A decent-sized empty can and a sturdy knife allow you to make a small stove that helps focus the heat of your burning fuel on your cooking device. (Pot, pan, skillet, etc.)

37 Awesome Survival/Prepping Hacks


Building a solar panel heater out of aluminum cans

Building a solar heater with recycled cans


terra-cotta space heater.... several ways to do it, can heat up an entire room. Going to keep a supply of pots and candles on hand, to warm each room in case the power goes out this winter!

Heating on the Cheap


How to Make Your Own Silicon Solar Panels - garden lighting?

How to Make Your Own Silicon Solar Panels | eHow


Useless information #26: How to Hollow and Clean Out Lightbulbs

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Not planning on painting any time soon, but holy crap in a bucket! So smart. Use this trick to cover carpet before painting - as well as all surfaces. Contractor secrets roundup

Renovation Tips


Shadow puppets. Essential life skills.

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Patio table made from pallets! With instructions :)

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How to clean the "image" off of tubs to re-use them for gift giving.

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How to get wax out of old candles to reuse containers. I will be so glad I pinned this!!

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10 Spray Paint Tips: what you never knew about spray paint. So good to know! Read before your next project!

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Golf tee fix for stripped holes - put in glue, hammer in golf tee, cut off excess, then add screw = fixed.

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Entirely Eventful Day: How to Build a Custom Frame

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Let's face it, there's always a better and more efficient way to complete everyday tasks, and these clever ideas aim to help you do just that.

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Another pinner said: I wish I had seen this years ago!! Tape before caulking. Smooth out with finger. Then peel off the tape immediately, before it dries.

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How to Tell How Much Propane Is Left for Your Gas Grill

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My husband and I have been doing the Dave Ramsey Debt Snowball system/budget for the last 2 years and we have paid off 2 cars, 3 credit cards, and are still going strong. I would recommend it to EVERYONE!

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DIY: How To Drill Holes In Glass...for future reference

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how to draw lips.

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I can't believe how simple this sounds, Heck of alot cheaper than getting them made:) DIY canvas photos... super easy!

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Oranges burn like candles. No messy wax, and no wick required. Who knew? I bet these smell amazing! -I want to try this!

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Hiding Router / cable box

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Don't have a projector and want to paint something on the wall? Just need a box, a lamp and tape.

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Glass cutting with only yarn and fingernail polish remover- Here is what you do: wrap the cotton yarn around your bottle 5-6 times, tie and cut ends. -slide yarn off of the bottle -dip in nail polish remover -slide the wet yarn back onto the bottle---NOTE---the bottle will be cut at whatever angle you have the yarn at, so if you are interested in doing a sideways cut just adjust your yarn -light on fire ****please please be careful**** -only the wet yarn will be lit on fire and t...

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