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Tiny House. We built a tiny house, and love it!

Tiny House

And want to share our experience and plans with you so you can build one too! Size Our tiny house is built on a trailer 24' long and 8'6" wide (the exact trailer is a PJ Super Wide Channel B6). Because of roof overhangs, the tiny house is slightly over width, requiring us to have a permit to transport in our state. Regulations vary by state, so check locally before building. Purpose The purpose of our tiny house is to use while working on a remote cabin. We choose to keep our tiny house dry to reduce maintenance, as we have extreme cold in Alaska, and this is very common in our area.

This Might Be The Coolest But Possibly Most Illegal DIY Project Ever. I was really confused when I heard the term Moss Graffiti.

This Might Be The Coolest But Possibly Most Illegal DIY Project Ever.

The name sounds simple enough, but really? After looking into it a little more, this may be one of the coolest things I have ever seen. Of course, we would only suggest doing this on your own property, especially because it does take a little bit of maintenance to get it going. Making the Ultimate Garden Bar. Read this and learn how to make your cob oven at home. - Living Outdoor. Awesome DIY Mason Jar Beehive. There’s plenty of buzz out there these days when it comes to raising bees.

Awesome DIY Mason Jar Beehive

Honeybees provide huge benefits as part of a sustainable lifestyle. They not only provide delicious, homegrown honey, they will help your flowers and garden plants thrive. And by raising your own bee colony, you will be doing a small part to help the current bee population decline. How To Save Money And Do It Yourself! Easy DIY Firepit {Progress on the Fall Backyard Makeover Project!} Be sure to subscribe for free to The Inspired Room!

Easy DIY Firepit {Progress on the Fall Backyard Makeover Project!}

You'll receive new updates via your email inbox so you'll never miss a post! Thanks so much for stopping by today! If you’d like to make a DIY firepit AND have it ready to fire up this weekend for a fun Fall family night, read on, friends. The supplies for this firepit were provided to me by Lowe’s. This DIY is EASY PEASY! EASY. 15 BEAUTIFULLY PRACTICAL Cob Ovens & How to Build One Yourself. Brick smoker - Compete how to. If there is anything you want to know as we go along with this please ask.

Brick smoker - Compete how to

I try to remember details but, well, I'm getting older. I don't always remember. Ok, the firebox door is 21x21. It was built out of 3in. angle iron. Being that big, I can use it as a lentil to lay brick across the top of door. Now/ I'm ready to start the cook chamber. To this point the firebrick have been layed on there side. I had to take the whole build up at the same time. Now, once I got to the top of the firebox I stepped my block back to 6in. block. Your shelf work can go as high as you want it to. Next comes the damper system. Wow Your Friends With A DIY PVC Kayak For About $50 In Plumbing Supplies. Here's one man showing off his creativity with plumbing supplies.

Wow Your Friends With A DIY PVC Kayak For About $50 In Plumbing Supplies

If you've ever gone into a kayak store and seen how little $1500 will buy you, you might just find yourself motivated to make one of these! It looks easy enough, and you've gotta figure that if PVC cement can keep water in the pipes, it can certainly keep water out too! The connection in the rear keeps the pipes at an adequate distance apart. The cross member forward of the midsection is a foot rest, and notice the 45 degree angle at the front to help it cut through the water better. This is one design that anyone can make. You could cut costs on the design by building it with 3in or 4in pvc pipe, and using a little more of it.

DIY: Learn How To Build a Root Cellar From Recycled Materials. Once upon a time, just about every household had a root cellar either beneath the house or built into the land nearby, where summer produce would be stored for use throughout the winter.

DIY: Learn How To Build a Root Cellar From Recycled Materials

Now that root veggies and hard-fleshed fruits are showing up at farmer's markets (and home gardens!) , it's a great time to start storing these goods to enjoy during the cold months that are just around the corner. Building your own backyard root cellar from upcycled materials is easy to do, so you can channel your inner Ingalls and keep these great foods fresh and lively for months. Creating a cellar for food storage is an ideal method for many reasons: an underground chamber doesn’t see much temperature fluctuation, and during the colder months the conditions within will be nice and cool. In the days before every home had a fridge (and in places where electricity is scarce), root cellaring has been a way of keeping food from spoiling by simple refrigeration and humidity control.

Pails Fridge/Freezer. Root Cellar Plans. The cool, moist and dark conditions of a root cellar make it the perfect place to keep many fruits and vegetables crisp and delicious for weeks — even months — of storage.

Root Cellar Plans

And while there are myriad ways to store vegetables, our innovative root cellar plans show you how to build a root cellar by modifying a new, precast concrete septic tank. By following the plans, you'll cut an entrance, install a door, add a pair of vent pipes and cover the tank with soil to bring an old-fashioned, walk-in cellar into your modern life. Choose a Concrete Septic Tank You'll want to buy an unused septic tank for this root cellar design, but look for a deal to avoid paying full price. A percentage of all precast concrete septic tanks end up with small manufacturing defects that prohibit them from being used for sewage treatment. How to Build A Root Cellar. It’s easy to store your home-grown vegetables long term with a Root Cellar.

How to Build A Root Cellar

A root cellar is an old-fashioned practice that will help keep your produce fresh and nutritious all winter long. There are many ways to set up a root cellar. But there are three things you must keep in mind: humidity, temperature and ventilation. Keeping these three things in mind you can construct almost anything that will keep your food stored for a longer period of time. Instead of Buying This For $2,000, He Spent $125. 2 Days Later? Amazing! - Living Outdoor. How To Make a Solar Powered Food Dehydrator – FREE PLANS. How to Build an Outdoor Mud Oven. As part of a recent giveaway, one of the questions I asked was “What DIY project would you like to see featured on Backdoor Survival?”

How to Build an Outdoor Mud Oven

There were some amazing responses and over time, I hope to work through the list. Interestingly enough, two readers requested a similar topic and when more than one reader makes a request, I sit up and pay attention. The DIY projects were: 1. Hexagon Deck with recycled supplies. I had a vision of a Hexagon deck. So a decision was made to make it a reality. We have several hexagon plant beds and a hexagon table, so why not a hexagon deck?! :) Supplies: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. I started with the recycled wood creating a framing. 27 Incredibly Beautiful Bee Hotels (And Why You Should Build One) 2 DIY Solar Dehydrators for Home Food Preservation. Easy DIY Wood and Concrete Planter - Addicted 2 Decorating® I’ve been thinking about how to add some curb appeal (sidewalk appeal?) To my little condo. When you have limited space to work with, it can be a bit of a challenge, but I thought I could at least add a nice planter on each side of my front door. I looked at Home Depot, and their planters were all at least $20 or more each (the ones I really liked were about $50 each…yikes!).

I decided I could make something for less, so I came up with this little wood and concrete planter idea. It was really easy to make, and super cheap also. To make it, I used my miter saw to cut the 2″ x 2″ wood into four pieces that were 16 inches long, and four pieces that were 12 inches long. Next I screwed the 2″ x 2″ pieces together, with the 16-inch pieces forming the legs, and the 12-inch pieces forming the support between the legs.

Next I sanded and stained the frame and added the 11-inch lattice pieces to the inside of the support pieces. Build a Tumbling Composter – Cheap and Easy! He Put 6 Poles In The Ground, But The End Results Are Stunning!