Homesteading: DIY Projects

DIY projects and ideas you can create on the homestead. Build your own fences, trellises, water filters, chicken feeders, outdoor grills, and more. The sky is…
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Homemade Kitty Litter — You will not believe what you can make your own cat litter out of. Bulk whole wheat, available from health food stores, makes a simple, sustainable cat litter.
Improvised Emergency Glue — Whether you’re on a camping trip or in a post-hurricane situation and need to repair broken material, you can make a gummy-type adhesive using gasoline and Styrofoam.
How to Make a Homemade Moisturizer for Dry Winter Skin - The Organic Prepper

Homesteading: Make Your Own

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how to build a diy cinder block bench with step by step instructions and pictures
How to Build a DIY Cinder Block Bench
Too many people find themselves intimidated by DIY projects. They go their whole lives buying what they need and never making anything, so they tend to think DIY projects are difficult and time-consuming. Although that's certainly true in some cases, this video is a great example of how many DIY projects are so easy anyone can do it. Especially when it comes to cinder blocks. They have so many uses! For instance, this DIY cinder block bench!
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DIY Chicken Coop You Can Build In 1 Hour
If you own chickens and like DIY projects, you should try this DIY chicken coop. This is probably one of the easiest chicken coop designs you'll ever see, and it only takes an hour to build. Plus, the materials are only about $50.
chicken coops are great for small chickens and can be used as an outdoor shelter
16 Easy Chicken Coop Designs
Chicken coops don’t need to be Taj Mahals. In fact, people have gotten very creative over the years with their chicken homes. Your main goal is securing the chickens. That’s it. You can make it pretty if you want, but the chickens won’t care. Check out some of these creative chicken coop designs and ideas. Feel free to let your own imagination run a little wild when you make your chicken coop.
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6 Fence-Building Mistakes To Avoid
If you don't know much about building fences, you're liable to make mistakes. This video goes over six fence-building mistakes and how to avoid them. #homesteadsurvivalsite #homesteading #offgrid #fencing #diy
how to build a chicken tractor from old tires and pallets with pictures on it
How to Build a Chicken Tractor
When most people think about housing their chickens, their first thought is a chicken coop. Coops are indeed a great, all-purpose option, and most chicken keepers raise wonderful, happy, healthy flocks with a single coop and an attached run. If you have a bit more space, though, you might also consider using a chicken tractor. These light, mobile structures are even easier to build than a chicken coop, and in this article you’ll learn everything you need to know about building your own.
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How to Make Stone Tools
For thousands of years, long before the Bronze age, stone tools and weapons were literally fashioned from sticks and stones. It goes without saying that it was known as the Stone Age. Branches of trees made for fairly effective although somewhat clumsy spears and clubs, but it was the use of stone that brought a sharp edge to arrow points, knifes and spears and a forceful impact from a stone ax, sledge or club.
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16 Easy Chicken Coop Ideas
To keep chickens in the backyard, you’ll need a home for them. Chicken coops are not a one-size-fits all type of thing. You’ll need to choose a coop based on the available space on your property along with a few other things. You’ll need to consider the predators in your area. Chickens are easy prey for anything from neighborhood dogs to crows and hawks. You’ll also need to consider snakes, raccoons, skunks and so on that will feast upon the golden eggs your chickens do lay.
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How to Make Activated Charcoal (With Pictures)
Yes, you can make activated charcoal at home, but it's a little more complicated than that, to say the least. If you can buy activated charcoal and stock it, go for it. Making it is a complex and tedious chore. Some websites say it’s so easy. Well, it's not. I'm not saying it can't be done, but you have to be patient and respect and understand the process.
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How to Build a Chicken Tractor
When most people think about housing their chickens, their first thought is a chicken coop. Coops are indeed a great, all-purpose option, and most chicken keepers raise wonderful, happy, healthy flocks with a single coop and an attached run. If you have a bit more space, though, you might also consider using a chicken tractor. These light, mobile structures are even easier to build than a chicken coop, and in this article you’ll learn everything you need to know about building your own.
16 Easy Chicken Coop Ideas London
16 Easy Chicken Coop Ideas
To keep chickens in the backyard, you’ll need a home for them. Chicken coops are not a one-size-fits all type of thing. You’ll need to choose a coop based on the available space on your property along with a few other things. You’ll need to consider the predators in your area. Chickens are easy prey for anything from neighborhood dogs to crows and hawks. You’ll also need to consider snakes, raccoons, skunks and so on that will feast upon the golden eggs your chickens do lay.
How to Build an Earthen Oven
Earthen ovens have been used for at least 2000 years. In these videos, you'll learn how to make one and how to bake bread in it.
Easy DIY Outdoor Fireplace
It's possible to throw together a decent DIY outdoor fireplace in just 15 to 20 minutes. And in this video, M.D. Creekmore shows you how.
an easy diy nesting box for chickens
Easy DIY Nesting Boxes For Chickens
There are countless designs for chicken nesting boxes, but these are probably the easiest ones to make, and chickens love them!
Blacksmithing Basics: 7 Things to Know Ideas, Crafts, Basic, Tips, Beginners
Blacksmithing Basics: 7 Things to Know
Taking up blacksmithing doesn’t just mean making decorative items. There are many things a blacksmith can make for use around the homestead.