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Low Cost Bamboo Truss System

Saturday, May 14th, 2016:

Most of our readers know the world’s forests are being rapidly depleted. Sustainable alternatives are desperately needed. Low cost bamboo is a promising alternative building material because it’s rapidly renewable and widely available. Bamboo is especially well suited for Nepal that is in dire need of scalable solutions that can help rebuild the country. Ms. […]  Read more from > Low Cost Bamboo Truss System

DIY Walk-in Cooler

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016:

I’ve been emailing someone about the benefits of making your own walk-in refrigerator/cooler using factory made mechanicals. She said, “I really never did understand why people would spend thousands on refrigerators when the walk ins are so much better. Most high end refrigerators are nothing more than some styrofoam and plastic wrapped in some visually […]  Read more from > DIY Walk-in Cooler