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Self watering recycled plant pot for growing herbs & flowers

How to recycle a soda bottle into a planter that waters itself!
Views 16886 | Rating 475 | Comments 32| Date Mar 23, 2008
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Making a Wine Glass rack

In this tutorial you will learn how to add a wine glass rack to your home! It is a very simple procedure that actually costs less than $10 to make, and it looks great and is functional as well!
Views 11100 | Rating 71 | Comments 10| Date Aug 9, 2007
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Build a Vertical Axis Wind Turbine using the Lenz2 design

This tutorial will show you how to build a Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (VAWT) using the Lenz2 design. This turbine uses both drag found in Savonius style VAWTs and lift found in aircraft wings. The addition of lift makes the turbine spin faster than the speed...
Views 5897 | Rating 55 | Comments 4| Date Mar 9, 2008
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How to make a bathroom more beautiful and elegant

The bathroom was originally designed to be purely functional, now it’s a place for pleasure and luxury. Great enjoyment can be gained from turning necessity into a sensuous act. One room away from your bedroom retreat, the bathroom becomes an inner...
Views 5385 | Rating 0 | Comments 0| Date Mar 1, 2008
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How to decorate in a tropical chic style

Interior decorating has taken new heights with the cost-effective styles and trends available at most local department stores. You can construct some versatile and chic domains on a variety of budgets and themes. Tropical chic is one of the most popular looks...
Views 2988 | Rating 26 | Comments 3| Date Mar 19, 2008
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The Green Person's Guide ~ How To Clean Pet Feaces, Yucky Spills, And Other Mucky Things.

There are so many safe and efficient cleaning agents around the home which are suitable for cleaning even the most yucky spills. In this article we'll see that often the best treatments for the worst muck, is a good old-fashioned scrub with agents found...
Views 2192 | Rating 4 | Comments 0| Date May 10, 2008
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Double-Decker Drum Composter

Make a double spinning composter from 55 gallon drums!
Views 2160 | Rating 274 | Comments 10| Date Apr 5, 2008
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Make an all purpose organic pesticide from vegetables

Use easy-to-find ingredients to make an environmentally friendly pesticide!
Views 1741 | Rating 13 | Comments 1| Date Mar 26, 2008
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Zero Point Shelf

If putting holes in the wall was a game this shelf wouldn't net you any points. The image below is a very rough SketchUp concept drawing of a shelf I built. The concept of "clamping" shelving between the ceiling and floor isn't original to me, in...
Views 1711 | Rating 10 | Comments 0| Date Mar 1, 2008
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How To Hang Laundry On a Clothesline So It's Soft and Fluffy

Hanging laundry is an environmentally-friendly was to dry your family's clothing and linens. Using the right technique to hang laundry will give you soft, fluffy laundry that smells fresh and wonderful!
Views 1370 | Rating 31 | Comments 0| Date Jun 6, 2008
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How to make a beautiful kitchen

The kitchen is often the heartbeat of a home. Of all the rooms in our lives, the kitchen can feed the soul and become the comforting place to be at any time of the day. Even when size and financial constraints are an issue, it’s easy to make a kitchen...
Views 1209 | Rating 1 | Comments 0| Date Feb 26, 2008
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How to build a DVD cabinet

When making your own DVD cabinets it is important to measure the size correctly in order to have the right amount of space, and the right number of shelves, to house your entire collection in a solid and secure wooden frame.
Views 854 | Rating -1 | Comments 0| Date Jan 3, 2012
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How to Easily Grow Beautiful Hydrangea Flowers

On the hottest days of summer think about staying cool in your beautiful garden filled with a fluffy hedge of hydrangeas in your backyard.
Views 812 | Rating 0 | Comments 0| Date Apr 24, 2008
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How to hide your valuable assets and possessions

Hiding your life's treasures under a pillow or mattress won't safeguard them from a thief. However, this doesn't mean that a safety deposit box at your bank is the only place for them. The following ideas of where to locate a secret compartment will offer...
Views 757 | Rating 0 | Comments 0| Date Mar 22, 2008
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How To Display Your Heirloom Quilt

Heirloom quilts make lovely displays, but it's important to display the quilt properly to avoid damaging the delicate vintage fabric.
Views 753 | Rating 6 | Comments 0| Date Aug 20, 2008