Category Archive: DIY Projects

Aug 01

How to Build a Triple Bunk Bed with Crib

This step by step tutorial of how to build a triple bunk bed with a crib is a great way to create vertical space for 3 children of different age group in a small home. If you have several children and very little space, you should consider creating a bunk bed system that minimizes the …

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Aug 01

Thermoelectric Fan Powered by a Tea Light Candle

Are you curious about how power is generated? Have you ever wondered what it would be like to create your generator? If so, this is the perfect project tutorial for you! This guide will walk you through how to make a thermoelectric fan. The fun part? It’s powered by a tea light! This project uses …

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Aug 01

How to Build a Capped PVC Pipe Floating Raft

With summer still going strong and with temperatures higher than they’ve been in years, now is the perfect time to look into building your own boat. If you live near a body of water, you’re probably very aware that temperatures are cooler on and near the water. Plus, being on the water offers tons of …

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Jul 31

Salvaged Wood Pallet Garden Bed Construction

Beautifying the outside of your home can be both an enjoyable activity as well as add a nice touch to your property. One way to do this if you have limited resources would be to use salvaged shipping pallets. They can provide a usable amount of wood and are usually easy to find. Even if …

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Jul 31

Growing Indigo And Dyeing Merino Wool

For folks that love to knit, crochet or use yarn in other ways you might like this tutorial for growing your own indigo and then dyeing skeins of merino wool. It is really neat to see the wool go into the water and vinegar that looks super green from having had  the chopped up indigo …

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Jul 31

Build A Portable Outdoor Propane Oven and Stove

See how you can pull a stove/oven from an old camper or RV and put it in a wood cabinet with handles so that it is portable. This is perfect for times when you have no power, whether from a power outage or if you are off grid hunting or camping. This is also awesome …

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