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Hanging lounge chair. 6 Chicken Boredom Busters - Tillys Nest Blog. I know my flock is craving warmer weather, longer sunny days, and fresh green grass. I am too. During the winter, I try to keep them busy, happy and preoccupied. They can easily get bored. Here are some ideas that I have done over the years to keep them entertained and prevent them from developing behaviors out of boredom such as egg eating and feather picking.

Make a Pinata Hang a head of cabbage, cauliflower, or broccoli in the run and keep your chickens dodging and pecking at the hanging, spinning, ball. Bales of Hay or Straw Place some bales of hay or straw in the coop or run. Try A Treat Ball Fill a treat ball or hanging suet feeder and fill it with fresh goodies for the flock. Add a Flock Block Flock Blocks are a great way to redirect the chicken's instinct to peck. Add a Chicken Swing Chickens love to swing. Add a Mirror Chickens do the silliest things when you add a mirror to the coop. Mini circular bench saw from scrap. Make A Hedgehog For Your Garden Using Plastic Bottles. Pallet Barn Updates by Hive Modular.

Pallet Barn Updates by Hive Modular You remember Paul Stankey of Hive Modular? We mentioned his container cabin this time last year, and since that time, the rustic retreat has been showcased in probably every quality design magazine in the country. What interesting, however, is that Paul’s been working on phase two: A new project adjacent to the cabin. Paul was speaking with the folks at loll about their waste and came to find out that they have huge pallets sitting around. So he decided that the pallets could be put to clever use, I mean, they’re sturdy and heavy, weighing in at roughly 200 pounds each.

He designed Pallet Barn. They poured the footings and bootstrapped the pallets in place. After the pallets were in place, they started work on the cladding and that’s pretty much where work is to this point. If you recall, last June we mentioned another pallet project called Unit Load_Redux. Image credits: Hive Modular. Share This Story, Choose Your Platform! Aluminum-Free Deodorant. Since showering 5 times a day isn't practical for most, the rest of us rely on underarm deodorant to keep us feeling fresh and clean...and frankly, not smelly. Well, who would have guessed that you can make your own deodorant with only THREE ingredients that you probably already have in your pantry! Here's a quick and effective how-to, and best of all, its aluminum free!

Interestingly enough sweat, itself, does not cause any sort of smell. It is the bacteria on the underarm skin that may contain bacteria, that is your smelly culprit! So whats all this buzz about aluminum in our anti-perspiration deodorants? Many people have begun to find aluminum-free cosmetic alternatives, as it can be a skin irritant and debatable carcinogen (although the FDA and the American Cancer Society (ACS) have not found a direct link between anti-perpirants and cancer) So without further delay, lets get this party started! How to Make Playdough (Play-doh) DIY stool by plastic bottle -----LetusDIY.ORG|DIY Everything here.

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HOW DO WE COLLECT INFORMATION AND WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT? Distribution Partners Website operators that license our ad serving technology pass information to us so that we may serve advertisements to you. Third Party Cookies. Scotch Eggs. Diaper Tricycle. Making Stuff Wilder | Watch NOVA Online. How to Block a Surveillance Camera: A DIY Art Tutorial from Ai Weiwei. By Maria Popova A wine opener usage George Orwell would approve of. “When things get tough,” Neil Gaiman advised on in his fantastic commencement address on the creative life, “this is what you should do: Make good art.

I’m serious. Husband runs off with a politician — make good art. Leg crushed and then eaten by a mutated boa constrictor — make good art. CCTV SPRAYHow to make a spray device to block a surveillance camera:Do you feel uncomfortable, confused, disgusted, or even irate because of a surveillance camera fixed at the wrong place? He goes on to list the materials needed — a spray bottle, a wine bottle opener, a bike bottle cage, a bike brake bar, a screw, and a stick — with the instruction to “choose materials that are as practical and reliable as possible” and are also “cheap and easy to obtain.”

First find a long stick of suitable height. Under “Usage,” he instructs: First fix the wine bottle opener at the top of the tree pruner (a.01). Donating = Loving Share on Tumblr. Whatever Dee-Dee wants, she's gonna get it: Spring Fling: A Line Pocket Skirt Tutorial | Recipes | Craft Tutorials | Fashion | Motherhood. I don't know about you, but we were sooooo ready for Spring to arrive this year. There is just something about stepping out of the Winter doldrums that makes you itchy for Spring to come around. So when we saw some flowers starting to make their appearance, we decided to throw a little party for them... And of course, what is a party without some brand new skirts to go with it...

Making the A Line Pocket Skirt is super simple, and once you get the hang of it, you can whip them out in less than half an hour, adding any embellishments you want! To make, first determine the length you want your pocket skirt to be, then add 3" to the length for seam allowance. The width of each panel should be between 15 - 17" (this is not going to be a full gathered skirt, but rather fitting instead). Cut 2 panels of fabric using these dimensions. A simple, brand new skirt for Spring that wont keep you couped up inside and in front of the sewing machine! Want to know how to make the pleated version? Introducing Valentina, Free software for Open Source Fashion. Paracord Fob with hidden compartment. Hello Felllas, I am loving paracord now and after making this awesome keychain fob with hidden compartment I realized that I should have tried this as my first paracord project rather this one, because this is much simpler.

You will not believe me If I tell you that I tried 3 times before I could finally make a perfect one, silly mistakes, lots of learnings and off course some tricks which I discovered while making these. I think it is a perfect hidden compartment for survival money. Imagine you forgot your wallet at home and driving your car and ran out of fuel. I have realized that knot based projects can only be understood best if every step is captured as images. Lets see how to make it.

IPad Document Camera Stand. This is a simple design for an iPad document camera stand. It is quick to build and the materials are only $5. It requires the use of a laser cutter, which are becoming more accessible to makers these days. I made this one at TechShop in San Francisco. As an alternative, you can probably work with an on-demand production service like Ponoko to have this cut for you.

This is my first Instructable, so let me know how I can make it better. What is a Document Camera? Enter the iPad So a document camera can be an incredibly useful teaching and presentation aide, but it's a bit of a one trick pony. A Little Support To be useful as a document camera, the iPad needs to be held stationary at a height that gives the camera a reasonable view of the document or object being displayed.

I think this design has a number of advantages: It is very inexpensive. Self Publishing, Book Printing and Publishing Online - Lulu.