This 3 part Video series shows the build of a hydraulic log splitter for cheap, by salvaging parts you can build a DIY splitter that will help with processing your firewood. the Total cost was about $400 to build.I had the 6.5 hp motor from another project, I salvaged all of the metal , some of the scrap came from my work.We used our CNC plasma torch on this project and It made quick work cutting out all of the parts, But one could always free hand cut all the parts fairly easily with a torch.
- How to build a Simple and Efficient Homemade Garage Fan out of Old Furnace BlowersThis video shows the build of a Homemade Garage fan made out of Old Furnace blowers that is easy to make and really efficient.Once you try one of these you'll never use a box fan again. These fans are designed to run with constant restriction. So you need to recreate this when used out in the open by blocking roughly 25% of the air intake or output. If you don't restrict the airflow the motor will pull significantly higher amps than it is rated for and will overheat/burn out. If you want to be scientific you can look at the side of the motor and read the rated amps. Then with a load meter hooked up, run it and block off the air flow until the amp draw drops to or close to the rated amps.Centrifugal fans are amazing at moving a large quantity of air and the output can be ducted unlike axial.
- DIY Video : How to build your own DIY off grid / grid down Solar Power Back up system from scratch .Complete Video instructional for Beginners.
- How to build a Homemade Emergency Water Well Pump that requires no electricity .Get water out of a well anytime, anywhere[the_ad id="6432"] This video shows the build of a Well bucket or bailer bucket is used for getting water out of a well. IIf you use water from a well, this is a good tool to have on hand for emergency situations where your electric pump stops working. This water well pump will allow you to extract water manually, without the assistance of electricity. Putting together this pump is easy. You can do it for under $40 worth of materials. Electricity fails, and hand pumps break, but a bailer bucket always draws water.Knowing how to build a bailer bucket/pump can help sustain you and your family in an emergency crisis