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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

Making All Natural Soap With Fresh Herbal Tea

Homemade Soap With Fresh Spearmint   I made another batch of soap but this time I wanted to use some fresh herbs from our own garden instead of using essential oil. Essential oils are expensive and in order to have any lasting benefit in soap you need an entire bottle for a

How To Make Simple Homemade Ketchup

Simple Homemade Ketchup   We got our first garden harvest finally after struggling all summer with freezing temperatures. We lost most of our garden but I have managed to save some of the tomato plants. Finally at the beginning of October we have our first real batch of tom

How To Make Salsa At Home

Simple Homemade Salsa   We live on an 18 acre homestead and are hoping to become self sufficient by providing all of our needs from the land. This includes fishing, hunting and growing our own vegetables. This also means preserving and processing our own foods as possible.

Fast & Simple Ultralight Shelter Using Rain Poncho Or Tarp

From original article: November 10th, 2012 Fast and Easy Survival Poncho Shelter   If you need to bug out or you just love to go backpacking, you will certainly need some sort of shelter on your trip. Especially for survival

Beginners Electronics ~ Understanding The Resistor and Potentiometer

Understanding The Resistor and Potentiometer   The humble resistor is one of the most common electronics components in use today. The resistor does just what its name implies - it resists the flow of electricity in a circuit.   A resistor is rated in Ohms

Modify M45 US Military Tent Stove For Controlled Burn

Modify M45 US Military Tent Stove For Controlled Burn   I have modified the US Military M-45 tent stove so that I can fully control the burn rate and stove temperature. Before the modification the tent stove burnt out of control and was off the scale of my digital thermomet

Make-A-Wood-Stove-Home-Boiler-Heating-System-2

DIY Boiler Home Heating System Continued Part 2 of the DIY Hot Water Boiler Heating System.

How to desolder electronics with a desoldering pump

How To Desolder Electronics Desolder Electronics With A Desoldering Pump Desoldering e

How to solder electronics components and ICs

How To Solder Electronics Soldering Electronics Components and ICs

How To Measure Resistance With An Analog Multimeter

How To Measure Resistance Measure resistors with an analog multimeter It is very easy to read resistance with an analog multimeter or ohmmeter. You can read the resistance of variable resisistors (also known as potentiometers or POTS) and standard resistors. A variable resisto

Resistor Color Code Chart & Resistor Identification

Resistor Color Codes Explained If you ever work with electronics, you will certainly run into resistors. When working with LEDs you will need to understand resistor color codes as well. The below resistor color code chart shows you the standard resistor color codes and how t

Make An Emergency Survival Alcohol Stove

Emergency Alcohol Stove DIY Emergency Survival Alcohol Cooker

Make An Emergency Solar Earth Water Distiller

Emergency Water Distiller Make a survival solar water distiller

How To Paint A Car Yourself With Spray Paint Cans

How To Spray Paint Your Car Paint Your Own Vehicle with Spra

How to grind the valves on your engine

How To Grind Engine Valves Grind The Valves On Your Engine Yourself With time, especially on older vehicles without hardened valve seats, your valves and seats will slowly become pitted and worn. Your vehicle will start to loose power and burn more

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