The Gabion House has been one of our all-time most popular posts. Therefore, we thought you would appreciate this wonderful graphic regarding 10 gabion projects that you can do yourself while at home. (Thanks to wirefence.co.uk for providing this graphic.) For those who are new to Gabions, they are simply rocks or concrete enclosed in
From the NY Times Article found HERE! Photograph by Dwight Eschliman for The New York Times The Douglas Family Stockpile Staples in 6-gallon buckets include: rice, beans, nuts, sugar, salt, matches, wheat, flour Freeze-dried meals Assorted canned foods: cheese, butter and meat Water-bath canner Vacuum seale Pressure canner Pots Canned meat: red is pork, green
Food Storage of Yesteryear Since winter is upon us, we often have food storage issues due to canning so much during the fall. Not sure why, but I often go overboard with stocking up, as if the winter would never end! It totally drives my wife NUTS! We literally run out of space for all
This video shows you how to build of an extremely useful crank generator which I made from a modified dishwasher motor. Perfect for supplying power or charging batteries at a remote campsite or bunker. This unit can easily be modified to connect to a bicycle. Power output is either a 12V regulated supply (Up to
Would a government grant help you make the leap to buying a farm? You're in luck! The USDA has announced it is giving out over $19 MILLION in grants to young farmers across the country! The National Institute of Food and Agriculture is managing is amazing grant program. This program was put into place to
Back in the day, I used to hear stories about how parents raised 10-14 kids in homes that were less than 2000 sq/ft. Today it seems more and more common that every kid in the family gets their own room. You hear comments like "they need their space" or "They don't get along, no way
Every once in a while a truck comes by that causes total truck envy. Im not one for wanting something that costs so much, but this is pure awesome. This is what I would call KING of trucks! Built by Legacy Classic Trucks, the Legacy Power Wagon is one sick machine! These are hand-built by
This amazing Shipping Container home was built by Joseph Dupuis, 29, who does renewable energy research at Algonquin College in Ottawa. He claims its super energy efficient and says it cost less than $20k to make!! He claims it is so energy efficient that his highest bill right now is his cell phone! How nice
Great DIY project: How to build a hunting a survival bow with PVC.
With Spring right around the corner, Im looking for cool designs in creating a pizza oven! Here is a very simple and nice design for one!
I have been looking at hundreds of different root cellar projects online trying to decide which route I plan on going. This will be a project I plan on tackling next spring. This is by far my favorite root cellar build that I have found: http://robertchristine.blogspot.com/2010/02/root-cellar.html
We built this cage using an old shelf we had laying around.This was a great father son project that we built on a Saturday afternoon.