Category Archives: water

A simple water sentry

This is funny.  The author needed to get rid of some pesty deer eating his roses.  So he built a water blaster sentry (attached to hose for water ammo) to track and guard them.  I am surprised he didn’t used … Continue reading

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How to waterproof electronics

Interesting article.  One way is with nail polish, another with high temp silocone, third with two part epoxy(potting compound). but may not work the best with heat based circuits. The author does a good job of testing several different methods.  … Continue reading

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One easy and cheap swamp like cooler

OK this is a winner, the author basically zip ties bottles to a fan, then puts ice in the bottles with holes in the top of the bottle to get air to pass by and cool. Nice simple build.  Not … Continue reading

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Nice looking rain barrel diverter.  I like the hose adapter so you can move the barrel farther away.  My 2 cents, I would make sure the bottom can be un-screwed for cleanout too. http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-Barrel-Diverter/

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Another interest solar power water distiller

I like this build a bit better than others I have seen.  This one you can “stand up” easily.  Downside…still hard to get end result water out. https://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Water-DistellerFilter/

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Interesting solar water heater

Interesting build,  It cycles cold thru the bottom, which gets heated up and then “steam” out side. https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Solar-Water-Heater/

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Simple Solar water heater

Nice build overall.  Not so sure I would use plywood for the backing in the elements.  Could be a good away to heat small pools.  I like the use of flashing for the backing. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solar-Water-Heater-Deluxe-Aluminum-Backed-COPP/

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Nice little mini water pump

Nice build that you can print out with a 3D printer for a really small water pump.  Just not so sure I would have a need for such a small one.  I have to say it is pretty impressive. http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Water-Pump-1/

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Make a wave generator

Nice project with an arduino controller.    Could be useful for other builds too. Build Your Own Wave Tank

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Make an MQTT water leak alarm

Nice build, takes an ESP and makes it into a wireless water alarm to alert your home system or phone.  Me…I would like a little more security on the device myself. http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-Water-Leak-Detector-MQTT-Homie/

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