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Bike gate. From MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine.
Build a reclaimed wood dining table with these simple tips. From MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine.
Woodworkers create a business finding salvaged wood then recycle storm-damaged and bulldozed logs to create rustic furniture.

Upcycle

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Problems can arise at any point in the finishing process—surface preparation, staining and coloring, and applying topcoat. Check out the top 10 wood finishing techniques and learn how to fix the most common finishing mistakes.

Home

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Learn how you can build a sturdy, old-fashioned wood-seat tree swing with these instructions and diagrams, perfect for summer fun. https://www.motherearthnews.com/diy/how-to-make-a-tree-swing-zmaz92aszshe
This do-it-yourself outdoor water fountain is an easy garden project made from a simple, recycled pot. Try it out to help make your outdoor space more beautiful and calming with soothing waterfall sounds. https://www.motherearthnews.com/diy/garden-yard/garden-water-feature-ze0z1301zgar https://www.motherearthnews.com/diy/garden-yard/garden-water-feature-ze0z1301zgar
Have fun with sticks — transform them into useful, attractive wattle and wickets for a garden fence or trellis. https://www.motherearthnews.com/organic-gardening/make-simple-garden-fences-and-trellises-zmaz07amzsel https://www.motherearthnews.com/organic-gardening/make-simple-garden-fences-and-trellises-zmaz07amzsel

Garden & Yard

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Crafting

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Whether you’re looking to build a rustic retreat or the off-grid home you’ve long dreamed about, the A-frame cabin offers a simple, incredibly sturdy and comparatively low-cost option. www.motherearthnews.com/diy/buildings/how-to-build-an-a-frame-ze0z1111zhir https://www.motherearthnews.com/diy/buildings/how-to-build-an-a-frame-ze0z1111zhir

Buildings

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This very simple method of rendering beeswax will take you from sticky mess to wonderfully fragrant disks of clean beeswax ready for your crafts and beauty products while costing very little of your time and precious energy.
How to paint letters and words on wood without needing stencils or stickers. Making those professional looking signs is much easier than you think. Get the tutorial at www.CrazyDiyMom.com
Here is a beginner's guide on how to cut glass, including where to find new and used glass, cut glass the right way, and laminated safety glass.

DIY and Crafts - Techniques and Tips

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It is fairly easy to create a more traditional shaving butter from ingredients in your home.
Waterproof leather, canvas, nylon, and light fabric materials with this simple guide.
Learn how to begin a bullet journal and how to set it up. You can even create pages for long-term goals.

DIY and Crafts - General

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Make a homemade mouse trap from an old soup can. A classic article from the MOTHER EARTH NEWS archives.
This chandelier is made entirely from recycled items, including baby food jars! Learn how to make your own in this step-by-step article from MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine.
By altering an old fridge to meet the temperature and humidity requirements to successfully age cheese, you can have a low-cost, reliable way to make hard cheeses at home.

DIY and Crafts - Reuse/Upcycle

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DIY and Crafts - Home Projects

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An easy step by step guide to making your own portable loom.
Use these garden trellis plans to build a clothesline trellis that serves double duty, or skip the clothesline and use your trellis to shade a comfortable garden bench.
Explore wood carving projects with a penknife for outdoor adventurers, hobbyist and wood workers.

DIY and Crafts - Woodworking

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Follow these tips for your handmade braided rug, and use Grandma's four-strand braid and interlocking method to cut down on the amount of sewing necessary to finish your oval braided rug.
Use these step-by-step instructions on how to make a braided rug using old clothing to create a colorful throw.
How to Make a Rag Rug

DIY and Crafts - Textiles

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Candles are hot for the holidays. Here’s a cool ritual to make the most of their symbolic beauty.
Light your own homemade beeswax candles with this DIY.
Making Beeswax Candles with Essential Oils

DIY and Crafts - Candles

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Make aromatherapy soap dough, which can be stored for the future or dried to make unique soaps. Plus, suggested colors and kid-safe essential oils.
Make your own fun soaps in whatever colors and shapes you choose with just your Instant Pot and a few household ingredients.
Use your own slow cooker to make yourself some homemade liquid soap for your home. https://www.motherearthnews.com/diy/diy-liquid-soap-slow-cooker-ze0z1802zmos?utm_content=bufferde617&utm_medium=social&utm_source=pinterest.com&utm_campaign=buffer_men_pinterest

DIY and Crafts - Soap

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5 Herbs for Healthy Hair | Supplement your hair care with these nutrient-rich herbs.
Make this simple and inexpensive lip balm for your own use or as a gift. You may never buy lip balm from the store again!
DIY Lavender Scrub (video) - Gently exfoliate and hydrate skin with this homemade sugar body polish.

DIY and Crafts - Self Care Products

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Craft natural laundry soap with common, nontoxic ingredients including baking soda and vinegar to help keep your home clean, green and healthy.
Plant essential oils bring cleaning power and a fresh scent to your home—without chemicals.
A twist on an ancient recipe for Thieves’ Vinegar.  Great for killing germs in the kitchen, bathrooms, and anywhere else that needs some extra cleaning power … even the chicken coop.

DIY and Crafts - DIY Cleaners

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DIY: PALLET WOODEN CRATES & EASY IMAGE TRANSFER
Make your own flag from wood pallets to create a more durable and unique way to display your patriotism.
Connect with an age-old process and the life cycle of plants to make fragrant, textured paper

DIY and Crafts - Crafts

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Almost all of us need a little place to store outdoor stuff, and building a shed is one of the best ways to create additional storage space. These garden shed plans are simple and require only basic carpentry skills.
This art nouveau chicken coop is made from recycled and leftover materials. From MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine.
Follow these plans for a DIY garden shed. You can customize your garden shed to be a decorative focal point of your yard or garden. From MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine.

DIY and Crafts - Buildings

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Build a Mobile Craft Cart
If you prefer making your own cleaners, detergents, and body care products, liquid castile soap is good to have on hand. Rather than buy it at a high price, you could turn cheap solid castile soap bars into liquid. https://loom.ly/IPVOgFQ
One artist livens up her garden with some cute homes for fantastical friends. Could your garden use a little more whimsy? Learn how to create gnome gourd houses with this article. https://loom.ly/hdUOwtI

DIY and Crafts - Otro

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