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Great DIY projects and building plans for anyone who can swing a hammer.
Use these step-by-step instructions to build a cold frame and extend your growing season.

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Best-Ever Solar Food Dehydrator Plans
Nearly two decades of expert testing and experimentation have gone into producing these solar food dehydrator plans. The resulting food dryer isn’t just efficient and off-grid — it’s also highly cost-effective for anyone wanting to preserve large amounts of food at home.
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Should You Replace Your Roof Before This Winter?
A damaged roof or a roof over 20 years old may need to be replaced. When doing so, there are several environmentally-friendly options to consider.
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How to Build a Camp Shower
Learn how to build a camp shower with these easy step-by-step instructions.
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