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Run your Dryer on Free Energy – Easy $$ Savings

Run your Dryer on Free Energy – Easy $$ Savings

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Photo from by DrChill

This has to be one of the coolest DIY projects I have done in a while. Who doesn’t like FREE energy

After reading this instuctable article, I knew I  needed to do this to my dryer and make use of the solar heater I made a few years ago. The project is relatively simple and after you have done it you will start saving on your electricity bill almost instantly.

This is not for gas dryers, so if you have a gas dryer please do not attempt to do this modification. Check out the full article and get all the pictures and instructions below:

Run your Dryer on Free Energy – Easy $$ Savings

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How To Build a No Dig Garden

How To Build a No Dig Garden

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Image Credit: allyoucaneatgardens.com.au

If you have poor soil or very hard clay soil the no dig garden is for you. If this is your first year growing vegetables this is also a great option to save you time and effort in digging it out.

You can build this type of garden on a slope too, you just have to add terraces (like a raised bed) to stop the contents falling away. I made a few of these a few years ago and they produced a great crop.

How To Build a No Dig Garden

Pallets and Buckets

 Pallets and Buckets

Photo from SHTF & Prepping Central

To people who prepare, live green, and want to recycle and reuse, pallets and buckets are as good as gold. There are literally hundreds of uses for them and in many cases they can be gotten for free! For information on use and locating them continue reading at the link below

  Pallets and Buckets 

How To Make a Penny Battery

How To Make a Penny Battery

See how to make a penny battery today and always have a quick source of power in an emergency. This 10 penny battery can produce around 6 volts To learn how watch the video below

DIY Heavy-Duty Rocket Stove

DIY Heavy-Duty Rocket Stove

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Everyone should have a rocket stove either purchased or DIY. Nothing works quite as well as a rocket stove for cooking and heating without power. They produce a lot of heat with very little fuel and tend to produce less smoke than do other wood burning devices. This particular design is perfect for a quaint setting in your garden or patio area for the complete instructions continue reading at the link below

DIY Heavy-Duty Rocket Stove

101 Gardening Secrets Experts Never Tell You

101 Gardening Secrets Experts Never Tell You

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In these uncertain times, planting your garden may be more important than ever. If you are on a tight budget or just want to be more fugal. Then this article is for you! Continue reading from Squidoo at the link below

101 Gardening Secrets Experts Never Tell You

19 Totally Ingenious Ways To Use Empty Food And Drink Containers

19 Totally Ingenious Ways To Use Empty Food And Drink Containers

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Collage from SHTF & Prepping Central

A dab of mustard left in the jar? Or a splatter of honey left in the bottle? Don’t waste it use it and recycle the container too! Buzz feed has some ingenious ways to use them. See at the link below

19 Totally Ingenious Ways To Use Empty Food And Drink Containers