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xx   SNOW & ICE

Wooden ice scraper for automobile windshield features an inspired shape and a metal blade.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Dec 2000-Jan 2001 (v.24#3) pg. 50

Tip: Simple drag, constructed from 6" I-beam, can be pulled behind a truck to clear snow.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1987 (v.71#2) pg. 56

Tip shows how to modify an aluminum roof rake so it cleans off snow without scraping off shingle granules.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #342 Oct 1993 (v.43#9) pg. 43

Tip suggests using sand instead of salt, de-icing compounds or fertilizer to improve traction on icy walks.
FINE GARDENING #24 Mar-Apr 1992 pg. 8

Advice on leaving snow on bent tree or shrub branches.
FINE GARDENING #29 Jan-Feb 1993 pg. 8

Tip on using salt to prevent freezing in a drain line leading to a dry well.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #88 Apr-May 1994 pg. 28

How to install a driveway de-icer system.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Jan-Feb 1979 (v.4#1) pg. 90

Tip: Build a wooden snow pusher to attach to the front of a hand truck.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Jan-Feb 1980 (v.5#1) pg. 34

Flagstone sidewalk is kept free of ice and snow through the use of buried heating cable.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #489 Feb 1969 (v.65) pg. 116

Build a snowplow from scrap wood. Designed to drag behind a tractor or 4-wheel-drive vehicle.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #66 Nov-Dec 1980 pg. 172

Tip on using a cut onion to help keep ice from sticking to your windshield when a car is parked outside.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #121 Jan-Feb 1990 pg. 18

Tip on increasing the efficiency and life of a broom used to sweep snow.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #121 Jan-Feb 1990 pg. 18

Tip: Convert your garden hoe into a snow scraper with this board attachment.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1981 (v.28#11) pg. 18

Make a snowplow that clamps onto a car bumber for easy driveway clearing. Est. cost: $12.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1971 (v.136#6) pg. 166

Snow-melting systems you can install to keep your gutters, steps, and walks free of snow.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1976 (v.146#5) pg. 118

Easy-to-make plywood cab for a large garden tractor equipped with snowblower or snowplow. Keeps you warm and dry during the winter.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1980 (v.153#2) pg. 76

Built this pusher to move the snowdrifts that collect on walks and driveway.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1982 (v.157#1) pg. 167

Ten ways to solve ice problems.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1984 (v.161#10) pg. 187

Long-handle paddle or rake for removing snow from roof.
POPULAR SCIENCE Nov 1971 (v.199#5) pg. 132

Tips on using heat cables to prevent freezeups of pipes, gutters and driveways.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1976 (v.209#4) pg. 141

Easily mounted hood for a garden tractor keeps you warm and dry during winter snowthrowing or plowing. Build from 2.5 sheets of waferboard. Winner in PS/APA contest.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1985 (v.227#2) pg. 88

Wooden scraper for removing snow buildup from roofs.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1988 (v.232#1) pg. 127

How to minimize damage to plants from deicers thrown on driveway and sidewalk.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #811 Dec 1996-Jan 1997 (v.92) pg. 70

Safe deicing practices for outdoor concrete.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1984 (v.40#2) pg. 72