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The Best Animals for a Homestead and Why You Need Them

The Best Animals for a Homestead

The Best Animals for a Homestead and Why You Need Them As you start to grow your homestead, you’ll start to wonder about adding animals. Animals serve many purposes, but most importantly, they’re a source of food for our families. If you’re like most homesteaders, you don’t have a ton …

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How To Make Your Own Concrete Countertop

How To Make Your Own Concrete Countertop

Make Your Own Concrete Countertop, It’s Easier Than You Think No matter the season, homeowners are always on the lookout for renovations that not only add functionality to their home but enhances the look as well. The kitchen is one of the most popular areas of the home targeted for …

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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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The Easy Way to Make Your Own Charcoal

The Easy Way to Make Your Own Charcoal

The Easy Way to Make Your Own Charcoal It’s summertime, and you probably are using a lot of charcoal to cook on the grill and enjoy fires. Did you know that you can make your charcoal? While the process is a bit lengthy in time, the hands-on time for you …

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How To Get Cheap or Free Solar Panels

How To Get Cheap or Free Solar Panels

How To Get Cheap or Free Solar Panels Solar panels come with the advantage of saving you money on your electric bill, right? While your monthly electric bill might drop down, the high cost of solar panels makes the cost negligible, and you’ll be in the red for a long …

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40 Amazing Uses for Rubbing Alcohol

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40 Amazing Uses for Rubbing Alcohol We’ve all got it, that bottle of rubbing alcohol in the medicine cabinet. Even the most inventive DIY types probably have a mere handful of uses for that bottle, be it rubbing on sore muscles or maybe treating a few odors around the house. …

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How to Custom Etch Glass Jars: 30 Minute DIY

How to Custom Etch Glass Jars: 30 Minute DIY

How to Custom Etch Glass Jars: 30 Minute DIY Expensive and unique crafts will catch your friends’ attention when they visit your home. They will always want to know where you bought them. On the other hand, custom-made crafts and gifts makes them wonder even more. You can make your own …

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7 Creative Wood Pallet Fence Ideas

7 Creative Wood Pallet Fence Ideas

7 Creative Wood Pallet Fence Ideas Fencing in your property is a great idea, but it costs as much as your arm and a leg. If you have chickens you want to keep in your yard or children you want to keep in a set area, having a fence is …

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$150 bike camper: DIY micro mobile home

$150 bike camper

$150 bike camper: DIY micro mobile home Do you love to travel but hate some of the inconveniences that come attached with taking the show on the road? Would you be willing to give time and effort into making your traveling experiences more comfortable and affordable? Thanks to this video, …

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How To Make A Secret Door Bookcase

How To Make A Secret Door Bookcase

How To Make A Secret Door Bookcase Have you ever wanted a secret little place in your home? Do you have the perfect spot but do not know how to hide it? If you answered yes to these questions, you should know that there is an easy way to hide …

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Collecting Rainwater: State by State Guide

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Collecting Rainwater: State by State Guide People have been collecting rainwater for thousands of years for several reasons. It provides people water to use again in their gardens, helps control stormwater runoff, reduces erosion risks and helps mitigate the threat of flooding to name a few. Harvesting rainwater can be …

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Build a Simple PVC Water Well Hand Pump

PVC Water Well Hand Pump

Build a Simple PVC Water Well Hand Pump  Parts List for Hand Pump for Water Well Using PVC Pipe and Fittings This goes with the Schematic Diagram A – 1 inch PVC Schedule 40 pipe B – 3/4 inch PVC Schedule 40 pipe C – 1 1/4 inch PVC Schedule 40 …

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