DIY

Great DIY projects and building plans for anyone who can swing a hammer.

How to Make Padded Hangers

By Rhonda Shephard

Use leftover yarn, ribbon or crocheting to upgrade cheap plastic clothes hangers into padded clothes hangers that will keep your garments in place.


Transform Charcoal Ash Into Homemade Putty

By Robert J. Raynor

Charcoal ash can be used for the surprisingly utilitarian purpose of concocting homemade putty.


How to Make Canning Jar Lights

By Gary and Gina Blocker

Think outside the jar to create inexpensive, country-chic lighting fixtures using Ball canning jars.


A Simple Homemade Lap Quilt

By Brandi Woolf

A fun, but informative tutorial on making your own unique lap quilt, from the first-hand experience of a novice quilter. A perfect single day project and a great gift idea!


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Make a DIY Cheese Press for Home, Part 2

By Michelle Martin

How to make a homemade cheese press in order to make a massive cheese.


Free 'How to Build a Root Cellar' Video Seminar

By Steve Maxwell

Join Steve for a no-cost 75 minute video tutorial on building and managing a root cellar


Make a DIY Cheese Press For Home, Part 1

By Michelle Martin

Reuse various household materials to make a functional cheese press.


Preserving Vitamins Through the Lean Months

By Brian Kaller

People have found many techniques for preserving vitamins in winter, which still work today. One of the most basic involves fooling plants, as it were, into thinking they are not dead yet.




Crowd at Seven Springs MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR

MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR

Sept. 15-17, 2017
Seven Springs, PA.

With more than 150 workshops, there is no shortage of informative demonstrations and lectures to educate and entertain you over the weekend.

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