, entertainmen...
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 06:10:04 PST
Solar powered Air Conditioner http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Air-Conditioner/
Solar powered Air Conditioner - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/GRJE/IJQCAUUW/FB0GRJEIJQCAUUW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/GRJE/IJQCAUUW/FB0GRJEIJQCAUUW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/GRJE/IJQCAUUW/FB0GRJEIJQCAUUW.SMALL.jpg liquidhandwash I was given a design challenge by the residents of foot rot flats*, build an air conditioner that requires no mains power and no piped water. After a bit of thinking I decide to have a go at a solar powered evaporative cooler and it worked so well I thought I would make another one, and make it a bi...
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 05:34:11 PST
Solar Thermal Air Heater (on a Shipping Container) http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Thermal-Air-Heater-on-a-Shipping-Container/
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 12:05:30 PST
Plywood Honey Bee Swarm Bait Catch Hive and Nucleus Box - Dual Purpose How to DIY Plans http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Honey-Bee-Swarm-Bait-Catch-Hive-and-Nucleu/
Plywood Honey Bee Swarm Bait Catch Hive and Nucleus Box - Dual Purpose How to DIY Plans - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/2ZQN/IJKAFASL/F4I2ZQNIJKAFASL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/2ZQN/IJKAFASL/F4I2ZQNIJKAFASL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/2ZQN/IJKAFASL/F4I2ZQNIJKAFASL.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat Catching swarms of honey bees has to be one of the most exciting and fascinating events of the year. I say 'event' as it tends to happen mostly in the month of May in the UK. Last year, 2015, we caught 9 such swarms and increased our own hive number from 5 to 12. Many of the swarms came from one or ...
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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 07:14:21 PST
Arduino Controlled Beehive Fumigator / Air Freshener http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-Air-Freshener-Beehive-Fumigator/
Arduino Controlled Beehive Fumigator / Air Freshener - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/9E04/IJ5U0MO1/FCC9E04IJ5U0MO1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/9E04/IJ5U0MO1/FCC9E04IJ5U0MO1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/9E04/IJ5U0MO1/FCC9E04IJ5U0MO1.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat Within the relative chaos of my domestic arrangements, I have one small oasis of perfect order. One thing that I can call 'organised' and 'fully functional'. One thing that I can touch and know that it is reliable and ready for action at a moments notice - and that is my wonderful home made Hackable...
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Fri, 8 Jan 2016 11:39:33 PST
Solar powered Ceiling fan, circular saw conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Ceiling-Fan-Circular-Saw-Conversion/
Solar powered Ceiling fan, circular saw conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/K012/IJN7BYNC/FULK012IJN7BYNC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/K012/IJN7BYNC/FULK012IJN7BYNC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/K012/IJN7BYNC/FULK012IJN7BYNC.SMALL.jpg liquidhandwash Ok I know what your thinking, it's a bit early for April fools day, or Ive come down with a bad case of redneck.I made this for my own amusement, as I was asked if I could make a 24 volt ceiling fan for a resident of footrot flats. I said I was having trouble finding a treadmill motor and jokingly ...
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Wed, 6 Jan 2016 01:03:09 PST