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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 Build A Bedini SSG Step Two Label Magnet North Poles

This is the third article in the series on how to build a Bedini SSG (Simplified School Girl) radiant energy motor. This is a simple pulse motor that can restore lead acid batteries.   This motor has the ability to charge up multiple batteries on the charging side without dra

How To Build A Bedini SSG Step One The Rotor

Learn how to build a Bedini SSG step by step. You can restore lead acid batteries at home using this simple device. The Bedini motor can be build using all recycled materials so it can be made for free.   If you missed out on the parts list, please go back and get everything

Using BCP Portable Washing Machine On Solar Power

We have the Best Choice Products portable washing machine and we can wash clothes using solar power. This washing machine only uses 120 watts to wash clothes and 240 watts for the spin cycle.   This is a very light and convenient washing machine. It weighs just over 23 pounds

After the blizzard in my off grid camper

Article from: March 8th, 2013   After getting about a foot of snow dumped on my head over night I had to dig out today and clear off the solar panels to get some power. Twice. It was still snowing so hard that after I cleaned them off, about 3 hours later the panels were

Making A Chainsaw Sawbuck Out Of Logs

I made a chainsaw sawbuck using logs in order to cut my fire wood in half. We recently got a tiny wood stove that only takes 8 inch log logs so I had to figure out a safe way to cut my wood shorter.   I had originally planned to use wood to heat our tiny home so I have been c

How To Make Biomass Briquettes For Survival Fuel

In a previous post I have shown you how to make a biomass briquette press out of a simple caulk gun and PVC tubing. Now I will show you how to make biomass briquettes using your new biomass briquette press. Here is the previous article on

DIY Hurricane and Disaster Survival Pack

Every single household should have an emergency survival pack in case of natural disaster such as a hurricane, flood, tornado or fire. Your survival pack should be placed in a convenient location, in a sturdy box that is easy to carry. Your survival pack should be readily accessible in a hurry.

The Best Survival Bug Out Shelter In The World

Article From: November 21st, 2012 When the SHTF and you need to bug out and head for the wilderness, you need a good survival shelter with you. Some people plan to bug out on food with just the clothes on their back. Others plan to get out of Dodge with a backpack and a rifle. I would str

The Off Grid Camper In A Winter Blizzard

Article Date: March 8th, 2013   I moved fully off the grid again last night into my camper in the woods. It was a long hard move getting my camper set up again. I stayed in a cottage during the time I was getting the camper ready. Of course, during my first night in the campe

Mini Ink Pen Fishing Pole and Reel Combo Review

I just got this little ink pen sized rod and reel combo off the internet. There are a lot of these floating around out there on the internet and I wondered if it would make a good survival fishing pole for my bug out bag. Because it is so small it would be perfect for bugging out. Or would it? Re

How To Make A Simple Biomass Briquette Press

A biomass briquette is a hand or machine made briquette made up of just about any sort of small, flammable material which is pressed together under pressure and then dried. This makes a long burning briquette using scrap material that would be otherwise useless as a fuel source. Example materials

Off Grid Air Conditioning A Success

I have an off grid solar powered camper for about $2000 and I am running a 32 inch TV, laptop, LED lighting, outdoor lights, an air conditioner and lots more. You can do the same. You do not need to spend 15k on an off grid system. Here is the proof. The Off Grid Project has recently take

Winter snow storm at the off grid camper

I am moving back into the off grid camper full time again as of tonight. It has been a very long and exhausting move to the new property. It has taken me 5 months to complete the move due to winter weather making the path to the camper too sloppy to use a vehicle. So I carry boxes through the woo

Natural Vinegar And Dish Soap Organic Weed Killer

Some of my YouTube channel viewers had suggested that I used vinegar and water to kill the weeds in my yard and around the electric fence. I do not use chemicals on my property and plan to keep everything organic as much as possible. I bought a 1.5 gallon sprayer at Harbor Freight and got

How To Make Crock Pot Hot Process Soap For Immediate Use

How To Make Crock Pot Soap   I have been experimenting with fresh herbs in my soap recently but that requires the cold process method which needs 6 to 8 weeks to cure before you can use it.   But with the hot process soap making method the soap is ready

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