Instructables: exploring - workshop - water http://www.instructables.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:28:43 PDT BLOX v1.01 The poor mans aquaponic system http://www.instructables.com/id/The-poor-mans-aquaponic-system/
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 08:43:34 PDT
back yard fountain http://www.instructables.com/id/back-yard-fountain/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 15:06:40 PDT
Bury your Gutter Downspouts http://www.instructables.com/id/Bury-your-Gutter-Downspouts/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 07:53:22 PDT
Watermelon Floating Lanterns http://www.instructables.com/id/Watermelon-Floating-Lanterns/
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 16:32:26 PDT
Rain Tank- From paper to reality http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-Tank-From-paper-to-reality/
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 13:50:43 PDT
Hydro Hive http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydro-Hive-1/
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 19:08:11 PDT
Simple Water Pump Protection Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Pump-Protection-Switch/
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:20:38 PDT
Garage Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Garage-Cooler/
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 22:06:19 PDT
Seed Starter Pots for Free! http://www.instructables.com/id/Seed-Starter-Pots-for-Free/
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 22:32:49 PDT
Drip installation DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Drip-installation-DIY/
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By: torx

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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 15:41:03 PDT
DIY: Skimboard http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Skimboard/
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 23:08:25 PDT
Gravity Fed Self Watering Homemade Earth bucket http://www.instructables.com/id/Gravity-Fed-Self-Watering-Homemade-Earth-bucket/
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 21:43:58 PDT
Solar water BBQ with our annual Water Parabola http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-water-BBQ-with-our-annual-Water-Parabola/
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 17:03:48 PDT
fountain http://www.instructables.com/id/fountain/
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 20:39:02 PDT
Self Watering Bucket Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Watering-Bucket-Planter-1/
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Sat, 24 May 2014 06:34:08 PDT
Efficient Water Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Efficient-Water-Pump/
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Mon, 19 May 2014 10:29:03 PDT
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
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
Replacing Hand Pump Cup Leathers http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-Hand-Pump-Cup-Leathers/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/TZK5/HU7GE5W3/FDPTZK5HU7GE5W3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/TZK5/HU7GE5W3/FDPTZK5HU7GE5W3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/TZK5/HU7GE5W3/FDPTZK5HU7GE5W3.SMALL.jpg NelsonStudios This is an inexpensive pump but there is no reason it can't perform well.  In this video I show how to change out the crapy factory rubber cup gasket for a far more durable leather one.
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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:20:22 PDT
Energy Efficiency of Bringing Water to the Boil http://www.instructables.com/id/Energy-Efficiency-of-Bringing-Water-to-the-Boil/
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:06:38 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
P.E.T. Rain Gutter http://www.instructables.com/id/PET-Rain-Gutter/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/LEPC/HTDSP3UC/FE6LEPCHTDSP3UC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/LEPC/HTDSP3UC/FE6LEPCHTDSP3UC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/LEPC/HTDSP3UC/FE6LEPCHTDSP3UC.SMALL.jpg Misac-kun I was in need for a gutter to fill some barrels, but i didn't have the money for it. So I "Collected" some P.E.T. bottles around the street and made this gutter, it still need some fine adjustment but it's doing it's purpose. Then I used some para cord to install it.
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 08:31:38 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
Indoor CFL Grow Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-CFL-Grow-Light/
Indoor CFL Grow Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/EFOI/HSL296WZ/FTOEFOIHSL296WZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/EFOI/HSL296WZ/FTOEFOIHSL296WZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/EFOI/HSL296WZ/FTOEFOIHSL296WZ.SMALL.jpg Kymisko Winter is ending. Spring is almost here. When Spring comes I love to start some plants from seed in my garden. This year I decided to be prepared and not lose two weeks of valuable growing time by starting my seeds indoors, and that way they are healthy and ready to go by the time of first planting....
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 18:20:34 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
Free-standing Waterwheel with Upcycled Buckets http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-standing-Waterwheel-with-Upcycled-Buckets/
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 16:36:54 PST
Water Bottle Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Bottle-Lantern-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/S9MG/HQS4W6CP/FRKS9MGHQS4W6CP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/S9MG/HQS4W6CP/FRKS9MGHQS4W6CP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/S9MG/HQS4W6CP/FRKS9MGHQS4W6CP.SMALL.jpg Chikpeas Brother This is a fun and easy project you can make with things you already have around the house. I'm very sorry about the lack of a thumbnail image. I promise I'll fix that as soon as a get a good photo of the lantern in action. You'll need: -A water bottle -Water -Barbecue lighter -Screwdriver -Hot glue...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 07:29:45 PST
R/C Boat Water Cooling http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Boat-Water-Cooling/
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 19:22:15 PST
DIY Cat Water Fountain http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cat-Water-Fountain-1/
DIY Cat Water Fountain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/K2CA/HQJZPJIW/FYWK2CAHQJZPJIW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/K2CA/HQJZPJIW/FYWK2CAHQJZPJIW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/K2CA/HQJZPJIW/FYWK2CAHQJZPJIW.SMALL.jpg tommythehill Whenever I go to the refrigerator to fill up a glass of water, my cat BoBo runs as fast as he can to get a sip. Whenever he hears running water he runs to see if he can have any. He is crazy about water. I usually fill up old water bottles and he drinks out of them, so I thought why not make somethi...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 19:05:52 PST
Wakeboard winch - 2013 http://www.instructables.com/id/Wakeboard-winch-2012/
Wakeboard winch - 2013 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/MR16/HQ1DZ6OM/F3RMR16HQ1DZ6OM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/MR16/HQ1DZ6OM/F3RMR16HQ1DZ6OM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/MR16/HQ1DZ6OM/F3RMR16HQ1DZ6OM.SMALL.jpg mravary At our summer cottage, motor boats were prohibited many years ago and, when I visited a surf shop named "Shark" a salesman made me aware that it was possible to use a wake board winch that simulate the cable park and that cost around $ 2100, I could then continue practicing wakeboard. I searched on ...
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 21:30:20 PST
Jesus Saves Water- Speed Building A Coat Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Jesus-Saves-Water-Speed-Building-A-Coat-Rack/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/QBQS/HPZMSGXG/FL0QBQSHPZMSGXG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/QBQS/HPZMSGXG/FL0QBQSHPZMSGXG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/QBQS/HPZMSGXG/FL0QBQSHPZMSGXG.SMALL.jpg NelsonStudios Using nothing but items saved from the landfill we create an interesting holy water themed coat rack at very high speed.  A strange but rewarding build.
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 17:53:46 PST
long reach watering device http://www.instructables.com/id/long-reach-watering-device/
long reach watering device - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/3HIS/HO0Q577M/F323HISHO0Q577M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/3HIS/HO0Q577M/F323HISHO0Q577M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/3HIS/HO0Q577M/F323HISHO0Q577M.SMALL.jpg foobear If you have a need to water a plant that is higher than you can reach, you don't have to go and get the step ladder with this little device supplies One spray bottle (Dollar Tree: $1 - or recycle something) some aquarium tubing long branch or bamboo stick either: 3 small sections of heat shrink ...
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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/
Easy Homemade Wooden Tea Cup Without A Lath - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/2G7X/HNM44L77/F0M2G7XHNM44L77.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/2G7X/HNM44L77/F0M2G7XHNM44L77.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/2G7X/HNM44L77/F0M2G7XHNM44L77.SMALL.jpg mulrich125 Hey everyone so here's just a quick instructable about how I made this teacup without using a lathe. All I used was a drill a sand belt and sand paper. Enjoy! Edit: Thanks so much for the feature on my first instructable! Have fun trying it out! :) Getting Your Wood If you look at my finished pro...
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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 17:41:18 PST
How to grow pea plants indoors http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-grow-pea-plants-indoors/
How to grow pea plants indoors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/QI57/HNID1WNP/F5GQI57HNID1WNP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/QI57/HNID1WNP/F5GQI57HNID1WNP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/QI57/HNID1WNP/F5GQI57HNID1WNP.SMALL.jpg bigpurple I'm going to show you how to grow peas indoors! =D First your gonna need a pot and seed. Then you put 2 peas in the pot close to the center 2 inches deep.  Then you put it in a sun filled area in your house and wait for about 4-5 days and you should see a little plant popping up. Planting N...
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Mon, 4 Nov 2013 09:44:59 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/
How to convert a tugboat to live-aboard Part 1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/LXM5/HMMF6LQO/FNOLXM5HMMF6LQO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/LXM5/HMMF6LQO/FNOLXM5HMMF6LQO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/LXM5/HMMF6LQO/FNOLXM5HMMF6LQO.SMALL.jpg elking How I converted a tired US Army tugboat into a yacht/tug. This project took 10 years to be 90% complete. Hardest part is finding a berth for something this big, at a reasonable price. Find a suitable candidate Start by hunting around the waterfront. Hang out in dive bars. Comb Craigslist in the ...
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Sat, 12 Oct 2013 08:38:47 PDT
Results http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Rocket-Stove-out-of-a-Water-Heater/
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Wed, 25 Sep 2013 21:04:11 PDT
Catch 50 Fleas In One Night http://www.instructables.com/id/Catch-50-Fleas-In-One-Night/
Catch 50 Fleas In One Night - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/NTLQ/HLOC4UJ8/FKONTLQHLOC4UJ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/NTLQ/HLOC4UJ8/FKONTLQHLOC4UJ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/NTLQ/HLOC4UJ8/FKONTLQHLOC4UJ8.SMALL.jpg ecoben With this home built flea catcher I was able to catch 50 fleas in one night. Yes I certainly did count them! I have seen several other prototypes on the internet, but I wanted to share my experience with my results. The part list. Dish Soap Ground Black Pepper LED Night Light Container Lid Toaster...
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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/
Pool Solar Heater or Optical Illusion for Entertainment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/2QPH/HL94FY8S/F6Z2QPHHL94FY8S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/2QPH/HL94FY8S/F6Z2QPHHL94FY8S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/2QPH/HL94FY8S/F6Z2QPHHL94FY8S.SMALL.jpg cobinrox Commercial solar pool heaters are expensive, especially if you need multples.  Here's how you can cobble together a solar collector/heater for your pool and create interesting 3-D optical illusions to entertain (or frighten) your neighbours and friends. It's not as hard as it looks.  If I can do it...
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Wed, 4 Sep 2013 17:53:25 PDT
Fix cracks in a rainwater tank with sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-cracks-in-a-rainwater-tank-with-sugru/
Fix cracks in a rainwater tank with sugru - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/5BP2/HKCJMK4H/FPY5BP2HKCJMK4H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/5BP2/HKCJMK4H/FPY5BP2HKCJMK4H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/5BP2/HKCJMK4H/FPY5BP2HKCJMK4H.SMALL.jpg hackspace-siegen After weeks without rain you search for any pot you can catch the next shower of rain with. In this short instructable we will show how to fix cracks in a rainwater tank with sugru. What we need is a rainwater tank with cracks and one or two mini sugru packages. Pay attention that coloured sugru m...
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Wed, 14 Aug 2013 13:58:05 PDT
Concrete Water Tower http://www.instructables.com/id/Cement-Water-Tower/
Concrete Water Tower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/L32V/HJUWSWFV/FMZL32VHJUWSWFV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/L32V/HJUWSWFV/FMZL32VHJUWSWFV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/L32V/HJUWSWFV/FMZL32VHJUWSWFV.SMALL.jpg th3_jungle_inv3ntor Running water is a great blessing that many people take for granted.  My family spent years in Haiti where my family was without running water for years.  When we moved to South America my dad wanted a to give our family more modern conveniences, and thus we needed a water tower.  This is an instrut...
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Tue, 13 Aug 2013 11:24:48 PDT
Hydro Power at Home http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydro-Power-at-Home/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/GV4E/HJW8WGGS/F6EGV4EHJW8WGGS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/GV4E/HJW8WGGS/F6EGV4EHJW8WGGS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/GV4E/HJW8WGGS/F6EGV4EHJW8WGGS.SMALL.jpg bubal An easy demonstration of a small turbine with a paddled wheel and a DC motor as a dynamo in order to generate electricity with falling water power or with tap water pressure power.
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Tue, 6 Aug 2013 06:15:22 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/
Plastic bottle rainwater down pipe with filter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/0DQX/HIXCBDXX/F3L0DQXHIXCBDXX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/0DQX/HIXCBDXX/F3L0DQXHIXCBDXX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/0DQX/HIXCBDXX/F3L0DQXHIXCBDXX.SMALL.jpg Wombling This is a pretty simple one, though it can save you buying a down pipe which would cost around £7-£8, and a filter! All you will need are 5 plastic drink bottles, we're using the Buxton bottles because they curve in the middle and fit together really well when cut, but you should be okay with strai...
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Wed, 10 Jul 2013 06:07:38 PDT
An easy Modular woodsteamer http://www.instructables.com/id/A-easy-Modular-woodsteamer/
An easy Modular woodsteamer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/MR5E/HIPIXS2G/FPLMR5EHIPIXS2G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/MR5E/HIPIXS2G/FPLMR5EHIPIXS2G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/MR5E/HIPIXS2G/FPLMR5EHIPIXS2G.SMALL.jpg timothy demaegdt This instructables will show you how i build my modular woodsteamer, it is still a bit of a work in progress but you can use the thing if you want. The system is useable but i want to make it easier to set up and remove. Things you will need: 1-old watercooker 1- 90° PVC pipe elbow diameter 110mm (...
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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 09:53:42 PDT
Rain Barrel and Chicken Trough Waterer http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-Barrel-and-Chicken-Trough-Waterer/
Rain Barrel and Chicken Trough Waterer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/BODW/H6MEVTU9/FL9BODWH6MEVTU9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/BODW/H6MEVTU9/FL9BODWH6MEVTU9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/BODW/H6MEVTU9/FL9BODWH6MEVTU9.SMALL.jpg erich_870 I wanted to keep my chicken coop off the grid as much as possible so I started with the watering system. I needed save space so I thought a trough waterer would work well. PVC Rain Barrel I created the rain barrel out of a 4 ft section of 8 inch PVC pipe I got from a local contractor. I used an ...
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Fri, 28 Jun 2013 15:20:27 PDT
Automatic watering from a water barrel http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-watering-from-a-water-barrel/
Automatic watering from a water barrel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/10HI/HIGFAMA5/F6G10HIHIGFAMA5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/10HI/HIGFAMA5/F6G10HIHIGFAMA5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/10HI/HIGFAMA5/F6G10HIHIGFAMA5.SMALL.jpg knife141 I am lazy.  A few years ago I got tired of having to manually water the 15-20 potted plants around our patio, so I put in an automatic drip irrigation system.  I would have liked to run the same system to the side of our house where we have 7 potted plants on and near a side porch, but unfortunately...
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Fri, 28 Jun 2013 11:46:18 PDT
Creating a low budget composting toilet http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-low-budget-composting-toilet/
Creating a low budget composting toilet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/ZBWO/HI3TKR47/FYAZBWOHI3TKR47.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/ZBWO/HI3TKR47/FYAZBWOHI3TKR47.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/ZBWO/HI3TKR47/FYAZBWOHI3TKR47.SMALL.jpg sspence For a number of years, we have used a composting toilet (often called a Joe Jenkins Sawdust Toilet) when our water / sewer solution would not support a flush toilet. up to 40% of our water usage is used to turn fertilizer into sewage, by mixing it with drinking water. Then we go out and buy chemical...
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Tue, 25 Jun 2013 06:04:06 PDT