DIY Projects for the Self-Sufficient Homeowner: 25 Ways to Build a Self-Reliant Lifestyle

March 17, 2020 - Comment

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 resources for solar, hydro, greenhouse,

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 resources for solar, hydro, greenhouse, and gardening needs. This book will help you build security with utility backup systems and become more sustainable, resulting in less dependence on city systems for basic needs. Whether you have a city plot or simply pots, this book includes all of the information needed to plan, build, and succeed with greater self-sufficiency.
 

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Anonymous says:

Very basic but the tips alone are worth it These are VERY BASIC projects, but they are explained well with great measurements and pictures. In the greenhouse plans there was a trick I hadn’t thought of for building a small building (in this case a greenhouse) that is going to save me a lot of time and money on my new chicken coop, pigeon loft and greenhouse. That alone was worth the price of the book. Most of these projects are very basic as I said, but Thai is a great book to go through and get the wheels turning in your mind, them you…

Anonymous says:

DIY with practical micro-homesteading projects almost anyone can do This is a perfect book for the DIYer, especially with limited DIY skills. Each project is broken down into the parts list and then the instructions for construction. These projects are what I call the 4 day weekend builds. A little more if you’re completely new to DIY; a little less if you’re a seasoned veteran of DIY projects. The later projects look daunting, but if you take the time to read things carefully and follow the instructions, you’ll find they are easy and simple enough that…

Anonymous says:

Jack of all Trades yet master of none Has quite a few good idea inside. Construction instructions are very useful. Some of the information presented is incomplete in some ways. It seems like this book has good starting information to get you started on a project, but doesn’t contain in-depth knowledge on any particular subject. It definitely sparks interest into ways that you can become self sufficient in different areas but doesn’t give you adequate information on how to properly execute any project end to end. There are a few…

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