From sewing projects to making personal care items from clean ingredients, there’s just something wholesome and fulfilling about making projects with our own two hands. These made-from-scratch projects weave love right into their making.

Try these handmade, homemade projects to boost your self-reliance. Whether we’re talking about items you use daily or things that you plan to use for gift giving, when you know how to make things for yourself, you no longer need to rely on the store to provide for you.

Build a Rocket Stove from Concrete Blocks

silver saucepan on a rocket stove

A concrete block rocket stove is easy to make. Consider this method when you’re ready to learn build a rocket stove for outdoor cooking. The cookstove is almost as old as the campfire, and not much newer than the invention of fire itself. Needless to say, it’s been around for a long time, with very [...]

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