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Awesome Fire Pit Swing Set. What’s better than sitting around a campfire in the summer evenings?

Awesome Fire Pit Swing Set

A beautiful summer evening with a backyard fire pit is the perfect gathering spot for family and friends. How does it look this place ? Materials: 6- Bags of Sacreete (or Quickcreete – whatever you call it) one for each upright. 6- 6x6x10’s (for the uprights) 6- 6x6x8’s for the top sections 6- 2x6x8’s for the stabilizers that go kitty corner on top of 6×6’s (for strength) 24- 3/8’s x 8″ lags for laggin the top horizontal pieces to the uprights (countersunk) 24- 4″ Deck screws for screwing the top pieces together horizontally before lagging them. 24 – 3″ Deck screws for screwing the top 2×6 stabilizers to the 6×6’s 10- 3/8×8″ eyebolts with nuts and washers for hanging the swings ” I din’t have any building instructions to go by, pretty much just winged it. I layed out the hexagon in the yard so that center for the uprights for each bay was 7′ apart because I knew I wanted to get 5′ swings.

How to Make a Soup Can Forge. Wasp Trap « Do It And How. Reblogged from Prairiestory.

Wasp Trap « Do It And How

Ok… this is kind of gross, but clearly it works. Once the wasps go in the bottle they can’t figure out how to get out so they get trapped and die. This will minimize wasps, but the only way to eliminate them is to remove their nest or kill the queen. 1) Cut the neck off a plastic pop bottle. Survival Bow Making Instructions. By Jason Knight The following bow making instructions will help you construct an effective bow in a relatively short amount of time.

Survival Bow Making Instructions

A quickie bow is a fast-made bow for immediate use in a survival situation. It is carved from a sapling or branch of a tree. The reason it is called a “quickie” bow is because it is made at the time the wood is harvested, rather than waiting a year or more for the wood to season (as is typical for regular bow construction). How To Turn A Beer Bottle Into A Glass. By MH Staff - Posted on 25th August 2011 Warning: this stunt involves sharp edges, breaking glass and fire. But if you’re careful, it could also involve fun. Pick a brand with a sturdy but attractive bottle.

(Try Grolsch or Darling Brew’s dumpie-style bottle. Corona’s also good, because the bottle is especially thick.) Tie a string tightly around the empty bottle just above the label. Put the string back on the bottle and light it. Pour cold water on the string. Sandpaper the edges until smooth. In the Philippines, to bring sustainable lighting to homes in impoverished communities, empty plastic bottles are being installed in ceilings. Filled with water and bleach, they refract sunlight, and provide light equivalent to a 55watt light bulb. - Almo. Top 10 Sites for Do It Yourself Projects : Planet Green. Open a Master Padlock With a Beer Can. Brewery Construction. How to Develop a Photographic Memory. Jungle-survival-3.jpg (400×400)

How to Ditch Big Brother and Disappear Forever. Freezing beer - Magic Trick Video. [Music Playing] Welcome to a video presentation from

Freezing beer - Magic Trick Video

In this video I will show you how you can freeze a beer in just a few seconds. As you can see I have two beers in front of me, so let us try off one of those. As you can see the beer is fluid. Build Your OWN DIY AC! « Clean sweep assessment. Are you ready to clean up your life?

clean sweep assessment

The Clean Sweep Program is a checklist of 100 items which, when completed, give one complete personal freedom. These 100 items are grouped in 4 areas of life with 25 in each group: Physical Environment, Well-being, Money and Relationships. These 4 areas are the cornerstone for a strong and healthy life and the program helps a person to clean up, restore and polish virtually every aspect of his/her life. The 30 Day Movie Challenge « Theater Thoughts. Here is a fun list that @drmrsthmonarch turned me on to.

The 30 Day Movie Challenge « Theater Thoughts

With the busy lives we lead, it is sometimes tough to work a movie into the schedule each day. Now there is a list that makes it even tougher to select a flick to wind down with. I like that the challenge not only requests that you watch a movie, but a very specialized, sometimes personal movie. It certainly requires some thought. How To Turn An Old Pair Of Jeans Into The Perfect Home Concealed Handgun Location. If you've ever thought about how to properly hide a home defense handgun in your bedroom, this DIY guide from one of our customers here at is pretty ingenious.

How To Turn An Old Pair Of Jeans Into The Perfect Home Concealed Handgun Location

He has taken a pair of old blue jeans and sewn them in such a way as to create a closet holster that allows a loaded handgun to be hidden in the middle of the blue jeans while ensuring the blue jeans remain hanging on a hanger. We call it a "Closet Jeans Holster". It's the perfect closet concealed carry location for your home - and below this customer of ours shows you how you can create the same for your home.

Items Needed To Create Your Own Closet Jeans Holster: Needle & thread1 old pair of jeans1 sturdy clothes hanger1 handgun2 magazines (optional) Steps To Follow To Create Your Own Closet Jeans Holster: Step 1: Sew the jeans together immediately beneath the clothes hanger. The $40 Hidden Inside a 12V Battery. Wise Bread Picks Hands up who hates buying batteries.

The $40 Hidden Inside a 12V Battery

(I had both hands up in the air by the way, briefly, but had to put them down to continue writing this article.) Anyway, batteries are the bane of my life. It seems almost every toy we have for our children or gadget for ourselves require batteries. DIY Wrap Bracelet. You should all know by now that we are all about stacking bracelets on our wrists.

DIY Wrap Bracelet

The more, the better. In fact . . . the most, the best! With that being said, we’ll show you how to master a version of the ever so popular wrap bracelet. It’s so simple and addicting, you’ll soon be churning out these wristlets with your eyes closed. Clearly this arm party train isn’t stopping and it’s about time you get on board! 100 Skills Every Man Should Know: 2008's Ultimate DIY List.

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100 Skills Every Man Should Know: 2008's Ultimate DIY List

Handle a blowout2. Cool paper toy. Most Popular DIY Projects of 2009. Your Guide to 21 Awesome DIY Projects. Make: Projects How-to Projects Library — Electronics, Arduino, Crafts, Solar, Robots. Instructables - Make, How To, and DIY. Free Woodworking Plans, Projects and Patterns at WoodworkersWorkshop. Pringles Can Antenna Turns 10. How to Make Beer - Making Beer at Home.

Making a mash is not always necessary--you can brew a perfectly good lager or ale with prepackaged malt extract. But for this recipe, we're going all out, with an all-grain beer-- we extract the sugars from the grain ourselves. The recipe we're following is for a beer in the Belgian white or "wit" sytle. It's called "Wit Ginger, Not Mary Ann," and was published by the esteemed beer-brewing magazine, Zymurgy. Ingredients: 11 pounds of grain 11 quarts of water Our grains include 5 pounds Belgian pilsner malt, 4.5 pounds of German wheat malt, 1.0 pound of flaked oats, and 0.5 pounds of caramel pils malt. Take the mash (all the ingredients above in a pot) and bring it up to 150 degrees F, keeping it at that exact temperature for 1 hour. * Test the mash: The point of mashing is to turn starches in the grain into sugars and extract them into a sweet liquor.

Perpetual Energy? Extreme Treehouses. Peter Lewis's treehouse, built in a 105-ft. pine tree in southern Maine, rests on a steel hexagon base suspended by cables. Joists made of 5 x 5 hemlock timbers form more hexagons that support the structure. The massive trusses below were built with 5 x 5 and 5 x 7 timbers. (Photograph by Russell Kaye) Any kid in Bridgton, Maine, would want to have Peter Lewis's playhouse in his backyard. And no wonder. Lewis, however, is no kid, and his masterpiece--a two-story, 6000-pound clubhouse slung from an Eastern white pine--bears scant resemblance to the banged-together shacks of childhood. Big kids with power tools are going airborne, and in most cases it is adults, not kids, who are the intended beneficiaries.

Easy Cd Case ....NO Glue .... For Everybody.... 15 Different Ways To Tie Your Sneakers Pictures. The Document Which Was Formerly Called The MIT Guide to Lockpicking. An interesting new lockpicking technique has been making its way around the internet. This technique uses 'bump keys' to open locks in a similar fashion to lockpicking guns but without requiring specialized hardware.

You can read about bump keys in this document, and see a news report about them here. --- Presenting ---(drumroll please) I am told that the university which has its' name associated with this document would prefer not to. What can you learn on youtube? - Teh uber1337 Soup.