Instructables: exploring - workshop - water - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:02:57 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY: Skimboard http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Skimboard/
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 23:08:25 PDT
How to Kill Ants http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Kill-Ants/
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Mon, 19 Nov 2007 17:39:19 PST
How To Make A Rotary Powered Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Rotary-Powered-Pump/
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Sat, 17 May 2014 13:43:18 PDT
Efficient Water Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Efficient-Water-Pump/
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Mon, 19 May 2014 10:29:03 PDT
Solar Power Plant http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Power-Plant/
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Wed, 14 May 2014 00:12:12 PDT
DIY kiteboard/wakeskate/longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-kiteboardwakeskatelongboard/
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 02:57:43 PDT
Diapers Help Your Plants Grow! http://www.instructables.com/id/Diapers-Help-Your-Plants-Grow/
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 07:25:36 PDT
Digging your own working garden or homestead well. http://www.instructables.com/id/Digging-your-own-working-garden-or-homestead-well/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/872R/HTMNNCDE/F2I872RHTMNNCDE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/872R/HTMNNCDE/F2I872RHTMNNCDE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/872R/HTMNNCDE/F2I872RHTMNNCDE.SMALL.jpg NelsonStudios Nothing is quite as basic for your homestead or your garden than the need for water.  This simple resource was essential for survival on the farm.  Not much has changed.  Despite having water piped to most of our homes the tools and skills necessary to get at the water beneath your feet are still im...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 16:13:11 PDT
Backyard Garden Boxes - On the Cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Garden-Boxes-On-the-Cheap/
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 22:49:43 PDT
Bunny Rabbit Hydration Station Made From Scrap Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Bunny-Rabbit-Hydration-Station-Made-From-Scrap-Woo/
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Sat, 8 Mar 2014 14:36:33 PST
How to Make Flowers Last Longer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Flowers-Last-Longer/
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 23:02:13 PST
My Indoor DWC Hydroponics System http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Indoor-DWC-Hydroponics-System/
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Thu, 7 Aug 2008 18:46:41 PDT
long reach watering device http://www.instructables.com/id/long-reach-watering-device/
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Fri, 15 Nov 2013 15:56:35 PST
Easy Homemade Wooden Tea Cup Without A Lath http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Homemade-Wooden-Tea-Cup-Without-A-Lathe/
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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 17:41:18 PST
How to convert a tugboat to live-aboard Part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-convert-a-tugboat-to-live-aboard-Part-1/
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Sat, 12 Oct 2013 08:38:47 PDT
Rain Barrel and Chicken Trough Waterer http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-Barrel-and-Chicken-Trough-Waterer/
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Fri, 28 Jun 2013 15:20:27 PDT
Catch 50 Fleas In One Night http://www.instructables.com/id/Catch-50-Fleas-In-One-Night/
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Mon, 16 Sep 2013 18:05:34 PDT
Pool Solar Heater or Optical Illusion for Entertainment http://www.instructables.com/id/Pool-Solar-Heater-or-Optical-Illusion-for-Entertai/
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Wed, 4 Sep 2013 17:53:25 PDT
How to make a Garden Pond http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Garden-Pond/
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Sun, 1 Feb 2009 18:23:21 PST
Repair water stains or heat burns on wood finishes http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-water-stains-or-heat-burns-on-wood-finishes/
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Mon, 26 Sep 2011 20:00:04 PDT
Concrete Water Tower http://www.instructables.com/id/Cement-Water-Tower/
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Tue, 13 Aug 2013 11:24:48 PDT
Automated Sprinkler System Anyone Can Do! http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Sprinkler-System-Anyone-Can-Do/
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Sun, 6 Jul 2008 16:36:14 PDT
The Basil Box - Compact and Affordable Hydroponic Deep Water Cultivation http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Basil-Box-Compact-and-Affordable-Hydroponic-/
The Basil Box - Compact and Affordable Hydroponic Deep Water Cultivation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/9OHU/HJKC1RZD/FJH9OHUHJKC1RZD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/9OHU/HJKC1RZD/FJH9OHUHJKC1RZD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/9OHU/HJKC1RZD/FJH9OHUHJKC1RZD.SMALL.jpg Dandeman321       Last year I followed this Instructable  to build a hydroponic garden and it turned out really nice. I used it to grow lettuce, basil, and tomatoes. After a couple months, the lettuce started bolting and flowering and the tomatoes outgrew the setup. In the end, I used the setup to grow three ba...
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Thu, 1 Aug 2013 10:47:05 PDT
Plastic bottle rainwater down pipe with filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-bottle-rainwater-down-pipe-with-filter/
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Wed, 10 Jul 2013 06:07:38 PDT
Fix a Sink Stopper http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-a-Sink-Stopper/
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Sat, 25 Jun 2011 18:58:37 PDT
Automatic watering from a water barrel http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-watering-from-a-water-barrel/
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Fri, 28 Jun 2013 11:46:18 PDT
How To Plant Water Saver RTF Grass Seed http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Plant-Water-Saver-Grass-Seed/
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 12:01:07 PDT
Gravity feed rain barrel garden watering http://www.instructables.com/id/Gravity-feed-rain-barrel-garden-watering/
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 09:57:35 PDT
Upcycled Auto-Watering Garden Aliens http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Auto-Watering-Garden-Aliens/
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Sat, 1 Jun 2013 17:17:35 PDT
Upcycled Wine Bottle Watering http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Wine-Bottle-Watering/
Upcycled Wine Bottle Watering - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/70YS/HGU2PEVT/F6X70YSHGU2PEVT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/70YS/HGU2PEVT/F6X70YSHGU2PEVT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/70YS/HGU2PEVT/F6X70YSHGU2PEVT.SMALL.jpg TheProcrastibaker In this instructable, I'm going to teach you how to turn wine into water! Or at the very least, teach you how to upcycle wine bottles into an automatic watering system for your garden. These work on the same principle as the glass watering bulbs for gardens (such as Aquaglobes.) These are PERFECT...
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Mon, 20 May 2013 13:37:50 PDT
How to start your very own Garden Giant Mushroom Patch! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-start-your-very-own-Garden-Giant-Mushroom-P/
How to start your very own Garden Giant Mushroom Patch! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/PPCE/FT7PRB2Y/F6CPPCEFT7PRB2Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/PPCE/FT7PRB2Y/F6CPPCEFT7PRB2Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/PPCE/FT7PRB2Y/F6CPPCEFT7PRB2Y.SMALL.jpg Brenpat We bought a mushroom growing kit from Fungi Perfecti which included The Garden Giant Mushroom Patch, The Elm Oyster Mushroom Patch, and The Shitake Mushroom Plugs. This Instructable will talk about how to pick out a good location for your mushroom patch and what are the necessary steps needed to st...
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Sat, 11 Apr 2009 13:11:37 PDT
How to fix your swamp cooler ("Overclock" it 50%) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-your-swamp-cooler-overclock-it-50/
How to fix your swamp cooler ("Overclock" it 50%) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/F69N/F8AEQ6T22PZ/FEDF69NF8AEQ6T22PZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/F69N/F8AEQ6T22PZ/FEDF69NF8AEQ6T22PZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/F69N/F8AEQ6T22PZ/FEDF69NF8AEQ6T22PZ.SMALL.jpg vatosupreme Swamp coolers work ok until it reaches 94 degrees. At that point, they stop cooling as well, because the pump can not get enough water on the pads to keep them wet. So by increasing the amount of water going to the pads by 50% the unit cools the house down faster, and the pads don't dry out. Rep...
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Sat, 29 Jul 2006 21:28:14 PDT
Unclog your drain in two minutes with this 1 minute zip-tie trick. (Think Green...) http://www.instructables.com/id/Unclog-your-drain-in-two-minutes-with-this-1-minut/
Unclog your drain in two minutes with this 1 minute zip-tie trick. (Think Green...) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/UCRC/HFSHVOWO/FQTUCRCHFSHVOWO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/UCRC/HFSHVOWO/FQTUCRCHFSHVOWO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/UCRC/HFSHVOWO/FQTUCRCHFSHVOWO.SMALL.jpg PitStoP One thing I like to do is to help solve those everyday issues we all go through in life. Being a handy man myself I'm always the one that is being called to solve issues in the home. Now for all of you who always calling someone for help (you know who you are!!) with these king of problems, you can ...
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Sat, 27 Apr 2013 19:42:39 PDT
Rain Barrels http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-Barrels-1/
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Mon, 13 Jul 2009 14:02:49 PDT
Need Free Water? Build a Rain Barrel http://www.instructables.com/id/Need-Free-Water%3f--Build-a-Rain-Barrel/
Need Free Water? Build a Rain Barrel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/37J5/F5FEQ111/F8S37J5F5FEQ111.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/37J5/F5FEQ111/F8S37J5F5FEQ111.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/37J5/F5FEQ111/F8S37J5F5FEQ111.SMALL.jpg McSensei For the price of a 55 gallon plastic barrel (sometimes free), and about $10 in parts, you can build your own rainwater collection system. Water is good. Free water is better. If you already know that water won't run uphill and how to handle a drill, you can do this. The most ingenious part of th...
By: McSensei

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Thu, 16 Aug 2007 14:05:09 PDT
Water and salt Welder http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-and-salt-Welder/
Water and salt Welder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/MIPC/HELXKXCW/FUSMIPCHELXKXCW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/MIPC/HELXKXCW/FUSMIPCHELXKXCW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/MIPC/HELXKXCW/FUSMIPCHELXKXCW.SMALL.jpg Misac-kun Hello fellow 'iblers! Today i'm going to teach you, how to build a Welder with plain Water and Salt, yes you did read it right! WATER AND SALT! And there is even Historical reference to this kind of welder. Check out the Video: Despite from the Video name, I'm not Mexican and I don't speak Sp...
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Mon, 25 Mar 2013 05:30:44 PDT
How to Do Your Laundry for Free. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Do-your-laundry-for-free/
How to Do Your Laundry for Free. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/CE6X/FLCF62F6/FPECE6XFLCF62F6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/CE6X/FLCF62F6/FPECE6XFLCF62F6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/CE6X/FLCF62F6/FPECE6XFLCF62F6.SMALL.jpg robhybrid Sustainable and Legal Grey-water recycling. Need a washing machine so that you don't have to go to the laundry mat and waste a bunch of money, time and water just so you can have some clean clothes? The problem is that your place may not have the proper hookups, and you may not have the space availa...
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Sun, 21 Sep 2008 12:49:19 PDT
Convert a Electric Water Tank to a Outdoor Wood Heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Phase-1-Electric-Hot-Water-Tank-to-Outdoor-Wood-/
Convert a Electric Water Tank to a Outdoor Wood Heater - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/4IOT/HEBNHKM1/FUH4IOTHEBNHKM1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/4IOT/HEBNHKM1/FUH4IOTHEBNHKM1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/4IOT/HEBNHKM1/FUH4IOTHEBNHKM1.SMALL.jpg Dave2340 I recently developed an interest in welding and so began looking for a welding project. With winter around the corner I began scanning Instructables for outdoor wood heater inspiration. Lots of great ideas and creative approaches. Many use gas cylinders which are a perfect size but has an element of...
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Sun, 17 Mar 2013 23:36:12 PDT
Upgrade hot-water radiator to convector http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrade-hot-water-radiator-to-convector/
Upgrade hot-water radiator to convector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/I4VH/HEBNA7MS/FXWI4VHHEBNA7MS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/I4VH/HEBNA7MS/FXWI4VHHEBNA7MS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/I4VH/HEBNA7MS/FXWI4VHHEBNA7MS.SMALL.jpg leto78 Hot-water radiators used in central heating systems use passive convection to distribute heat inside a room. This is not very efficient, especially if they are mounted in the corner of the room. For this reason, there are convector radiators that include a fan in order to improve the heat distributi...
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Sat, 16 Mar 2013 17:20:36 PDT
SIMPLE HOMEMADE STILL Distiller Vacuum Tube http://www.instructables.com/id/SIMPLE-HOMEMADE-STILL-Distiller-Vacuum-Tube/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/GW0I/H673CS9Z/FDLGW0IH673CS9Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/GW0I/H673CS9Z/FDLGW0IH673CS9Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/GW0I/H673CS9Z/FDLGW0IH673CS9Z.SMALL.jpg GREENPOWERSCIENCE This is an instant way of distilling liquids. The capture method is not the most efficient but does work good for fast setups. The dish is not a necessity as the vacuum tube will boil water with direct sunlight only or the addition of a flat mirror on the back side.
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Sat, 25 Aug 2012 10:56:11 PDT
Building a Keg Still (Bokakob Design, Reflux Still) http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Keg-Still-Bokakob-Design-Reflux-Still/
Building a Keg Still (Bokakob Design, Reflux Still) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/OBGT/HDG4IWM1/FBHOBGTHDG4IWM1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/OBGT/HDG4IWM1/FBHOBGTHDG4IWM1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/OBGT/HDG4IWM1/FBHOBGTHDG4IWM1.SMALL.jpg n1cod3mus Building a Keg based reflux still using the bokakob design, with some modifications courtesy of the distilling community. Before you start check the laws in your local area, some places you cant even own a still let alone use it to make a drinkable product, check it out first. I know in New Zealand...
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Sat, 23 Feb 2013 18:59:56 PST
Make a pot trough for saving water on your deck http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-pot-trough-for-saving-water-on-your-deck/
Make a pot trough for saving water on your deck - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/76FC/HCJOD6RF/FKY76FCHCJOD6RF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/76FC/HCJOD6RF/FKY76FCHCJOD6RF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/76FC/HCJOD6RF/FKY76FCHCJOD6RF.SMALL.jpg finton In the great supercity of Auckland, NZ we now have to pay not only for the water that is reticulated into our property, but also for reticulating it out (the "wastewater charge" is based on how much comes in rather than how much goes out through the wastewater system, so even if you use most of your...
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Sat, 2 Feb 2013 21:59:30 PST
Hacer una T de tubo (how do make a tube T) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacer-una-T-de-tubo-how-do-make-a-tube-T/
Hacer una T de tubo (how do make a tube T) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/O2SR/HCAXHE6X/FMAO2SRHCAXHE6X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/O2SR/HCAXHE6X/FMAO2SRHCAXHE6X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/O2SR/HCAXHE6X/FMAO2SRHCAXHE6X.SMALL.jpg rimar2000 Me ha sucedido repetidas veces que necesito empalmar un caño con otro, ya sea para agua, aire, combustible, gas, etc.  En cualquier ferretería se venden T de diversos tamaños. Pero en este caso yo necesité 3, y cuando averigüé el precio decidí que era preferible hacerlas yo mismo. Siguiendo alguno...
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Wed, 23 Jan 2013 18:11:26 PST
Water Heater Maintenance http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Heater-Maintenance/
Water Heater Maintenance - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/ZM2W/FQR1X0HX/FIKZM2WFQR1X0HX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/ZM2W/FQR1X0HX/FIKZM2WFQR1X0HX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/ZM2W/FQR1X0HX/FIKZM2WFQR1X0HX.SMALL.jpg TheOneAndOnlyMrP Very few people know that in order to keep your water heater running properly and efficiently very simple maintenace procedures need to be performed. (These come with the instructions and are often overlooked.) As water is pumped into your water heater tank dirt, sediment and various minerals set...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2009 20:23:53 PST
Hack a Toilet for free water. http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-a-Toilet-for-free-water./
Hack a Toilet for free water. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/559W/F5HVTEE3/FM1559WF5HVTEE3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/559W/F5HVTEE3/FM1559WF5HVTEE3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/559W/F5HVTEE3/FM1559WF5HVTEE3.SMALL.jpg gregorylavoie This Instructable is a step by step description of the process of adding a sink to the top of a toilet allowing the use of the clean water before it goes into the bowl. Motivation Water is a precious resource and our everyday lives are immersed in consuming it. The average toilet uses excessive...
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Sun, 19 Aug 2007 21:04:45 PDT
SS Muffler tip http://www.instructables.com/id/SS-Muffler-tip/
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Mon, 10 Dec 2012 06:08:00 PST
How to Build a 6000 gallon Water Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-6000-gallon-Water-Tank/
How to Build a 6000 gallon Water Tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/OQOQ/H994S62F/FCIOQOQH994S62F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/OQOQ/H994S62F/FCIOQOQH994S62F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/OQOQ/H994S62F/FCIOQOQH994S62F.SMALL.jpg velacreations The idea of "being prepared" can involve so many things in so many different situations. The key is to ask yourself what you cannot, or do not want to, live without. For us, the answer is water. Whether you live off-grid or in the city, having rain water catchment and a tank is not a bad idea, if o...
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Mon, 12 Nov 2012 10:47:59 PST
Cladding a 1000 ltr/250 gallon IBC water tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Cladding-a-1000-ltr250-gallon-IBC-water-tank/
Cladding a 1000 ltr/250 gallon IBC water tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/ZY71/H7URBVHL/FAUZY71H7URBVHL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/ZY71/H7URBVHL/FAUZY71H7URBVHL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/ZY71/H7URBVHL/FAUZY71H7URBVHL.SMALL.jpg Gareth0123 Last Autumn I obtained a 1000 litre IBC (Intermediate Bulk Container), plastic tank on a galvanised pallet. This had originally been used to transfer diesel fuel from the shore to ship and then to from the ship to various rigs and platforms in the North Sea Energy fields. I wanted this ...
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Mon, 8 Oct 2012 13:59:18 PDT
DIY 275 Gallon Rainwater Collection http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-275-Gallon-Rainwater-Collection/
DIY 275 Gallon Rainwater Collection - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/BE5D/H4VQL0XQ/F35BE5DH4VQL0XQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/BE5D/H4VQL0XQ/F35BE5DH4VQL0XQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/BE5D/H4VQL0XQ/F35BE5DH4VQL0XQ.SMALL.jpg bennelson I recently helped my father install a 275 gallon rainwater collection system. The system is based on an industrial 275 gallon container, known as an IBC. You can buy them used, or if you really look around, you can even find them for free. One problem with typical rain-barrels is that they can only...
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Mon, 30 Jul 2012 12:35:00 PDT
making of table top water fountain http://www.instructables.com/id/making-of-table-top-water-fountain/
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Sat, 14 Jul 2012 05:35:27 PDT