06 Jul '11, 6am

DIY Backyard Skills Handbook [Giveaway]

DIY Backyard Skills Handbook [Giveaway]

*Leave one comment per person through the end of Thursday, July 7, 2011, to be considered for a random giveaway of one copy of this book by The Ecology Center. The Ecology Center , an educational facility in Orange County, held a series of DIY workshops in 2009 and 2010 to teach people practical, environmental solutions for the home. With the popularity of the workshops, The Ecology Center decided to compile the projects as a reference, and that reference became Backyard Skills: A D.I.Y. Handbook . We’ve been given a review copy to read and share on this site. The first Backyard Skills edition includes 19 total projects among five chapters: energy, shelter, waste, food, and water. Each project includes a description of the cost, time, and tools involved to completion. To use one project as an example, building a pallet chair costs about $15, takes two hours, and requires a...

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