Build a Wood Fired Earth Oven. The ovens we made each measures about 24" in finished diameter, and have an inside cooking area of 12" diameter by 14" high.
They each weight about 250 lbs, and each took about two 5-gallon buckets of clay and sand mixture to build. If you want a larger oven, please adjust the materials accordingly. There are many variations such as roof, foundation, & chimney options, which can be explored through additional resources at the final step. Materials and Tools: clay soil : lots of places have clay subsoil, if you can't find any, sub with potter's clay sand : to reduce shrinkage / cracking of clay, see next step for mix ratio. construction sand is great for the thermal layer,and beach sand is great for the finish layer, but use what you have readily available!
Oven Foundation: Garden Fireplace with Bench. DIY 400 Watt Wind Turbine. These plans detail how I built a wind turbine in my garage without any special tools for just over $200.
Many of the do-it-yourself designs are either toy projects or unlikely to hold up in strong winds. This wind turbine will withstand 40+ mile per hour winds and produce electricity with as little as 15 mile per hour winds. How to Make an Aluminum Can Stove. Dowel Notching Jig (or making things to make things) Hemmings Blog: Classic and collectible cars and parts. Amazing Trick. The Basic Binding of Books: A Tutorial. Tutorials | About Me | Contact | Soapmaking Tutorial.
Origami hang glider. Build and Surf an Origami Hang Glider on a Wave of Air (revised August 22, 2010) Good News!
I have completed (July 2011) instructions for foam gliders, which I think are much better for beginners: easier to adjust, lighter weight so you have more time to react, not affected by high humidity (makes paper limp). To check out foam gliders, go here. Shortcut to the EZR Origami Hang Glider Pattern (PDF) New: an origami expert in Taiwan, who goes by the moniker "Ponder", has modified the Origami Hang Glider design.
If you want to know more about the history of walkalong gliding, there is great new material, including interviews with the pioneers of walkalong flight. Fun Art & Craft Recipes for Children - The Silver Penny. Drink Can Tinwork. Tinwork Embossed tinwork is sometimes used to decorate rustic style photo or mirror frames, or just to make decorative items such as Christmas tree decorations.
The metal used is usually thicker (tinplate) and is normally worked with hammered tools - I wanted to try to get a similar effect, but with a bit less effort. The Most Popular ArticleOn Atomic Shrimp No, really! I created this page towards the end of October 2008. How to Build a Pencil Crossbow « JinSpiration.
Binder Clips into Office Weapons. Wow, if you thought working at your white-collared job, sitting in your well equipped air-conditioned office, thinking that this is probably one of the safest place to be… you may just want to think twice about that.
The office is a jungle. Beside having to watch your back against office colleagues who may be wolf in sheep’s clothes, you may just have to watch out for those seemingly utilitarian office supplies, because in conjuncture with other seemingly innocent office supplies, they may just result to be one of the deadliest office weapon yet. Below is an example of our favorite office supplies- binder clips, turned into office weapons.
Take a few binder clips of varying sizes, turn them upside down, and clip the smaller binder clips inside the larger clips. It should look like this when the larger binder clips have clipped the smaller ones. Remove all the binder clip handles. Add another 2 larger binder clips on top of the smaller edge with a rubber band in between. The exciting new self-setting rubber for making, fixing, and improving your stuff. A Boy's Own Book. How to create a sunken trampoline - little green fingers. I think a sunken trampoline has to be my favourite family garden feature.
It's a simple enough idea but solves so many headaches. Le Beanock – An Awkwardly Named Bean Bag Chair + Hammock Mashup. By Andrew Liszewski I like the idea behind hammocks, and swaying back and forth can certainly add an extra element of rest and relaxation when kicking back.
But I can’t say I find them the most comfortable place to sit or lay down. Maybe I’ve just never found the ‘right’ hammock for me. And I now doubt I ever will because my mind is fixated on Le Beancock Beanock instead. More pallet repurposing … In this installation, ☀ Prove you exist ☀ Small backyard landscape and outdoor living big green egg nestled in a modern lueders limestone counter – HARD WORKS. Living The Geek Lifestyle!
5 Colorful Fun DIY Projects for Backyard Play. From a mini golf course to a backyard bowling alley, these 5 colorful & fun DIY projects are sure to be a hit with both kids and adults alike.
Backyard Multi-Sport Court Designed for tennis, badminton, volleyball or table tennis, this bright red multi-sport court features clever storage that tucks everything away when not in use. See more of this project and download the plans at Du Cote de chez Vous (translated to English). Backyard Bowling Alley Everyone will love bowling in the backyard on this wooden bowling alley. 3 Hole Backyard Mini Golf Course Players navigate an obstacle course with rocks, logs, and other natural materials in this challenging backyard mini golf course.
Covered Sandbox This lovely little sandbox features built-in seating and a roof to protect the children from the sun. Outdoor Game Table Enjoy classic table games like chess in the backyard. Check out other articles by Rachel here! How to build a backyard beach < Favorite backyard projects: Raised beds, benches, cabanas, paths, fountains, arbors, and more. Garden Design r15 APL Awards 11.