The Poor Man's Refrigerator--A fridge for the common man that does not require electricity and keeps food fresh too. With this basic parameter in mind Mansukhbhai came up with Mitticool, a fridge made of clay. It works on the principle of evaporation. Water from the upper chambers drips down the side, and gets evaporated taking away heat from the inside , leaving the chambers cool.
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Mitticool Clay Refrigerator that uses no electricity
MittiCool off grid fridge/cooler
A fridge for the common man that does not require electricity and keeps food fresh too. With this basic parameter in mind Mansukhbhai came up with Mitticool, a fridge made of clay. It works on the principle of evaporation. Water from the upper chambers drips down the side, and gets evaporated taking away heat from the inside , leaving the chambers cool.
clay refrigerator works on the principle of evaporation
underground fire pit. easy to make
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Outdoor Fire Pit. Only cost $42 to make! Such a great idea!
Customize Your Outdoor Spaces – 33 DIY Fire Pit Ideas #diy #firepit #garden #home #house #project #compactpower #cper
Home made backyard Fire Pit. Only cost a little $ to make!!! Why do we never think of these things?! Such a great idea! Brick wall and stone on top!
What a great way to use up the pile of rocks and bricks in my back yard! Chelan house maybe?!
Make Your Own Hand Pump Water Well, Part 1 of 9
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building a hand pump
Make Your Own Hand Pump Water Well, Part 1 of 9 Our well is awfully deep
Water pump pvc
Shed or Farm Stand
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little cottage potting shed..
This is what I want my storage building to look like when I have it moved and set up in it's permanent place. Great look and idea!~K
Small house home tiny cabin
potting shed playhouse
garden shed (or writers nook, or childrens playhouse, or anything you would like a little hideaway)
Cute garden shed, guest house, or studio
Garden shed CHICKEN COOP
Burying a freezer to use as a root cellar.
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Food Storage and Prep: Burying a freezer to use as a make-do root cellar.
Burying a freezer (alternative to cellar storage)
DIY Root Cellars
Root Cellar Ideas | The Owner-Builder Network
Was this little rustic beauty ever a small grist mill on a family farm? Never mind, now it has become a gorgeous backdrop for a spectacular garden. The natural feature of flowing water adds additional charm to the setting and tranquility from its murmur. The shed suits use as a potting shed but could be a getaway for the man of the house, an art room or a play house for the children.
Water mill by the stream
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Little house found on loveliegreenie
beautiful, rustic garden shed and waterwheel
Cottage with a waterwheel. Fairytale-like anyone?!
I love Country cabins like this!
whimsical raindrop cottage. so cute. love the water wheel.
marjoleinhoekendijk: My future house ^^
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Farmers' Market stall
fruit stand on wheels ~ WOW this would be cool for farmers market...
Amazing mobile Farm Stand from Four Seasons Farm in Maine! fourseasonfarm.com
Mobile farmers market trailer (Copyright Four Season Farm)
Mobile farm stand- Great idea
veggie food cart.
toad abode - you can make your own w/a broken pot, and they WORK... mine always have toads in them!
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Toad abode..cute in a mini fairy garden
toad abode - another pinner says... you can make your own w/ a broken pot, and they WORK... mine always have toads in them!
(Maybe decorated like fairy house) Broken clay pot makes a perfect "Toad Abode" we have put these in our flower beds & its Amazing how many Toads live in them! We call them The Toad Motel and The Frog Bar;-)
Broken clay pot makes a perfect toad house
side yard path and drainage swale
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Garden Path - side yard path with flagstone and river rock drainage swale
side yard path and drainage swale would love to do a dry creek bed in my yard.....wonder if we could do something like this to help with wintertime drainage ?
Side yard path and drainage swale. Robinson Landscape Design. "Rain barrels and drainage swale doubling as a path."
Rain barrels and drainage swale and path - Robinson Landscape Design Portfolio
Panty Hose - Tick and Chigger Guard..I would so do this because they eat me alive.....
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Panty Hose - An Affective Ticks and Chigger Guard ...I need to share this one with DH for when he mows the lawn!
Panty Hose - Tick and Chigger Guard (the only good use for the blasted things!)
Wear pantyhose to keep away Chiggers & Ticks #Camping #Tips
Block Ticks and Chiggers - wear panty hose just like the Marines | Survivaltek.com....who knew!
Grow Your Own Cooking Oil. he black oil sunflower seed is the kind you need. These have twice the amount of oil as the confectionery and found at almost anywhere. The 40 lb. bag is around 14.00 & will grow as many sunflowers as you need.
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MAKING SUNFLOWER OIL FROM Black sunflower seed (birdseed)
growing sunflowers for cooking oil
Grow Your Own Cooking Oil ;) Just another reason I must grow a field of sunflowers and have an excuse he would actually understand for that Oil press i refuse to let go of.
Grow your own cooking oil: black oil Sunflower Seeds either Buying (40 pound bag. for $14.00), or Growing and Harvesting; Piteba Seed/nut oil Extractor $125, Thick clean natural Fiber rope (100% cotton?) to filter from one jar to an empty lower jar (uses capillary action to wick siphon clean. Note from Author: one forty pound bag makes at least 2 gallons of sunflower seed oil. I found one place that sells it Hienens and it was $8.50 for 16 oz
Interesting...black painted cardboard for solar window heater. This simple device a traditional window & turnd it into a simple sun powered heater. Materials: Large piece of corrugated cardboard, Black paint, Paintbrush, Knife or scissors. South-facing window (east or west is okay but not as good). Blogger says zzz'air flowing in the bottom at 63 F and back out the top at a little over 100 F. Pretty hot for a piece of painted cardboard. The temperature outside is about 35 F."
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Make a Homemade Solar Window Heater - Black painted cardboard for solar window heater. Traditional window turned into a sun powered heater. Materials: Large piece of corrugated cardboard, black paint, paintbrush, knife or scissors. South-facing window (east or west is okay but not as good). Air flowing in the bottom at 63 F and back out the top at a little over 100 F. Pretty hot for a piece of painted cardboard. The temp outside is about 35 F. - www.PeterPop.com
diy micro hydro rocks!!!
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Model diagram of Small Hydroelectric power plant
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DIY Micro Hydro Power.. Pretty much what I was thinking. Water wheel of some type on a shaft and pulley wheel connected to a small 12 volt alternator, to a battery. Hooked to a 12 volt electric heater for a tent along a stream. Problem being the shear size and weight to set up.
Hydro Power Energy Current Turbine Hand Pumps 30 Book on (1) CD Homestead Vol. 3 of 4 $5.99
Chest freezers can be used as fridges at just one tenth of the power consumption. This article shows how.
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Yes, its true what they say about Chest Freezers | Living Off the Grid: Free Yourself. Wow!
low energy freezer1 Use a Chest Freezer Instead Of a Fridge For Off Grid Solar Use
The Homestead Survival | Use a Chest Freezer Instead Of a Fridge For Off Grid Solar Use | http://thehomesteadsurvival.com
Use chest freezer as a `frig with one solar panel
How to make sugar from beets
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Difference between Cane Sugar and Beet Sugar: ...beet sugar is simpler and effectively cheaper to produce than cane sugar. Furthermore, sugar beets have a composition of 16% to 18% sucrose, as compared to a 10% to 11% composition of sugarcane. Basically, the same amount of sugar beets will produce more sugar than the same amount of sugarcane.
Sugar Consumption a ‘Public Health Crisis’ Aggravated by GM Sugar Beets
How to make sugar from beets #Artsandcrafts
Self Reliant Network: Grandpappy's Homemade Sugar Recipe
Homesteading record keeping forms
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organizational ideas for hearth and home.
Homemaking Binder printables
Reformation Acres: ~2012 Homemaking Binder Additions~ great resource with lots of info
On Just A Couple Acres: ~2012 Homemaking Binder Additions~
The OFFICIAL "Weeds for Feed" Thread (Rabbits)
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Yarrow helps to stop bleeding by re-normalizing the pressure throughout the body
Milhojas Achuillea mmillefolium Edible flowers
Yarrow- great insect repellent + helps herbs grow
Yarrow is also disinfectant – if you’re on the trail, you can actually just bruise up some yarrow flowers and put them right onto/into the cut – it will stop bleeding very quickly and keep the wound from getting infected
idea for front yard
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stone wall and bridge
traditional landscape by Archer & Buchanan Architecture, Ltd. Houzz Tour: 'Hobbit House' in Pennsylvania Countryside Bridge over a drainage ditch!
Traditional Home Wooden Fence Design, Pictures, Remodel, Decor and Ideas - page 6
Drainage Ditch Design Ideas, Pictures, Remodel and Decor
Stone bridge with rustic picket fence over dry creek bed - Hobbit House traditional landscape
How to Identify Common Poisonous Berries in North America in 6 Steps
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How to Identify Common Poisonous Berries in North America in 6 Steps...in case bushes and I survive the zombie apocalypse or the Mayan doomsday.
paint the barns red and white
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Swedish country garden with pond and containers
Swedish Fashion Backyard Decoration Ideas - http://www.iondecoration.com/garden-design/swedish-fashion-backyard-decoration-ideas/
Successful Cold Storage Ideas
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good cold storage ideas
winter storage of root vegetables
How to store stuff from your garden all winter long. Properly. Successful cold storage review 1. Select the best cultivar. 2. Plant at the right time. 3. Harvest at the right time. 4. Store properly.
How to store stuff from your garden all winter long.... Portable root cellar.
Cold storage of garden veggies
Proper winter storage tips for garden produce
how to build a solar powered hot water heater