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Aluminium can solar collector.  We built one for the chicken coop, now to build a larger one for the house.

"How To Build DIY Solar Panels Out of Pop-Cans" -- Previous pinner: "Aluminium can solar collector. We built one for the chicken coop, now to build a larger one for the house.

DIY firebricks. Burns for a long time. Wish we had this on our last camping trip, the wood we had was all wet and wouldn't burn!

How to Make Firebricks (fire logs) and Wood Stove Logs for Free!

How to Make Firebricks and Wood Stove Logs - for free : survivalsherpa --- pp: Burns for a long time. Wish we had this on our last camping trip, the wood we had was all wet and wouldn't burn!

The Homestead Survival | Build An Off Grid Wind Generator Out Of A Truck Alternator

RD Copeland shares the instructions on Mother Earth News for building a DIY wind generator using a truck alternator and a golf cart batteries for storage. Home Made Wind Generator…

Solar Lighting: Cut the Cord!

Wonder how it would look without the black "sleeve"? Redo It Yourself Inspirations : Solar Lighting: Cut the Cord!

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

At living green and frugally we aim to provide you with lots of great tips and advice on How To Convert an Old Washing Machine Into a Water Powered Generator

A rocket stove with a heat capture water coil for efficient heating of hot water.

A rocket stove with a heat capture water coil for efficient water heating, distillation and purification for drinking.

enough to heat a garage.....this site   tells you how to do it with soda cans

almost free garage heat – just drink a lot of soda

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DIY PVC Pipe Solar Water Heater - Turn 2 PVC pipes into a portable solar water heater.

How to Make a Simple, Small-Scale DIY Solar Hot Water Heater Home Made Solar Powered Shower for a Rv, Camper, Home or Off-grid Hunting Cabin

How To Build a Solar Furnace For Under $50

A simple solar heater that is cheap and easy to make. When there is direct sun on the unit it produces heat like a hair dryer. According to the creator it…

Humanure Dry Toilet Made From a Milk Crate | Root Simple

use a bucket and a milk crate as an emergency toilet. Please tell, in what sort of emergency situation would you have a bucket, a milk crate, and a toilet SEAT but no actual toilet?

This is a bed- smart space saver!

Folding Bed Bench (Hidden Cot)

This is a bed- smart space saver! Not sure if this can be adapted to something more comfortable. Those supports look like back killers.

Sure, you know about sprouting alfalfa and other seeds for your own salads, but did you know you can sprout fodder for your livestock, from chickens to horses, and feed it to them within just a few days? From MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine.

DIY Sprouted Fodder for Livestock - The Happy Homesteader

mother earth news: growing fodder for animals in 9 days; 50 lbs of grain seed becomes 300 lbs.

Disaster Preparedness | Camping In The Rain

The Benefits of Camping In The Rain

Who ever said the rain has to spoil your outdoor adventure? If you pack the right gear and are prepped with know-how, camping in the rain can be a fun way to test your equipment and disaster preparedness skills.