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Do-it-yourself projects to get you off the grid : rain barrels, chicken coops, solar panels, and more

Author: Noah Weinstein, (Editor); Instructables (Firm),
Publisher: New York, NY : Skyhorse Publishing, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Noah Weinstein, (Editor); Instructables (Firm),
ISBN: 9781510738454 1510738452
OCLC Number: 1030765718
Notes: Reprint. Originally published as: Projects to get you off the grid. ©2013.
Description: viii, 133 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 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.
Other Titles: Projects to get you off the grid.
Projects to get you off the grid.
Responsibility: Instructables.com ; edited by Noah Weinstein.

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