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Bluebird birdhouse woodworking plans

Bluebird birdhouse plans

Bluebirds require houses a little larger than the wrens, with larger doorways. The floor space should be at least 5 ...
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Woodpecker birdhouse plans – How to make a birdhouse out of wood

Houses for woodpeckers must be made with deep cavities like the hollowed tree-trunks in which they nest. The dimensions will ...
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Robin bird house plans – How to make a birdhouse out of wood

Robins build their nests on partially sheltered ledges, as well as in trees and shrubbery. They do not take to ...
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How to make a food dehydrator at home - Homemade Solar Food Dehydrator

How to make a food dehydrator at home – Homemade Solar Food Dehydrator

A Sun Dryer, consisting of two screened frames, one inverted over the other (Fig. 654), supported on a rack (Fig ...
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How to make a seed box for agriculture and paper pots

How to make a seed box for agriculture and paper pots

Plants raised from seed started indoors during late winter or early spring can be brought to maturity so many weeks ...
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How to make a garden Hot Bed - DIY Hot Bed Plan

How to make a garden Hot Bed – DIY Hot Bed Plan

The growing season never arrives early enough for the enthusiastic boy gardener, so he provides himself with a hotbed, by ...
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DIY wooden periscope - How to make a periscope out of wood

DIY wooden periscope – How to make a periscope out of wood

A Snow-fort Periscope When you defend a snow-fort, or "snow-trench" to be modern, you not only want to keep the ...
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Fig. 554. A Bob-Sled of Which Any Boy Might Be Proud.

How to make a bobsled out of wood – DIY vintage bobsled

How to make a bobsled out of wood There are two ways of building a bob-sled. One way is to ...
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How to make a cardboard airplane that flies far – A Sling-Shot Glider plan

How to make a cardboard airplane that flies far – A Sling-Shot Glider plan

To make a Sling-Shot Glider, Cut stick A (Fig. 485) of the proportions shown, and with a saw slit one ...
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How to make a cardboard airplane that flies far - Simple cardboard glider plan

How to make a cardboard airplane that flies far – Simple cardboard glider plan

The framework, or fuselage (A), connecting the planes, is a cardboard strip of the dimensions shown in Fig. 480, folded ...
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How to make a paper boat step by step - Paper Boat origami

How to make a paper boat step by step – Paper Boat origami

Take a piece of paper measuring about four by three inches ; fold it across the middle, as shown by ...
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squirrel on tree

Best way to catch a squirrel in attic – Humane squirrel trap

Squirrel problems in attic? Do you hear creaking, scratching, bumping from above the ceiling? Don't panic there are several simple ...
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DIY xylophone

The xylophone is an instrument of great antiquity, having been used in a slightly different form by both Greeks and ...
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Aeolian harp plans

Aeolian harp plans – build your own harp

This simple little musical instrument derives its name from Aeolus, god of the winds, who is said to have lived ...
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GRIMACING FACE GAME – Kids Indoor Activities

Take a card one-and-one-half inches wide, and fold around it a piece of unruled note paper, so that the card ...
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Fun Activities for Kids at Home

Fun Activities for Kids at Home – Divided Square Puzzle Game

Fun activity for your kids at home: Take a square of paper or cardboard, and cut it into four pieces, ...
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Humane Rat Trap – Barrel Rat Trap

A suburbanite successfully trapped a bunch of rats by stretching a piece of stout elastic paper on the top of ...
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Outdoor Water Filter-How to Make a Water Filter

Outdoor Water Filter – How to Make a Water Filter – The Barrel Filter

Outdoor Water Filter - How to Make a Water Filter - The Barrel Filter - excerpt from the book "The ...
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How to Make a Simple Water Filter

How to Make a Simple Water Filter – The Small Filter

How to Make a Simple Water Filter - The Small Filter - excerpt from the book "The Scientific American Boy" ...
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How to make Bow and Arrow and How to make Arrows for a Bow – Traditional Archery

Authorities claim that the best materials from which to make bows are mulberry, sassafras, Southern cedar, black locust, black walnut, ...
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