Ocotillo blooms make a great tea, a little like hibiscus. They’re only out for a short period of time, so make the most of them.Read More
We are now back into mint season. All along the river it grows wild, a thick fragrant carpet. We have a bag of it in the fridge that we continually restock.Read More
Make Magazine Volume 28, Page 144
Making a swing for your toddler has never been easier, using little more than a pair of old jeans and some chain.
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Make Magazine Volume 28, Page 136
Full instructions on how to make a solar wax melter. The design is similar to a solar oven, so that you can use the sun to melt and filter wax from your top-bar beehive.
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Make Magazine Volume 27, Page 132
Build a bait hive, so that you can catch a swarm of bees to put in your top-bar beehive. The great thing about catching a hive is that the bees are free and already … Read More
Make Magazine Volume 26, Page 120
Step by step instructions on building a food dehydrater that uses the sun’s energy to preserve your fruits, vegetables and meat.
Make Magazine Volume 26, Page 124
Using fabric as a form for concrete is fast, cheap and easy. With some minor additions you can create beautiful and inticate patterns in your posts.
Make Magazine Volume 25, Page 123
The Honey Cow is a top-bar beehive made out of a 55 gallon barrel. It doesn’t take too long to make and your bees will enjoy a large and natural home.
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Make Magazine Volume 24, Page 140
Make your own soil blocks. They are super fast and easy, and will help prevent the transplant mortalities that can so depress gardeners.