Instructables: exploring - home - homesteading http://www.instructables.com Thu, 27 Apr 2017 05:01:03 PDT BLOX v1.01 Katadyn Pocket Water Purifier User Guide - Prepping for Disruptive Events http://www.instructables.com/id/Katadyn-Pocket-Water-Purifier-User-Guide-Prepping-/
Katadyn Pocket Water Purifier User Guide - Prepping for Disruptive Events - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/9701/J0X56PJ1/FRZ9701J0X56PJ1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/9701/J0X56PJ1/FRZ9701J0X56PJ1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/9701/J0X56PJ1/FRZ9701J0X56PJ1.SMALL.jpg drcowinj Effective against microorganismsManual pumpSuitable for small groups up to 3 people For solo use Suitable for extremely dirty water Suitable for clear water Suitable for cloudy waterFor more frequent use For daily or very frequent use Lightweight and portable for on-the-go adventures Unpack Your ...
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Sat, 1 Apr 2017 15:50:15 PDT
Long Term Water Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Long-Term-Water-Storage/
Long Term Water Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/RRL6/J0IEEZL8/FA8RRL6J0IEEZL8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/RRL6/J0IEEZL8/FA8RRL6J0IEEZL8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/RRL6/J0IEEZL8/FA8RRL6J0IEEZL8.SMALL.jpg drcowinj The first thing off the shelves in the advent and aftermath of a disruptive event is bottled water. Clean water must be part of your family’s emergency preparedness plans.Recommendation for drinking and cooking water per person per month: Drinking: 15 gallons of clean water for drinking per person p...
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Mon, 20 Mar 2017 15:37:44 PDT
The Best Lofted Bed There Is http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Best-Lofted-Bed-There-Is/
The Best Lofted Bed There Is - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/8502/IZ6C0N55/FKW8502IZ6C0N55.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/8502/IZ6C0N55/FKW8502IZ6C0N55.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/8502/IZ6C0N55/FKW8502IZ6C0N55.SMALL.jpg paulafrances I am an artist living in San Francisco. When I moved here almost two years ago, I was worried about so many things that come with the San Francisco city life - affording rent, parking tickets, laundry, June gloom, dodging actual shit, etc. Above all, I was concerned about my artistic practice. I mov...
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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
Jeans Cushion http://www.instructables.com/id/Jeans-Cushion/
Jeans Cushion - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/L9RR/IYGFVMA6/FDGL9RRIYGFVMA6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/L9RR/IYGFVMA6/FDGL9RRIYGFVMA6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/L9RR/IYGFVMA6/FDGL9RRIYGFVMA6.SMALL.jpg SrishtiV Being short is not always bad. Looking on the positive side I can always get trousers cutouts after length alteration. After having so many cutouts at home I thought of making something out of it. In this section, I am presenting one of the things I have made from different colored jeans cutouts.Mat...
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Sun, 29 Jan 2017 23:23:19 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/
6.3 kiloWatt Ground Mount Home Solar Array - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/5LKW/IYAMT5S9/FKC5LKWIYAMT5S9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/5LKW/IYAMT5S9/FKC5LKWIYAMT5S9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/5LKW/IYAMT5S9/FKC5LKWIYAMT5S9.SMALL.jpg kwinana For several years, I have toyed with the idea of installing my own solar array. In that time, I have done a lot of reading and research. I have eyed systems on Amazon, Wholesalesolar, and Ecodirect. I finally purchased 4 panels after getting bids from several places and installed them on my roof. Th...
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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 15:40:58 PST
PipeDreams http://www.instructables.com/id/PipeDreams/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F69/B67R/IY4Q74LT/F69B67RIY4Q74LT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F69/B67R/IY4Q74LT/F69B67RIY4Q74LT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F69/B67R/IY4Q74LT/F69B67RIY4Q74LT.SMALL.jpg InspiredBySomethingSweet DIY's, Suggested Uses or Hacks for different types of pipes.Several of my collections will feature my favorites from around the instructables site.I appreciate the follows but please also visit and follow the Authors of the projects you enjoy. Best DIY PVC Pipe Projects Scrap pipe Towel/Coat r...
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Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:01:57 PST
Pallet chicken coop http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Chicken-Coop/
Pallet chicken coop - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FST/DL7H/IXQFYX94/FSTDL7HIXQFYX94.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FST/DL7H/IXQFYX94/FSTDL7HIXQFYX94.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FST/DL7H/IXQFYX94/FSTDL7HIXQFYX94.SMALL.jpg cbissett This homestead lesson is about the pallet chicken coop I built in a process to produce as much of my own food from my own property as possible. In previous years I made then expanded a garden for vegetables. This year it was time to step it up. My usual breakfast involves eggs so this was a no brain...
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Tue, 10 Jan 2017 19:18:04 PST
Temperature Guided Ventilator http://www.instructables.com/id/Temperature-Guided-Ventilator/
Temperature Guided Ventilator - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/X8Q4/IXQFUKH8/FSAX8Q4IXQFUKH8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/X8Q4/IXQFUKH8/FSAX8Q4IXQFUKH8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/X8Q4/IXQFUKH8/FSAX8Q4IXQFUKH8.SMALL.jpg stevenk102 It is always anoying when its hot outside and you have to leave the home, so you go outside and forget to put the fan on. When you get home its realy hot inside. So thats why I thought of this temperature guided fan. This fan has temparuture sensor that turns the van on when it gets to hot at home, ...
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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
Off Grid Home Emergency Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Off-Grid-Home-Emergency-Lights/
Off Grid Home Emergency Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/5V4J/IXGFVEAE/FGM5V4JIXGFVEAE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/5V4J/IXGFVEAE/FGM5V4JIXGFVEAE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/5V4J/IXGFVEAE/FGM5V4JIXGFVEAE.SMALL.jpg egull2 In case of a power outage (or even a flipped breaker) it's nice to have a backup plan in the house. This setup is also great for off-grid buildings, and could even be used in a camping or job trailer. In my house, these lights do a good job lighting up the kitchen, living room/hall, bathroom, dressi...
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Tue, 3 Jan 2017 20:17:36 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/
Low Cost Angled King Size Headboard with Storage and Foldable Tray - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/SP3U/IVO5L2FM/FY8SP3UIVO5L2FM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/SP3U/IVO5L2FM/FY8SP3UIVO5L2FM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/SP3U/IVO5L2FM/FY8SP3UIVO5L2FM.SMALL.jpg iGreeny Living in an apartment means dealing with the overflowing leftovers all the time. This time i was cleaning up my wood pieces and realized that it's enough for another king size headboard with storage.I made a headboard about 6 months ago, it is still ok, but the thing i don't like is I made the boar...
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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/
How to Build a Chicken Tractor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F91/LQHT/IUKEVQZ5/F91LQHTIUKEVQZ5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F91/LQHT/IUKEVQZ5/F91LQHTIUKEVQZ5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F91/LQHT/IUKEVQZ5/F91LQHTIUKEVQZ5.SMALL.jpg jardinier How to turn a car shelter frame into a chicken coop on wheels?A crazy project for me !Brace the frame with boards, fasten it with chicken wire and put wheels on it.A step by step guide.Steps:Step 1: Recycle a car shelter frame for your new chicken tractorStep 2: Assemble the frame of the chicken coo...
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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/
Easy to build PVC Chicken Feeder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/MLRN/IUKEMEO2/FFAMLRNIUKEMEO2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/MLRN/IUKEMEO2/FFAMLRNIUKEMEO2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/MLRN/IUKEMEO2/FFAMLRNIUKEMEO2.SMALL.jpg gadgetjim This Instructable will explain how to build a durable, inexpensive chicken feeder from PVC pipe and a 5 gallon bucket. You can use this feeder from chicks to full size birds. The vertical feeder keeps cleaner and has a greater capacity than the horizontal feeders. I have used this style for years...
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Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:39:57 PDT
Huge Composteur http://www.instructables.com/id/Composteur/
Huge Composteur - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/4LY1/IUIYVKE7/FHS4LY1IUIYVKE7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/4LY1/IUIYVKE7/FHS4LY1IUIYVKE7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/4LY1/IUIYVKE7/FHS4LY1IUIYVKE7.SMALL.jpg paquettp Voici un composteur format industriel utilisé au centre-ville de Montréal. Ce secteur n'a pas encore de service de compost et la terre végétale produit servira d'engrais pour les jardins de nos appartements Il a été conçu de manière à résister au hiver et au forte température d'une décomposition org...
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Fri, 7 Oct 2016 18:39:36 PDT
Chicken Cone http://www.instructables.com/id/Chicken-Cone/
Chicken Cone - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/Z626/ITVUXLVE/F9WZ626ITVUXLVE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/Z626/ITVUXLVE/F9WZ626ITVUXLVE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/Z626/ITVUXLVE/F9WZ626ITVUXLVE.SMALL.jpg shinkley Our birds spend their lives as they were designed to do: dust-bathing, bug-chasing and free-ranging. It is important to us that they live and die in a manner which is both dignified and humane.First, let’s talk about how the killing cone works. The bird is placed head-down into the cone The bird, ...
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Tue, 4 Oct 2016 14:13:18 PDT
Plywood Laptop Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Laptop-Table/
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Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:00:33 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
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
DIY Chickens, Ducks, and other Poultry http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Chickens/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/2UFQ/IST7KEQ5/F4H2UFQIST7KEQ5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/2UFQ/IST7KEQ5/F4H2UFQIST7KEQ5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/2UFQ/IST7KEQ5/F4H2UFQIST7KEQ5.SMALL.jpg MeghanMeyer Describe your collection here... null null null null null null Duck Deck: Backyard Duck Habitat slow cooker chicken stock Chicken Wire Picture Frame Chicken Barrow Chicken-Powered Three-Stage Compost Bin Sprouting Chicken Feed Water dispenser for chi...
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Thu, 8 Sep 2016 10:13:55 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
How and Why Use a Moister Meter With Firewood http://www.instructables.com/id/How-and-Why-Use-a-Moister-Meter-With-Firewood/
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Sun, 4 Sep 2016 13:36:35 PDT
Chicken Accommodation Available for a Handsome, Single Young Man! http://www.instructables.com/id/Chicken-Accommodation-Available-for-a-Handsome-Sin/
Chicken Accommodation Available for a Handsome, Single Young Man! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/JF6L/ISCBHR1F/FUVJF6LISCBHR1F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/JF6L/ISCBHR1F/FUVJF6LISCBHR1F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/JF6L/ISCBHR1F/FUVJF6LISCBHR1F.SMALL.jpg buck2217 We recently acquired a rooster (cockerel), he was on death row as his old family were emigrating , we named him Duke (after John Wayne who played Rooster Cogburn in True Grit)He is quite large, and the only house we had available for him at night was, lets say , a bit snug. He likes his own space aw...
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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/
Solar Heated Large Scale Dehydrator - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/2C5Y/ISCBGHPD/FSP2C5YISCBGHPD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/2C5Y/ISCBGHPD/FSP2C5YISCBGHPD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/2C5Y/ISCBGHPD/FSP2C5YISCBGHPD.SMALL.jpg notsosharp I like to dry food for canoe and backpack trips. I have been using a commercial dehydrator that did the job over a couple of weeks. Then when my daughter decided to dry yarrow for a local store that makes a cream, the system got overloaded. So… I built this dehydrator. It is much larger in scale ...
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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 19:51:17 PDT
Adjustable Harrow and Leveling Implement http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-Harrow-and-Leveling-Implement/
Adjustable Harrow and Leveling Implement - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/EV4E/IRXTQENV/F2DEV4EIRXTQENV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/EV4E/IRXTQENV/F2DEV4EIRXTQENV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/EV4E/IRXTQENV/F2DEV4EIRXTQENV.SMALL.jpg notsosharp I have a small tractor and I wanted to use it to level my wife's riding ring and level the community golf course sand greens. Both these required first roughing and loosening the surface then dragging the surface level. I developed this harrow and smoothing and leveling attachment to fit on the thr...
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:29:36 PDT
Homemade 360 ံ LAMP http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-360-LAMP-2016/
Homemade 360 ံ LAMP - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/U877/IRXTGZ7T/FOAU877IRXTGZ7T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/U877/IRXTGZ7T/FOAU877IRXTGZ7T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/U877/IRXTGZ7T/FOAU877IRXTGZ7T.SMALL.jpg Naw Soe MyaT welcome to this Instructable! UPDATE: 22/08/2016 Sucesd tests.Recently, I used all old Materials (Recycled pipe).I use this parts and tools.(1) Pieces of wood. (2) Recycled pipe (3) Driver screw. (4) Screws (5) Bult (6) wires Ready These two wood are used as a foundation.And then, T shape pipe ...
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Mon, 22 Aug 2016 05:33:18 PDT
large water filter, AKA slow sand filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-Water-Filter-AKA-Slow-Sand-Filter/
large water filter, AKA slow sand filter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F73/OSYG/IRXT6J9A/F73OSYGIRXT6J9A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F73/OSYG/IRXT6J9A/F73OSYGIRXT6J9A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F73/OSYG/IRXT6J9A/F73OSYGIRXT6J9A.SMALL.jpg Klowder Water, water everywhere, but not a drop to drink. Here's a short video on how to build a filter large enough for the house.
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Tue, 16 Aug 2016 16:32:38 PDT
How to Stack and Ventilate Firewood with Pallet Wrap http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Stack-Firewood-With-Pallet-Wrap/
How to Stack and Ventilate Firewood with Pallet Wrap - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/ZJVG/IRSUBID5/FDIZJVGIRSUBID5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/ZJVG/IRSUBID5/FDIZJVGIRSUBID5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/ZJVG/IRSUBID5/FDIZJVGIRSUBID5.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat Just as pallets are incredibly useful, so too is 'pallet wrap' - a very thin, transparent and incredibly strong plastic film supplied on rolls which is both stretchy and self adhesive. Other than a pallet itself - surely there is no other product with such useful qualities? The number of possible us...
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Sat, 13 Aug 2016 02:36:31 PDT
Window Security "lock" for Double Hung Windows http://www.instructables.com/id/Window-Security-lock-for-Double-Hung-Windows/
Window Security "lock" for Double Hung Windows - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/GA8O/IRO1GPRS/FEBGA8OIRO1GPRS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/GA8O/IRO1GPRS/FEBGA8OIRO1GPRS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/GA8O/IRO1GPRS/FEBGA8OIRO1GPRS.SMALL.jpg marshallamy My daughter moved into a college apartment so I wanted something to help secure her windows without damaging the actual window. This idea will let her open her windows a few inches to let air in but should help keep intruders out. In the case of a fire, she can easily remove the "lock" since it is j...
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Wed, 10 Aug 2016 11:22:41 PDT
Do-It-Yourself $130 Flag Pole http://www.instructables.com/id/Do-It-Yourself-130-Flag-Pole/
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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 13:19:12 PDT
Home Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Bar-1/
Home Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/OXFP/IQO22KWN/FNKOXFPIQO22KWN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/OXFP/IQO22KWN/FNKOXFPIQO22KWN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/OXFP/IQO22KWN/FNKOXFPIQO22KWN.SMALL.jpg jermsie A fully custom bar designed for my basement. Existing Condition: Concrete Floor, Vinyl Panel Walls, Spray Ceiling (Finished Basement). *This can be seen in the photo with the pool table and posters. Goal: Man Cave getaway: Full Bar, Pool Table, and Bathroom.This instructable: Full BarTwo Large Cabin...
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Fri, 15 Jul 2016 12:29:18 PDT
Simple Solar Rust Removal http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Solar-Rust-Removal/
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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 18:27:18 PDT
How to Save Money on Bathroom Hardware http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Save-Money-on-Bathroom-Hardware/
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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 06:57:54 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
Solar Food Dehydrator http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Food-Dehydrator/
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Thu, 7 Jul 2016 04:04:47 PDT
Almost free, Portable, Indoor, Home-made Evaporative (Swamp) Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Almost-Free-Portable-Indoor-Home-made-Evaporative-/
Almost free, Portable, Indoor, Home-made Evaporative (Swamp) Cooler - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/RGS5/IQ41ZQ0R/F3BRGS5IQ41ZQ0R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/RGS5/IQ41ZQ0R/F3BRGS5IQ41ZQ0R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/RGS5/IQ41ZQ0R/F3BRGS5IQ41ZQ0R.SMALL.jpg xkaes It's easy to have a portable, indoor, evaporative cooler for your home -- just go to Home Depot and slap down $1,000. Heck, they'll even deliver it today! What's not to like about that?BEFORE I GO ANY FURTHER -- WATER AND ELECTRICITY DON'T MIX!!! WHILE CONSTRUCTING THIS COOLER OR DURING IT'...
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Sat, 2 Jul 2016 08:55:00 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
Barn Door for our Master Bath http://www.instructables.com/id/Barn-Door-for-Our-Master-Bath/
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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 07:30:37 PDT
Salvage and make it cozy! http://www.instructables.com/id/Salvage-and-Make-It-Cozy/
Salvage and make it cozy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/PSJ1/IPZMS2Y2/F6TPSJ1IPZMS2Y2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/PSJ1/IPZMS2Y2/F6TPSJ1IPZMS2Y2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/PSJ1/IPZMS2Y2/F6TPSJ1IPZMS2Y2.SMALL.jpg lesbian84 What caused us to make this lovely addition in our home was the fact my wife had an old tv stand that contained an electric fireplace. The tv stand was falling apart due to the fact it was particle board so I decided to gut the tv stand and salvage the fireplace insert that was working PERFECT!Its ...
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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 06:28:37 PDT
Walk-in Shelf for the Garage or a SWEET DOG HOUSE!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Walk-in-Shelf-for-the-Garage-or-a-SWEET-DOG-HOUSE/
Walk-in Shelf for the Garage or a SWEET DOG HOUSE!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/4CH1/IQ2MJTKX/FUM4CH1IQ2MJTKX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/4CH1/IQ2MJTKX/FUM4CH1IQ2MJTKX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/4CH1/IQ2MJTKX/FUM4CH1IQ2MJTKX.SMALL.jpg chrisayad Not a carpenter Never built a structure before.but I knew that I needed a certain height and width to fit the space and park stuff.I only needed a saw, drill, and a stool.I built it on its side, until it was strong enough to get on top and finish securing it.watch the video is the best explanation, ...
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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 05:58:57 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
My Home Renewable Energy http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Home-Renewable-Energy/
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Sat, 11 Jun 2016 06:48:22 PDT
Home Dairy http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Dairy/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/NOFS/IP090VA4/FBLNOFSIP090VA4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/NOFS/IP090VA4/FBLNOFSIP090VA4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/NOFS/IP090VA4/FBLNOFSIP090VA4.SMALL.jpg Anianna Information for processing milk and milk products from our four dairy goats. null null null null Basic Steps of How to Make Cheese How To Make Great Ricotta Cheese From Whey How to Make Great Fresh Mozzarella Cheese How to Make Cream Cheese How To Make Great Home...
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Mon, 6 Jun 2016 17:31:17 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
DIY Remote Gate Opener http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Remote-Gate-Opener/
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Sun, 22 May 2016 19:40:53 PDT
How I Went Off Grid and Love it! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-Went-Off-Grid-and-Love-It/
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Wed, 18 May 2016 18:19:32 PDT
Boot and Tack Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Boot-and-Tack-Bench/
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Tue, 17 May 2016 10:49:39 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