Homemade Wood Stoves

Homemade Wood Stoves
Making a Homemade Wood Stove Making your very own homemade wood stove can prove to be quite a difficult task. It is so hard to make that even experts who have done it many times over do not recommend it to those brave enough to try making one. However, if you are still head strong and want to make one just make sure that you follow all possible safety procedures during the time you’re building it until the time you are to test and use it. What Equipment to Use It is interesting that there are those who have built homemade wood stoves without ever using any form or type of welding tools. The very first concern you will have at making this kind of homemade stove is if you have the right tools for the job. Some have thought that following construction diagrams for wood stoves should be the major concern. However important that may be, that concern is only secondary to obtaining the right tools. The minimum tools you will need to build your own homemade wood stove will include a drill,...

Homemade Pet Food

Homemade Pet Food
Creating homemade pet food is something pet owners ought to consider. This isn’t just because it can be less costly. The other reason is there may be ingredients in commercially sold foods that contain harmful chemicals. These won’t kill the animal, but it may cause damage in the long term. Making recipes at home eliminates this possibility. Hamburger with Eggs for Dogs Ingredients Hamburger meat (1 cup) Oil (1 tbsp) 3 small carrots (chopped) 2 eggs (boiled) Oatmeal (half a cup) Cottage cheese (3 tbsp) Instructions Put all the ingredients in a large bowl. Mix them thoroughly with a spoon. You can add the ingredients in any order. It’s also a good idea to add some vitamin supplements into this homemade pet food recipe. Just include it in this mix. Set the food at room temperature before serving. If there are leftovers, store it in the fridge. This can be eaten again, but it must be totally consumed after three days. Casserole with Rice for Dogs Ingredients A cup of brown rice...

Homemade Birthday Gifts

Homemade Birthday Gifts
Homemade birthday gifts are great to make, especially if you are on a tight budget. Even if you are not the type of person who would do crafts, you still can create a wonderful birthday gift for your loved one by following some of the following ideas. Love Poems or Love Book You can give the most romantic homemade birthday gift to your loved one by writing love letters and love poems that shows your genuine warmth, affection and appreciation for that person. Bind an interesting collection of love poems or letters in the form of a book and delight your loved one with this personalized special gift. 100 Special Moments Make an unforgettable booklet containing the most special moments that you and your beloved have shared together. Spend some time to make this homemade birthday gift and carefully think about the enchanting memories, extraordinary moments and special happenings that you have experienced together. Write down the reason why that person is so special to you and this will be...

Homemade Rabbit Traps

Homemade Rabbit Traps
The are many different reasons why one would want to make a homemade rabbit trap. Some would just want to catch a new pet, others just want to find the next dinner, while others simply just want some type of pest or animal control. A rabbit trap is easy to make and you can even just use materials you can find at home. If you do make one, you have to make sure that it will be as humane as possible. Required Materials You’ll need several items that you can find cluttering your house to build a homemade rabbit trap. First you’ll need to find a large enough wooden box. The size of the box will depend on how large a rabbit or what type of rabbit you are planning to catch. You’ll also need a piece of plywood, some strings, a stick, screw hooks, and a carrot. Constructing Your Homemade Rabbit Trap Your wooden box will be the main item to use when constructing a homemade rabbit trap. Grab a screw hook and screw it on the inside of your wooden box. Position it at the very center of the box....

Homemade Rust Remover

Homemade Rust Remover
Making homemade rust removers will require only a few ingredients. As you’ll see, eradicating rust and corrosion need not cost a lot of money. Using White Vinegar This substance is commonly used to get rid of pet urine. However it also works here. Get a small plate and pour some white vinegar. Do not add water. Get a piece of clean cloth and dampen it with the vinegar. Wipe the rusty object with the cloth. If there is plenty of rust, pour vinegar in a bowl and immerse the object in it. Leave it there for half an hour. Take the object out. This homemade rust remover can be applied repeatedly if there’s still some corrosion. When the rust is gone, rinse the object with water. Dry it with a towel. When dabbing an object with the cloth, leave the vinegar there for at least 20 minutes. Repeat the process if needed and then wash it with water. Dry it completely. Using Borax For this cleaner you need to combine lemon juice and borax. They need to be of equal amounts. Dip a cloth in the...
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