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Do-it-yourself projects to get you off the grid : rain barrels, chicken coops, solar panels, and more / ; edited by Noah Weinstein.

Weinstein, Noah (Editor) (Added Author). Instructables (Firm), (author.).

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  • 4 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781510738454
  • ISBN: 1510738452
  • Physical Description: viii, 133 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Skyhorse Publishing, [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Reprint. Originally published as: Projects to get you off the grid. ©2013.
Formatted Contents Note:
Backyard chicken coop -- Clipping chicken wings -- Small chicken tractor for the city dweller -- Chicken barrow -- Collect rain water with a wine barrel -- Roughneck rain barrel -- Green solar-powered water barrel -- Rainwater collection and distribution system -- DIY 1000 watt wind turbine -- Chispito wind generator -- How to build a thermoelectric lamp -- Build a 60 watt solar panel -- Solar power system -- How to make PV solar panels -- Solar lawn mower! -- Solar powered fountain/herb garden -- Solar PV tracker -- Greenhouse from old windows -- An algae bioreactor from recycled water bottles -- Conversion tables.
Summary, etc.:
Instructables is back with this inspiring book focused on a series of projects designed to get you thinking creatively about going green. Twenty Instructable illustrate just how simple it can be to make your own backyard chicken coop, or turn a wine barrel into a rainwater collector. Here, you will learn to -Clip a chicken's wings -Power your lawn mower with solar power -Create a chicken tractor for the city -Water your garden with solar power -Build a thermoelectric lamp -Create an algae bioreactor from water bottles -And much more! With dozen of full-color photographs per project accompanying easy-to-follow instructions, this Instructables collection utilizes the best that the online community has to offer, turning a far-reaching group of people into a mammoth database churning out ideas to make life better, easier, and, in this case, greener.
Subject: Self-reliant living.
Sustainable living.
Renewable energy sources.
Solar energy.
Urban homesteading.
Urban agriculture.
Do-it-yourself work.
Renewable energy resources.
Do-it-yourself work.
Genre: Nonfiction.

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