Posted by: L | October 26, 2009

Home-made Manual Clothes Washer

http://www.survivalblog.com/2009/05/letter_re_an_expedient_manual.html

Over on Survival Blog I came across this short letter describing how to make a washer out of a 5-gallon bucket with lid and a plunger. Good to know! Hand-washing laundry is a pain, especially for those of us who grew up with washers and dryers.

Also there are articles on Home-made laundry detergent and home made soap (part 1, part 2, part 3). Knowing how to make soap will be a big help and also a barter item later.

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  1. Plunger? Never thought of that! Was going to use a rock to pound out laundry. THANKS!


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