How to Turn Your Phone Into a DIY Photo Projector for $1 Slide projectors are great but outdated. And digital projectors cost a bundle. What’s a photographer to do when they’re looking for a bigger picture? We’ll show you how to turn your phone into a photo projector for just $1. Whakairo maori.org.nz acknowledge Kemera Wilson for providing this information. Kowhaiwhai patterns as well as being decorative are also used for enhancing the story. Nature is often the inspiration for these beautiful and stunning patterns which are often found on the rafters of the meeting houses. From brick and mortar shops to city planning, we cover sustainable trends in construction, renovation, and more. July 19th, 2015 by Stephen Hanley Add hemp fiber to lime and you get a lightweight building material that can be shaped like a cinder block. When fully cured, it floats in water.
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Eco Homes from the Earth: Cordwood Wouldn’t it be nice to own your own green dream home, made with recycled and natural materials and packed with custom features? Whether you’re an experienced builder or have never picked up a power tool in your life, you can build a natural eco-friendly home with user-friendly, low-cost materials like cob, cordwood, straw and the dirt and wood from your own land. These natural building techniques produce beautiful homes with a small ecological footprint and tons of personality. Cordwood (images via: daycreek, cordwood masonry) From far away, it looks like stone masonry – but get up close and you’ll see that cordwood buildings are actually made from wood stacked firewood-style, and mortar.
Holzer Style Log Bee Hive (Sepp Holzer forum at permies) Sepp has given a couple of great lessons on bees. As for colony collapse disorder, he says that this is not a disease of the bees, but rather a disease in the minds of man, and how they manage their hives. Many beekeepers keep bees in hives with plastic frames, rob their honey at the wrong time, fill their environment with toxins, truck them all over the country for pollination contracts, and are then mystified as to why they are all dying. Robbing honey in the fall often leaves bees without adequate stores for the winter, forcing beekeepers to feed sugar.
Art and Crafts Gallery - East West Organics The gallery is one of the first things to greet you when you walk in the doors of the new East West Organics superstore. We are not just about food! A striking space, our vision is to have meaningful pieces of art on display in the gallery but also in surrounding areas of the complex. There is art to inspire and augment the Natural Health Clinic, but also for you to admire while shopping, eating at the cafe and in amongst the plants. Smaller pieces and local artisan crafts will be available for purchase. Our idea is to support local artists and craftspeople and to offer a platform for the community to enjoy local talent.