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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

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

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

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