Do It Yourself Projects

A homesteading couple converted a 1947 disabled water well house into a usable potting shed.

tablecoth finished Improvising in the Country
When Nana couldn't find the right sized tablecloth just a day before having 12 people over for lunch, she had to figure out how to make one with materials on hand.
Market Tote DIY: Farmers' Market Tote
This simple DIY Farmers' Market Tote is perfect for the eco-conscious foodie.
Homemade Light Fixture Homemade Light Fixture for a Rustic Kitchen
This homemade light fixture is a perfect DIY project for a rustic kitchen.

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Build Your Own Top Bar Beehive

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Bring those old wood floors back to life by refinishing them yourself.

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  • Size - 31 1/2" x 9 1/4" x 33"
  • Plenty of room for all your plants
  • Complete list of materials
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Two shelves on this graceful stand provide plenty of room for all of your plants! Fini…

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Did you know you can power a truck on wood scraps? Drive around for free, using a gasifier you can build yourself!

Wayne Keith's proven gasification system has carried him nearly 300,000 …

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