The trucker’s hitch is a compound knot that functions as a kind of pulley affording a mechanical advantage effectively tripling the amount of pull on the working end. Use the trucker’s hitch when tightening up tarp lines, securing loads or making bundles.
The great thing about using a still, or in this case, a solar still to purify water is that any water source can be used, even dirty unfiltered water and sea water! Boiling water is the most common way to purify water to make it safer to drink.
Create Your Own DIY Solar-Powered USB Charger For All Your Portable Gadgets!
a simple do-it-yourself solar USB charger that fits cozily in an Altoid tin! The DIY project will charge most mobile devices via USB using 2 rechargeable AA batteries and flexible thin-film solar panels. Read to learn what you need to build your own!