Forget expensive plumbing bills. Modern materials and fixtures have made DIY plumbing a snap. Originally published as "Be Your Own Plumber" in the August/September 2006 issue of MOTHER EARTH NEWS.
If you're going to attempt home plumbing projects yourself there may come a time when you need to know something about soldering copper pipes.
Lawn mowers, hedge trimmers, chain saws and leaf blowers represent a significant source of pollution. Cut down on the environmental impact of your lawn care by following these seven simple rules.
Convert an old wooden ladder into a unique bookcase.
Anyone with basic carpentry skills can construct this classic one-room cozy cabin for about $6,500.
Protect wood floors and decorate your home with beautiful floor cloths you sew and paint yourself.
Consider using flexible PEX piping on your next plumbing project. It's easy to manipulate and installs quickly and economically.
Twist, turn, tighten or loosen anything with these nine essential types of wrenches and pliers. Originally published as "9 Essential Wrenches and Pliers" in the June/July 2006 issue of MOTHER EARTH NEWS.
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