This step by step tutorial of how to build a rotating clothesline is another way to add a vintage off the grid element to your homestead. Before electric dryers, people used to hang their clothes from clotheslines to dry and many self sufficient people are returned to embracing the concept once again to lower their …
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How To Build A Vertical Axis Windmill DIY Project This outline of how to build a vertical axis windmill DIY project encourages the self sufficient type of person to create an off the grid electrical generating device. Many homesteaders are searching for ways to create or supplement their power needs from a free renewable resource …
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Instructables website shares how to make a homemade vertical wind generator from washing machine motor. Creating alternative energy from re purposed parts can keep the cost down and really embraces the spirit of self sufficiency.
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Backwoods Home Magazine shares a wonderfully informative article on how windmill powered windmills operate. Homesteads for generations have been using wind power to pump water with great success. This article explains what a water pumping windmill is, uses, having a well drilled, finding installing and maintaining a windmill and an irrigation tank.
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Nice video showing how Solar cabin built his 14′ x14′ cabin. Following that video is one where he tells about his solar and wind installation. The last link is to all his videos. If you are thinking of going off grid, looking to build a cabin or just interested in that life style his videos …
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