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
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
With this article we will look into the home building option of using gabion baskets. This article has one goal, to just bring the build option to your attention. Show that it IS a viable option and hopefully we can later report of someone that has built a gabion home. These baskets are wire weaved
The author of The Lord of Rings trilogy knew something that modern society is missing out on; he knew how to take joy in the simplest of things. From long walks in the English countryside with his old friends, discussing the deeper things in life and possibly even pondering the languages of Middle Earth. J.R.R. Tolkien
VIDEO BELOW Seems like 3D Printers are all the rage. Right now it seems like the possibilities are endless and this may very will be the Internet or the Computer innovation of the 21st Century. A China based company used four 10mX6.6m printers to a mixture of cement and construction waste in building these walls.
If you think about it, how many people go the gym to work out? What if you could power your home by riding a bike for 60 minutes a day? The concept is easy, execution; not so much! As you can see in the video below he charges a single battery after riding for 60
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.