Save Even More Money With Harbor Freight Coupons


Yes, we shop at Harbor Freight. Actually, we buy quite a few things at Harbor Freight. Now, before you start showing your tool prejudice and muttering to yourself that your would never buy the "cheap stuff" (paraphrasing here, you probably didn't use the word "stuff" did you?) at Harbor Freight, … [Read more...]

Turn Your Vehicle Into A Portable Generator


Battery operated tools are great, but sometimes they're just not up to the job.  If you need sustained power at a remote location, this may be just the trick for you.  You can turn your car or truck into a portable generator - and the process is simple and for a decent price. One of our next … [Read more...]

Make Your Own Biodiesel – An Introduction


Anyone who thinks they might want to produce their own biodiesel should try one of these processes first.  The videos below are all based on a do it yourself in the kitchen or garage premise.  They run the gamut from "Just show me the bare basics, I don't want to know the science stuff" to "Here's … [Read more...]

FREE Kindle eBook – How To Build A Worm Farm – Limited Time Offer


About this eBook :  The full title is Worm Composting - Woodworking Plans & Worm Bin Ideas for Use in Organic Gardening.  In other words, there's lots of information on how to build a worm farm (that's what they are often called).   It not only covers what you need to know about worm farming, it … [Read more...]

FREE Kindle eBook – Building Stuff With Cardboard – Limited Time Offer


Right now - this book is free to download a Kindle version from Amazon.  Free downloads from Kindle are a limited time offer, so download your copy as soon as possible to get the download for free. Please be aware that you don't have to have a Kindle device to view Kindle books.  If you have a … [Read more...]

Installing A Metal Security Screen Door

How to install a security screen door

You can't use flow through ventilation in your house if you can't open the doors and windows.  This is a short story about our adventure when trying to purchase a security screen door. We didn't really know anything about these doors, except we needed one.  We currently have no screen door of any … [Read more...]

Build A Solar Food Dehydrator


You can make a very nice solar food dehydrator in a weekend with just a few items.  The time it takes you to build it will depend on your skills and how fancy you want to make it.  Just look around YouTube or Google Images and you will see examples that show workmanship nicer than many homes in the … [Read more...]

11 Creative Ideas For Re-Using Large Plastic Drums


Have a few of those large plastic drums sitting around or know a good source for them? Here are some projects that will put them to use. 1. Get Started With Hydroponics - If you have always wanted to try your hand at growing plants hydroponically (without dirt) this is a great starter … [Read more...]

Should You Learn To Rebuild Batteries?


Why would you want to know how to rebuild a battery?  Well, you can save quite a bit of money if you're thinking of going off the grid.  When you set up your battery bank initially, you won't have to pay even close to full retail, because you can purchase used or "out of date" batteries and … [Read more...]

Build Rock Walls – With NO Concrete!


Do you have a bunch of rocks around your property and wish they were doing something more useful than just sitting there?  How about the need for a retaining wall or a privacy fence?  Well, with just a little patience and a very little money you can put those two things together and make that wall … [Read more...]