Ragtag Do-It-Yourself Weekly Challenge, Week 12

in homesteadersonline •  8 months ago

Ragtag Do-It-Yourself Weekly Challenge

I've kept the rules simple and few, so everyone will feel free to dive in.

1. Choose 3 items each from the Resources and Tools lists.

2. Explain how you built your virtual project.

3. Pass the challenge along to someone else so we can swap as many ideas as possible. Who knows, they just may have the solution you need to a pesky problem or a suggestion that fits your situation like a glove!

4. Use #diyragtag so we can find your post.

Here's an example:

RAGTAG RESOURCES - Pick Three

Two 2x8 Boards, 8 ft. long ~ Old Window
A Dozen Bricks ~ A Large Plastic Tarp


TOOLS - Pick Three

Hammer ~ Saw ~ Drill ~ Shovel ~ Cart ~ Ax ~ Wedge
Trowel ~ Staple Gun ~ Post Hole Digger

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Your choice on power or hand tools. Fasteners are freebies.
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PROJECT: COLD FRAME

Use the saw to cut the boards in half, making 4' lengths, 8" wide.
Use the hammer & some nails to make a 4'x4' square box that is 8" tall.
Place the box over plants to extend the growing season by protecting them from frost/freezing.
Put the window on top of the box to make a mini green house out of it.
Use the bricks as needed to adjust for venting and/or raising the height of the box and/or the window to accommodate plant height.
Use the cart to haul your harvest to the kitchen.


The challenge will run from Saturday to Saturday.

TWELFTH WEEK'S AVAILABLE RAGTAG RESOURCES
Pick Three

Five Dozen Red Bricks
Two Fifty Pound Bags Sand
Six 4' Lengths Rebar
Twelve Metal Roof Panels, 3' x 6'

TOOLS
Pick Three

Hammer ~ Saw ~ Drill ~ Shovel ~ Cart ~ Chisel ~ Tin Snips
Trowel ~ Rake ~ Post Hole Digger - T-Post Driver

Your choice on power or hand tools. Fasteners are freebies.


This week, I'm tagging @beatitudes8 to take on the
Ragtag Do-It-Yourself Weekly Challenge!

Remember, everyone is welcome to join in.
Let your imagination take charge and see what happens...
The more, the merrier!

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