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Building An Off Grid Cabin Using Free Pallet Wood…

We built this small off grid log cabin using recycled pallet wood that we collected for free. The aim of the DIY project was to try and save money by building a cabin in the forest on the cheap. Living off grid is something we have always admired, being able to forage and gather food […]

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Basic Cold Process Soap Making…

In under fifteen minutes, Roe Sie, from the King’s Roost, shows you how to make a basic bar soap from scratch, using only organic olive and coconut oils, lye, and ice water. Here is the recipe: Organic olive oil: 1,680 grams Organic coconut oil: 683 grams Lye: 337 grams Ice water: 787 grams Add essential […]

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Tiny Home With Luxury Bath-House Made From Recycled Windows…

This spectacular tiny house is ultra small and designed to travel, but when it’s owner found the perfect parking spot he added on an incredible toilet and luxurious bath-house made from recycled windows. The tiny house is only 4 meters (roughly 13 ft) in length, making it ultra portable, and features a spectacular geodesic window […]

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How To Design A Super Efficient Passive Solar Greenhouse…

How do you design a greenhouse to overcome poor growing conditions, provide a winter space that can cure SADS (Seasonal Affective Disorder) and extend the growing season? In these articles I am going to talk about how to design just a space… Setting Goals, Site Selection, Aspect Ratio and Shape Part 1 of 4… Recently I gave a […]

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Invisible Trellis – A Cheap Raised Bed Trellis System…

Check out this video to see how to build a very simple and inexpensive trellis for any size raised bed garden. Using some scrap wood that I already had I was able to keep the cost of each of these below $1. These are great for growing peas, cucumbers, pole beans, or any other vining […]

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Couple Turns Skoolie, Short-Bus & Container Into Family Home…

Seven years ago, Jeremy and Mira Thompson quit their jobs and sold their suburban home to hit the road in a short-bus they’d converted into a mobile home. After a year on the road, they’d gone through their savings and were thinking about starting a family. Now living on family property in rural Washington they […]

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