103rd out of 136 books — 4 voters
DIY Projects for the Self-Sufficient Homeowner
Build your way to a more self-sufficient lifestyle with step-by-step projects for backup and supplementary utilities--including independent water, heat, and electricity--growing and storing food, raising small livestock, beekeeping, and more. Many of the projects require basic materials available at your everyday home center, but this book also provides valuable DIY resour...more
ebook, 160 pages
Published February 1st 2011 by Creative Publishing International
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Practical, hands-on advice about how to build such things as chicken coops, rain barrels, compost bins, and raised beds. Lots of things we will surely attempt this spring! (The detail-oriented feminist in me also particularly liked that they showed women making lots of these carpentry-heavy things. Women can build greenhouses and coops and compost bins, too!)