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How Does a Composting Toilet Work ? June 04 2019

DIY composting toilet (for our “dream” future mattress showroom) is in!  Because of the size of this houseboat, a marine toilet/head is required onboard by the Coastguard so I DIY’ed a composting toilet using only materials I had on hand and I am very surprised how well it works!    So, how much money does a composting toilet cost?  Ready made composting toilets cost too much in my opinion for...

News: Eight Foot Round Twist Mattress Kit Delivered June 12 2012

 Visit the Make Your Own Mattress Forum to see the latest kit delivered:  An 8 foot round custom kit for a floating bed!

Sew Your Own Kit - Template is now available! June 12 2012

Is having a kit delivered to your door too easy for you?  Do you want the rights to claim "I made my own mattress from scratch!" ?  Now you can order just the template (including sewing and assembly instructions) for $39.99.  This option shows up when you click to order your Twist Mattress Kit, just select the pdf template option under the mattress size pull down menu!

How to do the Twist June 11 2012

(THIS VIDEO IS FOR THE ORIGINAL TWIST DESIGN, NOT THE NEW TWIST KIT) Watch this video on how to twist your pod chains. The grid you create (see assembly instructions pdf) should give you a flower pattern. Each flower should have 6 petals but will share petals with neighboring flowers. When you twist, always go over (not under) with the pod chain you choose for wrapping around the two lower...

Luffa Freak of Gourd World May 14 2012

    I love the title of this article, which by the way, suggests the use of luffa as a mattress stuffing!  Plant your own luffa garden this spring and be sleeping on it by the fall :)  Read article here.  Image via Daves Garden.
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