Category Archive: Building

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Jul 27

How a Dumpster Became a Family Swimming Pool

This look into how a dumpster became a family swimming pool when New Orleans based architect ” Stefan Beese” has transformed an old dumpster shipping container into an upscale looking private pool in his backyard for his family to play, relax and cool down in refreshing water. To create a dumpster pool: – The dumpster was …

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Jul 14

How To Pull Up OLD Fence Posts In Two Minutes Homesteading Tip

How To Pull Up OLD Fence Posts In Two Minutes Homesteading Tip This amazing homesteading tip of how to pull up (remove) old fence posts will save you tons of back breaking hard work with this time saving method. The upkeep of maintaining fencing to create boundaries and contain homestead animals is an ever constant …

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Apr 06

How to Customize Your Root Cellar Storage DIY Project

How to Customize Your Root Cellar Storage DIY Project This step by step tutorial with detailed instructions of how to customize your root cellar storage DIY project will make using your root cellar a glorious experience. Easy to pull out bins and drawers makes storing your garden’s harvest more organized and stable.

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May 23

How to Install Surface-Mounted Wiring and Conduit

Family Handyman

Family Handyman website shares how to install surface-mounted wiring and conduit for your home, barn or workshop on the homestead. Being a homesteader often times makes you a jack of all trades…. or at least that is how it feels sometimes, lol. Wiring can be overwhelming for a first timer and it is helpful to …

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May 15

How to Refinish Hardwood Floors

oneprojectcloser

Part of becoming self sufficient is being willing to take on projects that you might pay someone else to do. It helps to do your research, ask tips from anyone that may have first hand experience, get quotes from tool rental companies, gather materials and ask a friend or family member to help you with …

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May 10

How One Family Made Cooling Swimming Pool From a Livestock Tank

This amazing  journey of creating a refreshing cool pool from a livestock tank bought at the local farm and feed store. It is treated with a non-toxic sanitizing solution so that when it is emptied, the water can be used to water their garden. The blue solar pool cover helps heat the water so it is …

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