diy projects for the self sufficient homeowner 25 ways to build a self reliant lifestyle

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Diy Projects For The Self Sufficient Homeowner

Author : Betsy Matheson
ISBN : 9781589235670
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 81. 88 MB
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"Step-by-step, how-to projects for home rain collection, solar panels, food storage, solar energy systems, eco-friendly improvements, bee keeping, and more"--Provided by publisher.

Diy Projects For The Self Sufficient Homeowner

Author : Betsy Matheson
ISBN : 9781610597524
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 27. 23 MB
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DIVBuild your way to a more self-sufficient lifestyle with step-by-step projects for backup and supplementary utilities--including independent water, heat, and electricity--growing and storing food, raising small livestock, beekeeping, and more. Many of the projects require basic materials available at your everyday home center, but this book also provides valuable DIY resources for solar, hydro, greenhouse, and gardening needs. This book will help you build security with utility backup systems and become more sustainable, resulting in less dependence on city systems for basic needs. Whether you have a city plot or simply pots, this book includes all of the information needed to plan, build, and succeed with greater self-sufficiency. /div

Off On Our Own

Author : Ted Carns
ISBN : 0983272603
Genre : House & Home
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Ted and Kathy Carns are living a 21st century success story of zero waste, total recycling and astonishing inventiveness. Their five-acre home in western Pennsylvania is a warm, inviting showcase of self-reliant living. They have all the comforts of modern life, from flat screen TV to morning smoothies from their solarpowered blender.

Step By Step Projects For Self Sufficiency

Author : Editors of Cool Springs Press
ISBN : 9781591866886
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 69. 46 MB
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Get ready to be self-sufficient. Whether tackling the garden, raising animals, learning more about alternative energy, or bettering your storage and preservation, Step-by-Step Projects for Self-Sufficiency is the perfect starting point. Step-by-step instructions and photos will guide you through how to make over 60 complete projects. After all, DIY projects are more fun (and generally easier) when you approach them with helpful aides and tools you made yourself. Projects in this new volume include: -A portable chicken ark -Two types of beehives -Solar cookers -Firewood storage -A potato growing box -Hoophouses and greenhouses -Raised planting beds -Rainbarrels -A cider press -Compost bins -Drying racks With its clear plan drawings, precise instructions and detailed photos, Step-by-step Projects for Self Sufficiency makes DIY easier than ever.

Do It Yourself Projects To Get You Off The Grid

Author : Instructables.com
ISBN : 9781510738461
Genre : House & Home
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Instructables is back with this inspiring book focused on a series of projects designed to get you thinking creatively about going green. Twenty Instructables illustrate just how simple it can be to make your own backyard chicken coop, or turn a wine barrel into a rainwater collector. Here, you will learn to: • Clip a chicken’s wings • Power your lawn mower with solar power • Create a chicken tractor for the city • Water your garden with solar power • Build a thermoelectric lamp • Create an algae bioreactor from water bottles • And much more! Illustrated with dozens of full-color photographs per project accompanying easy-to-follow instructions, this Instructables collection utilizes the best that the online community has to offer, turning a far-reaching group of people into a mammoth database churning out ideas to make life better, easier, and, in this case, greener, as this volume exemplifies.

The Dog Friendly Home

Author : Ruth Strother
ISBN : 9781589235663
Genre : House & Home
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"Instructions and photos for do-it-yourself projects to build for a dog. Includes information on training, safety and grooming"--Provided by publisher.

Practical Projects For Self Sufficiency

Author : Chris Peterson
ISBN : 9781591865957
Genre : Gardening
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In Practical Projects for Self-Sufficiency you'll find 30 well-selected projects to help you develop and grow your self-reliant lifestyle. This book shows you how with beautiful photos and complete plans with construction drawings. Projects are organised

The Renewable Energy Home Handbook

Author : Lindsay Porter
ISBN : 9781845847593
Genre : Reference
File Size : 60. 35 MB
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Most renewable energy systems aren’t new, but their use is. This handbook shows how each of the main renewable energy technologies works, along with step-by-step details of how it’s installed, as well as the pros and – at least as importantly – the cons of each type of installation.

5 Gallon Bucket Book

Author : Chris Peterson
ISBN : 9780760347898
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 21. 74 MB
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Why just reuse a bucket when you can reinvent it? Five-gallon buckets are ubiquitous and cheap (indeed, they are often free). But did you know they can also be hacked, hot-rodded, reengineered, and upcycled to create dozens of useful DIY projects for homeowners, gardeners, small-scale farmers, and preppers? 5-Gallon Bucket Book contains 60+ ideas that put these humble and hard-working mainstays to work past their prime and keep them out of landfills. Simple step-by-step instructions, as well as parts lists and images of the completed projects, make sure you will have fun and love the results of your work. Projects include perfect additions to your yard and garden, tools to care for your animals, useful innovations, handy home helpers, and even family-oriented designs! They range from simple things such as chicken feeders to much more complex projects (small room air conditioner, anyone?). For anyone who doesn't already have fifteen of them cluttering up the garage, 5-Gallon Bucket Book also offers advice on where to get cheap and free buckets and how to tell if a bucket is safe to use for food.

Backyard Homesteading

Author : David Toht
ISBN : 9781580116039
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 70. 9 MB
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Backyard Homesteading addresses the needs of many people who want to take control of the food they eat and the products they use--even if they live in a urban or suburban house on a typical-size lot. It shows homeowners how to turn their yard into a productive and wholesome "homestead" that allows them to grow their own fruits and vegetables, and raise farm animals, including chickens and goats. Backyard Homesteading covers the laws and regulations of raising livestock in populated areas and demonstrates to readers how to use and preserve the bounty they produce.

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