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Great DIY projects and building plans for anyone who can swing a hammer.
Our DIY workbench plans create a sturdy table for woodworking or gardening projects.

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Repairing and Replacing Fence Posts
Fence-building and home improvement expert Jeff Beneke explains the process of repairing and replacing fence posts that have decayed or rotted.
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How to Design a Year-Round Solar Greenhouse
How can you create a lush naturally abundant indoor garden year-round? With these 7 simple principles, you can create a greenhouse that is completely self-sufficient, relying only on the sun to provide all of its heating needs. Moreover, solar greenhouses can grow much more than traditional greenhouses — citrus, avocados, guava — using less energy, water and resources.
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Guide to Do-It-Yourself Projects
This selection of fun, clever plans for do-it-yourself projects is taken from the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Archive. In this guide, you'll discover everything from outdoor furniture to solar appliances, with over 40 tried-and-tested projects and illustrated plans to choose from.
Thousands of articles. Infinite inspiration. Browse all Do It Yourself articles.

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