Category Archives: Wind

50 Gallon Barrel Wind Turbine

50 Gallon Barrel Wind Turbine

Neat diy project to build your own wind turbine from a 50 gallon barrel. A lot of folks are searching for ways to use the sun and wind to help with creating energy on the homestead. This project is very interesting in that it is super cheap to make and that you could also make it stronger by using a steel barrel instead of plastic. I think it would probably catch more wind if it was installed vertically or wind from more directions at least.

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Build a Homestead 1000 Watt Wind Turbine Project

Build a Homestead 1000 Watt Wind Turbine Project

This tutorial of how to build a homestead 1000 watt wind turbine project once completed will charge the battery bank that powers an off grid home. Whether you are living off the grid or just want to become more self sufficient by generating energy to power your home, this homemade wind turbine project will have…Continue Reading

How To Build A Rotating Clothesline

How To Build A Rotating Clothesline

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…Continue Reading