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Solar Powered Home Office – Computers, Lights and paper shredder! – DIY solar system – easy to make

video shows a computer, lamp, and paper shredder all running off of a small DIY solar power system. great easy way to go solar. for instructions on how to set up the solar panel system just watch my video titled, “how to hook up solar panels (with battery bank) or… Read More

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Homesteading Family Living Off-Grid in a Spectacular Earthship

This inspiring off-grid homesteading family lives in a renovated stone earthship. They grow their own food, collect rainwater, use solar power, have composting toilets, and they have a pond that filters their grey water. On top of living an eco friendly lifestyle, they dedicate their work to important projects like… Read More

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Solar Powered small Kitchen Appliances – powered by DIY solar power system – easy to make

shows solar powered appliances running on a DIY solar power system. very easy to make. great way to go solar. my video titled, “how to hook up solar panels (with battery bank)” shows exactly how to hook up this solar system. you can find it on my youtube channel page.

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How To Build Raised Garden Beds

In this episode, we show you how we built Jim’s raised beds. Materials used: 3m x 200mm x 50mm ACQ (CCA Alternative) treated pine sleepers. (Bed dimensions 3m x 1m). Info on ACQ treatments: (http://www.epa.gov/oppad001/reregistration/cca/acq.htm) (http://burkesbackyard.com.au/article.php?id=6079) 100mm galv batton screws (to bind the sleepers) 50x50x600mm hardwood surveying pegs (to pin… Read More

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Solar Air Heater! – The "Screen Absorber" Solar Air Heater! – Easy DIY (full instructions)

Homemade Solar Air Heater! – The “Screen Absorber” Solar Air Heater!. Easy DIY. Produces temps near 140F (with outdoor air in the mid 40’s). design of collector is similar to the steel can/aluminum can solar air heater but uses a “screen absorber plate” instead of the cans. video is a… Read More

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Solar Thermal COPPER PIPE Water Heater! – Easy DIY (full instr.) 150F+

Solar Thermal COPPER PIPE Water Heater! – Easy DIY. video show a “start-to-finish” build of my new flat-panel Solar Water Heater. reaches high temps 150-160F (tested in December). rugged and durable. made using 2×2 lumber, full 1/2″ plywood and type L hard copper pipe (the strongest available). if you like… Read More

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