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A pedal-powered farming tractor with electrical assistance, made for small and medium sized vegetable farms.

Anyone can build this open source bike-tractor hybrid for sowing, weeding, hoeing, harvesting open lines, and carrying loads.

Watch the DIY Hand Powered Off Grid Washing Machine Build

Cool DIY Video : How to make a Hand Powered Off Grid Clothes Washer using an Old 55 Gallon Drum and some PVC pipes

Michael Perdriel fashioned a manual clothes washer that could be used by those in developing countries, but its low-tech design makes it indispensable for people in developed countries who dream of going green and off the grid. It requires no electricity or running water, and it cleans a load of clothes in 20 minutes. Interested in making one?

Remake America website shares a five gallon bucket outdoor washing design that helpfully will relieve some of the back strain of this labor intensive homes

DIY washing machine repair → HowStuffWorks "How to Repair a Washing Machine: Tips and Guidelines"

Because washing machines do so many things, they may be harder to diagnose than they are to repair. Learn how to repair a washing machine.

Homesteaders may be interested in learning about Archimedes Screw water irrigation method as a way of delivering water up from a natural running water sour

Homesteaders may be interested in learning about Archimedes Screw water irrigation method as a way of delivering water up from a natural running water source up into their irrigation ditches to water crops. It can be hand cranked in an off the grid situa

Excellent method for heating your water off the grid. This method is not only very efficient as it uses what would otherwise be waste heat being directed out through the stack, but it also works in much the same way as a hot water on demand system or a solar water heating system. This concept can even be directly incorporated into your current solar water heating system or as a separate stand-alone in the kitchen or workshop. Keep your mind open and remember to improvise!

Hot water tank heated by wood burning stove. From Teach Nollaig, Tiny house in Ireland. Could be improved by adding a small sterling engine to power a circulation pump, allowing the hot water tank to be up higher [improving pressure]. Also INSULATION!