Want to build your own portable solar power generator to take with you on camping trips or for use in an emergency? I’ll show you how below, it’s easier than you think. Goal Zero’s version of this cost $400, depending on what you include yours will under cost $150 by buying inexpensive parts from Amazon.com… Continues…” – Solar Burrito
The Finnish sauna (pronounced ‘Sow-na’) is a substantial part of Finnish culture. There are five million inhabitants and over two million saunas in Finland – an average of one per household. For Finnish people the sauna is a place to relax with friends and family, and a place for physical and mental relaxation as well…” – Solar Burrito
The video below is worth a million words but here goes. We finally moved the 550 gallon plastic water tank up on the hill that I bought 5 years ago. Until now we had no way to fill it so there it sat unconnected and unfilled just above the cabin, mocking us. We had be using a single 55 gallon drum that collected water from the shed for our uses, which worked but it had 2 problems…” Continues
Sun Ray Kelly has been getting pretty popular in the last few years! He’s got a article in the New York Times and an episode of Cribs on MTV! His houses were pretty famous locally too while growing up in the Skagit Valley, North of Seattle but I never met the man. As high school kids we’d drive up the long gravel road to his property check out the “Wizard Houses” as we’d call them then speed away before anyone saw us.
For those that haven’t been following our project, I’ve been building a 200 square foot off grid cabin with some friends since the summer of 2010. It had been 6 months since I saw the cabin, Labor Day to be exact…