Honey Decapping Tub

Honey Decapping Tub

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Homemade Broadfork

Homemade Broadfork

Broadforks are a great tool for sustainable farming, they do the work of a tiller without the fuel usage or damage to the worms and microorganisms in the soil. If you do any research into tilling and soil preparation with…

Building a Burn Barrel

Building a Burn Barrel

We needed a  burn barrel at Dual Homestead, and while I hated to bust holes in my new steel drum in the end it was the best idea. Building a burn barrel is pretty simple, but you do have a…

Tarp

Easy Tarp Setup for Camping

I needed a semi-permanent shelter out on the land as James and I went about clearing the trash from Dual Homestead.  I did not want to spend any money, and I did not want to take a lot of time…

Building with Tires #1 Introduction

Building with Tires #1 Introduction

I have been interested in sustainable building for decades – I remember sitting in the birthing area of the USS Saipan in the mid 1990’s reading about Earthships and missile silo homes.  For some reason I am very taken by…

First Night on Dual Homestead

First Night on Dual Homestead

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Homemade Cowboy Wok Discada

Homemade Cowboy Wok Discada

I was reading a suspense thriller that mentioned the word discada.  Context clues suggested it was related to Texas BBQ and my curious nature took over. A discada has many names: cowboy wok, disco, and cultivator disk grill.  But all…

Macbook Cord Breakage Prevention Saves Money

Macbook Cord Breakage Prevention Saves Money

Apple products have an almost cult-like following – and in most cases the quality control is deserving of admiration.  However there is one area that apple gets wrong.  The power cords fail on a regular basis, cost nearly $100 each,…

Microwave Oven Spot Welder #2 Rewiring Transformer

Microwave Oven Spot Welder #2 Rewiring Transformer

Rewiring Microwave Oven Transformers (MOT) for building things is a common hacker trick.  We are doing this to build a Microwave Oven Spot Welder, but it can be used to do much more. I have seen these be used to…

Sugru Substitute for DIYer's

Sugru Substitute for DIYer’s

Sugru is a DIYer’s dream – it is a simple and relatively inexpensive material that can be molded into almost any shape.  If you have never played with it you can buy 8 packs for $22.00 It is no wonder…