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Swaying Arm Ghost

This is my version of a “Flying Crank Ghost.” I’m calling it a “Swaying Arm Ghost.” Many years ago, I knew I didn’t have the parts, patience or skills to build a true FCG with a motor, gears and wires, let alone a location to install it. Having made a puppet costume that looked like […]

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Skittles Vodka

My housemates and I were planning a party, and we decided that an excellent drinking game would involve shooting all the colors of the rainbow. And thus, Skittles Vodka was born.

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Duck Breast Prosciutto

Duck is a wonderful and versatile meat. This simple recipe for curing and drying the breast meat produces a ham remarkably similar to a good prosciutto but only takes about a week. This guide will cover all the steps to cure and dry the ham and some tips on eating it. While this recipe can […]

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Backyard Biodiesel

Biodiesel is vegetable oil (often used) that’s been chemically converted into a fuel thin enough to spray through a diesel fuel-injection system. No special equipment is needed to “cook” a small batch of biodiesel that will work in any diesel engine, from a model airplane to the family car.

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