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Great DIY projects and building plans for anyone who can swing a hammer.
Build this DIY solar heating collector; the Heat Grabber is a "window box" solar collector you can fabricate in under an hour.

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Learn how to clean your own woodstove and chimney.
power outage Emergency Generators Great Source for Backup Power
Generators are a great source of backup power during an outage and this guide will help you find an emergency generator to suit your needs.
Refashioned dress How to Refashion Clothes: Make a Dress
You can easily learn how to refashion clothes with this DIY sewing tutorial for making a dress from a shirt and skirt.
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