Animals
Livestock and wildlife from rural America

DIY Rabbit Nesting Box

Keep your baby rabbits safe with this simple DIY rabbit nesting box.

Best Farm Dog Breeds

Tips for choosing the right farm dog breeds for your farm needs.

Browse more great rural know-how in the GRIT archives: Animals

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Stave off Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes can ruin a pleasant summer evening.

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Incubating Chicken Eggs

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Mary MurrayWindy Meadows Farm

Mary is a Midwest farmgirl. She headed west to the Rocky Mountains for college, then following graduation, returned home and married her sweetheart. They settled down in a busy suburb; however they were soon convinced that it was time for a slower-paced life.

By Mary Murray

 

 

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2 CAR ECONOMY GARAGE E-PLAN (2)

  • Width: 20'-0" Depth: 20'-0"
  • Standard Foundation - Floating Slab
  • Alternative Foundations - Slab
  • Building height - 12'
  • Roof pitch - 4/12
  • Ceiling height - 8'
  • 16' x 7' overhead door
  • Convenient side door
  • Complete list of materials
  • Step-by-step instructions

Mother Earth News E-Plans are packed with practical information, innovative ideas and creative projects right at your fingertips. By supporting digital products like this one you are helping save millions of trees a year. Order your downloadable PDF and start building today!


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DISCLAIMER

It is your responsibility to make sure that any project you undertake is safe, effective, and legal for your situation. All Ogden Publications' plans are offered AS IS for information and entertainment purposes only. No warranties are expressed or implied. By using this information or these plans you agree to hold Ogden Publications harmless from any damages or injuries of any kind that might result from errors, omissions or other causes.

This plan was provided by HDA, Inc.

$200.00

6-INCH ALCOHOL STILL BLUEPRINT

As fuel prices rise and concern for the environment becomes increasingly widespread, the many advantages of producing and using ethyl alcohol as an alternative to traditional petroleum products are catching the public's eye. Our 6" Column Stills are capable of producing fuel that burns with the most minimal pollution possible while costing as little as 50 cents a gallon. This easy-to-follow blueprint includes a list of materials, detailed drawings, building and installation instructions and more.


DISCLAIMER

It is your responsibility to make sure that any project you undertake is safe, effective and legal for your situation. All Ogden Publications blueprints are offered AS IS for information and entertainment purposes only. No warranties are expressed or implied. By using this information or this blueprint you agree to hold Ogden Publications harmless from any damages or injuries of any kind that might result from errors, omissions or other causes.

$15.00

BUILD YOUR OWN EARTH OVEN

This book is fully illustrated with step-by-step directions for building your own earth oven. This easy DIY project can be completed with a few tools and in one day. If you have a scrap pile you can build this for free — or buy materials for less than $30. Kiko Denzer's book includes directions on how to tend the fire and how to make sourdough hearth loaves in the artisan tradition.

Good building soil is often right in your backyard, under your feet. Build the simplest oven in a day! With a bit more time and imagination, you can make a permanent foundation and a fire-breathing-dragon oven or any other shape that you can dream up.

$17.95

RESTORING ANTIQUE TOOLS

Here is the book that finally unlocks the secrets that professional restorers have been using for years. It explains critical (and previously closely held) restoration techniques in a way that even the most uninitiated can understand and follow. Chapters cover boring and edge tools, planes (wood, wood-bottomed and metal), measuring tools, saws and other miscellaneous tools, as well as information on cleaning and refinishing. The author explains how to make a bow for a bow drill, how to make wedges for planes, how to replace vials in levels, and literally hundreds of other such invaluable instructions.

$19.95