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Owner of The Do It Yourself World, a website dedicated to researching and sharing projects in natural energy, off grid living, prepping and survival and natural foods.

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Recent Articles by Troy Reid

How to shovel show safely and efficiently

Winter brings a lot of snow. This means shoveling out your car, sidewalk or business front. Many people suffer with painful backs or even heart attacks from shoveling snow. This happens especially in areas which do not see much snow each season. This is how to safely shovel snow....

Bugging Out Series - Priorities For Bugging Out In Winter

This is the first chapter in the Bugging Out Series from The Do It Yourself World. What will you do if you need to bug out in winter? Are you prepared? Will you survive? The following pages will help you make it through.   Winter survival is one of the harshest situations you

How To Use An Automatic Bread Maker / With Recipes

There is nothing like the smell of homemade bread baking in the kitchen. Baking bread is a long process requiring you to be home and labor for hours, watching the dough carefully the whole time. The temperature of the dough and your kitchen must be right in order for the bread to turn out well.

Best Dollar Store Solar Battery Charger

You can get a solar AA or AAA battery charger for just $1 at the dollar store. At the most, you may pay $3 for such a charger at a normal store, but it sure beats the normal $20 retail price for a "real" solar battery charger.   This is a simple dollar store solar path light

How To Vacuum Seal Food For Long Term Storage

You can vacuum seal foods to keep them fresh longer. Vacuum sealing food keeps out moisture and oxygen, both of which make your food go bad with time. Foods that have been properly sealed in a vacuum can last for years if kept cool and dark.   To vacuum seal your own food you

How To Dehydrate Fruits And Vegetables

It is quite easy to dry your own fruits and vegetables at home and have the satisfaction of enjoying your harvest through the winter months.   All you need to dehydrate your own fruits and vegetables is a food dehydrator. These are affordable, ranging from $30 on up. The bett

How to roast green coffee beans yourself

You can roast your own coffee beans at home and get that perfect cup of fresh coffee you love so much. There is a taste at some coffee shops that just cannot be copied at home. Or can it?   If you find a coffee shop that roasts its own green coffee beans, the coffee at that s

How To Salt Preserve A Deer Hide With Fur On

Often after the hunt you may want to tan your own deer hide but do not have time on that day. If you want to keep your deer skin for later tanning, a simple process of salt curing the deer hide will save it for later.   After you salt cure your deer hide you can put it away a

How to measure resistance with a digital ohm meter

Learn how to measure an unknown resistor or potentiometer with a digital ohmmeter. This is a simple DIY article that will have you measuring resistance like a pro in minutes.   Depending on your digital multimeter, there will be a range of resistance settings. When measuring

How to revive old antique wood and furniture

Antique wooden items and furniture can be brought back to its original luster and beauty relatively easy if you follow this short article. As long as your wood has no broken parts, missing corners or peeling lamination, this article will help you get your wood looking nice again.  

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