Homemade Bird Feeder

Homemade Bird Feeder
The great thing about a homemade bird feeder is that it is so simple to make. You can use a wide variety of materials, a lot of which can be obtained without difficulty. Required Tools and Materials Bird seeds Newspapers String Pine cones Peanut butter Instructions Read more VN:F [1.9.22_1171]please wait...Rating: 0.0/10 (0 votes cast)

How to Make a Homemade Wreath

Homemade wreaths make a great gift for family and friends for almost any occasion. During the summer, at Christmas and even on the 4th of July, a wreath is a great alternative to flowers. It will mean even more if it is homemade so decide on the type of wreath you want to make: Homemade Summer Wreaths Summer wreaths are generally made from dried fruits or seasonal flowers. Dried apples are a favorite as they are long lasting and smell wonderful. To make a homemade wreath of dried apples, you will need 15 apples, a baking sheet, the juice of 10 lemons, salt (2 tsp), cinnamon (8 tsp) and allspice (2 tsp). Later you will also require 8” gage wire. First you will have to peel, remove the cores and slice the apples into ¼ inch thick pieces. Mix the lemon juice and salt together and soak the apple slices for 10 to 15 minutes. Remove the slices and dry them with a paper towel. Next, mix the allspice and cinnamon and coat both sides of the apple slices evenly with the mixture. Dry the apples...

Homemade Soap

Homemade Soap
A commercial product that can be used for cleaning and washing, soap comes in liquids and solid bars. The product usually contains potassium salts, sodium and glycerol. Soaps that are used to wash the body commonly contain fragrances. To save money, it is best that you learn how to make homemade soap. Below are the recipes that you can use when making the product in your own home. Gel or Liquid Soap To make this specific kind of soap, you should have two cups of grated bar soap or soap flakes, ½ gallon of water and two tablespoons glycerin. Combine all the ingredients in a big pot. Place the pot on cooking stove and set to low heat. Stir the ingredients for a minute. Wait for the flakes to melt. Transfer the mixture in a jar an d cover. If you want to lessen the thickness of the product, you can add another ½ gallon of water. Almond and Vanilla Soap For this product, you need 1/3 cup whole almonds, ¼ cup distilled water, 14 ounces bar Castile soap, a tablespoon of almond oil as...

Homemade Charcoal Chimney

Homemade Charcoal Chimney
To create a homemade charcoal chimney, you only need basic carpentry skills. As long as you have the right equipment, you can get the job done. Required Tools and Materials Tin can Cutters (diagonal) Drill bit Wire coat hangers (2 pieces) Can opener Needle nose pliers Key Instructions Remove all contents from the can. Clean the can. Use the can opener to remove the ends. Use the key (or another similar object) to crate holes on one side. The holes must be separated by a couple of inches. Use the driller to make 16 holes in the bottom of the can (that’s the side with the holes). The holes must be 3 inches from this bottom area. Each hole in this homemade charcoal chimney must have about ¾ of an inch space between them. Make four more holes for the handle. Create the Wire Mesh Use the pliers to straighten the hangers. Slice the hanger with the cutter. Make it into a dozen 8 inch pieces. Create a hook from each piece with a diameter of ¾ in. Insert the wire from one hole into another. Put...

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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