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How Houses Functioned Before the Advent of Air Conditioning

How Houses Functioned Before the Advent of Air Conditioning

How Houses Functioned Before the Advent of Air Conditioning Greene County via flickr cc Earlier this summer, my next door was complaining to me about how costly his electric bill had gotten due to running his air conditioning system. I was shocked when we compared inside temperatures and bill amounts …

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How To Make A 5 Gallon, Self-Resetting Mouse Trap

How To Make A 5 Gallon, Self-Resetting Mouse Trap

How To Make A 5 Gallon, Self-Resetting Mouse Trap Bucket traps may be lethal or non-lethal. Both types have a ramp which leads to the rim of a deep-walled container, such as a bucket. The bucket may contain a liquid to drown the trapped mouse. The mouse is baited to the top …

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How To Prepare Your Garden for Winter

How To Prepare Your Garden for Winter

How To Prepare Your Garden for Winter The term “Fall gardening” doesn’t mean sitting in a lawn chair and watching the stalks of your spent vegetable plants tip over. In fact, as the summer gardening season comes to a close, the work in your garden is far from over. The …

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How To Make Your Own Instant Hand Warmers!

How To Make Your Own Instant Hand Warmers!

How To Make Your Own Instant Hand Warmers! Hand warmers are great for those cold winter days when you just have to be outside. Slip them into your pockets to keep your hands nice and toasty.You need a large ziploc bag, a smaller one, some water, and calcium chloride ice-melt …

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How to Make a Plow Disc Cooker

How To Make A Plow Disk Wok For Camping

How to Make a Plow Disc Cooker Simple and satisfying — if plow disc cooking had a motto, that would be it. This style of outdoor cooker proves that a first-rate meal really only requires a solid cooking surface, heat, and quality ingredients. Essentially a shallow wok, plow disc cookers …

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How to Use Epsom Salt in Your Garden

How to Use Epsom Salt in Your Garden

How to Use Epsom Salt in Your Garden Epsom salts carry a lot of benefits for a variety of situations. Whether you simply need to take a restoring bath for aches and pains or you want to liven up your vegetable garden, knowing how to use these salts will give …

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How To Crochet Adult Socks

How To Crochet Adult Socks

How To Crochet Adult Socks  This free pattern of how to make homemade simple crocheted socks will produce wonderful warm socks to keep your feet toasty in the winter. While knitting has seemed the first thing to pop into people’s heads when they think about yarn crafts, its cousin, crochet, …

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How To Convert An Old Washing Machine Into a Water Powered Generator

How To Convert An Old Washing Machine Into a Water Powered Generator

How To Convert An Old Washing Machine Into a Water Powered Generator -New Improved model- WARNING: This video is intended for information purposes only, working with electricity can be dangerous, If you are not qualified, please consult an electrician before attempting any wiring shown in this video. I’ve been living …

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How To Convert a Ceiling Fan Into a Wind Generator

How To Convert a Ceiling Fan Into a Wind Generator

How To Convert a Ceiling Fan Into a Wind Generator Learn to make your own diy wind turbine! Whether you are living off the grid, or just want to generate some extra energy for the home, these diy Wind turbine ideas will have you generating your own electricity in no time. This …

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How to Easily Cut Glass Bottles

How to Easily Cut Glass Bottles

How to Easily Cut Glass Bottles This time, I wanted to show you how to make your own glass planters. You don’t have to be a glass-smith to be able to cut glass, Yes you can go and buy a tool to score the glass and then add a little pressure to …

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How To Build A Five Gallon Bucket Hydroelectric Generator

How To Build A Five Gallon Bucket Hydroelectric Generator

How To Build A Five Gallon Bucket Hydroelectric Generator With self-sufficiency on the rise these days with us all dreaming of that off grid life, it is common to see people trying to set up their own power or water supply. Recycling is almost a regular thing now so those …

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How To Care and Season a Cast Iron Skillet

How To Care and Season a Cast Iron Skillet

How To Care and Season a Cast Iron Skillet For large, hearty, and delicious breakfasts, and an all-around utility player when it comes to cooking on a stove, in the oven, on a grill, or over a campfire, cast iron pans are a necessity for anyone who loves to cook. …

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