SeeMeCNC® Rostock MAX™ v2 Desktop 3D Printer Kit Got my kit on a Thursday night, printing on Sunday. Well thought out and written instructions. Like all kits some parts are a bit tedious (scraping off masking tape, pressing rollers, etc) and others more interesting and challenging. As always, when you build something from scratch then troubleshooting is a piece of cake if something is not working quite right upon completion. How To Make A Bio-Sand Filter To Filter Collected Rainwater Most people who collect rainwater, do so for watering their garden and crops. The thing is, rainwater collected from the roof of your home etc is perfectly drinkable if it is first filtered, to take out any toxins and bacteria etc. You don’t need a high-tech expensive industrial water filter system to do this; you can easily make something known as a bio-sand filter, which can all but be made for free… Below is some additional information from Wikipedia Bio sand filters remove pathogens and suspended solids through a combination of biological and physical processes that take place in the biolayer and within the sand column.
How To Build A 5 Gallon Bucket Hydroelectric Generator With self-sufficiency on the rise in almost every large city, it is common to see people trying to set up their own power or water supply. Recycling is almost a regular thing now so those who want to live really independently choose a hydroelectric generator as their next DIY project to make. Making such a system is quite easy and actually there is no need for a bunch of extra materials to get in order to begin the whole construction phase. A 5-gallon bucket should be your base and the rest will easily fall into place. As you can see from the images, the parts you use should not be hard to get, actually readily available in any location you might be.
Be Your Own Dentist! Here are Tricks to Remove Tartar Buildup at Home Mineral deposit on teeth is known as tartar. As time passes by, the amount of tartar increases and if you don’t take care, it can cause periodontitis. Of course, the best way to remove tartar is paying a visit to your dentist, but another way is to remove tartar at home. A Giant Basket That Uses Condensation to Gather Drinking Water Around the world, 768 million people don’t have access to safe water, and every day 1,400 children under the age of five die from water-based diseases. Designer Arturo Vittori believes the solution to this catastrophe lies not in high technology, but in sculptures that look like giant-sized objects from the pages of a Pier 1 catalog. His stunning water towers stand nearly 30 feet tall and can collect over 25 gallons of potable water per day by harvesting atmospheric water vapor.
WHICHCRAFT: Testing image transfer techniques Holly Ramer, Associated Press Updated 7:08 am, Wednesday, November 18, 2015 This Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, photo shows two wooden coasters decorated with images that were transferred using temporary tattoo paper in Concord, N.H. Photo: Holly Ramer, AP This Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, photo shows a color photograph and three examples of the image transferred to wooden coasters in Concord, N.H.
How to make hemp oil by Rick Simpson For those of you who have watched the documentary "Run from the Cure", this should answer any questions about producing your own hemp oil aka cannabis oil, not 'hemp seed oil' that can bought in health shops. Caution: Oils that drug dealers sell can have many contaminants and often little or no THC. From my experience, most hemp oil available on the street should be avoided for medicinal use. Make your own oil or have someone you trust produce the oil to assure a very pure, high quality oil is produced. How much to make and take?One pound (500g) of bone-dry hemp buds will usually produce about 2 ounces (55 - 60 mL) of high-grade oil. Build an attached solar greenhouse by David Lee I do not have a green thumb. The only plants I have any luck with are the ones that can be sawn into boards. My wife has two green thumbs, maybe three. She can grow anything.
Guess Which Of These Bananas Is Better For You— Ripe Or Unripe? Did you know that the nutritional properties of those bananas hanging in your kitchen change as they grow riper? As they ripen, they become sweeter. Because there are enzymes in the banana that begin to break down starches, which aren’t generally sweet, into sugar.
Biodegradable algae water bottles provide a green alternative to plastic Plastic water bottles come with a higher price tag than most people realize, taking up to 1,000 years to decompose in a landfill. The fact that at least half of all water bottles are used only once makes the waste that much more egregious. Icelandic product designer Ari Jónsson decided he needed to take action by fashioning a biodegradable water bottle from algae. Jónsson said, “I feel there is an urgent need to find ways to replace some of the unreal amount of plastic we make, use, and throw away every day.