DIY Rain Barrel Camouflage

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April 19, 2016

The time has come for you to transform your resilient front yard. Hiding a rain barrel in plain sight may be a good thing to do to prepare for a possible survival situation. This way, you will have water storage and nobody will know about it. Moreover, water is the one element you can’t live without for more than 2 days. Here’s what you will need: One 3 x 4-inch…

 
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DIY Salt Water Purifier

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April 19, 2016

This neat DIY project will allow you to transform salt water into drinkable water. You can use containers of various sizes depending on what you intend to do with it. You could have a smaller, portable device that you carry in your vehicle and have a larger one at home. This will be especially useful if you live close to a large body of salty water. This project, in particular,…

 
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DIY Soup Can Forge

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April 19, 2016

Are you ready to take your prepping to the next level? Are you ready to take matters into your own hands? Are you disappointed with the quality of homemade survival gear and sick of struggling to find pieces that fit together? Here’s a nice DIY project that can empower you to shape metal according to your needs. No more having to settle for pieces that don’t fit. Less time wasted…

 
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DIY Natural Water Filter

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April 19, 2016

When it comes to survival, water filtration is one of the most popular subjects. We are heavily dependent on water. A lot of people are very concerned about ways to purify or filter water to make it safe to drink. There are many do so water such as tablets, UV rays or boiling. However, purifying alone is usually not enough to make sure your water it’s 100% safe. By doing…

 
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DIY: Make Your Own Stove for Cooking and Warmth

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March 7, 2016

In a survival situation, you are going to need to cook and warm up. Why not make these tasks easier? I am going to teach you how to build your own portable lightweight stove. You can add it to your bug-out-bag or take it with you when going camping. Either way, it is a valuable asset to have around. Materials: One-gallon metal paint can One-quart metal paint can Platform for…

 
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DIY: Hands-Free Axe Carry System

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March 7, 2016

Having an axe with you can be tremendously useful in a survival situation of any type. You never know when you may find yourself in the need of one; whether you want to cut something or protect yourself from an attacker, an axe will only benefit you. However, it can be quite hard to carry it around, especially if you also have a bug-out-bag with you. In a survival situation,…

 
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DIY: Waterproof Trick to Guarantee Fire

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March 7, 2016

What is the best tinder material when making a fire? The answer is simple: a dry, fibrous material that catches a spark even in wet conditions. Fire starting woes are compounded when the dry materials are not available. Every bug out bag, camping, hiking or emergency kit should include redundant layers for making fire. Using a lighter does not guarantee fire. It may produce a flame (depending on the available…

 
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DIY: How To Make A Broadhead Blowgun Dar For Hunting

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February 29, 2016

In a survival situation, there are going to be a lot of scenarios in which you will be required to hunt. For this, you are going to need the right tools. Of course, you can buy hunting darts from your local store. However, wouldn’t it be better if you would make them yourself? This way, you save money and learn how to build them. This means that, no matter where…

 
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DIY Reviving Old Wood Furniture

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February 10, 2016

Are you looking for a DIY solution to revive wooden objects? Here’s a simple solution to bring back the looks in old wood. You can easily use this on anything from door frames to furniture or wooden tools. There are plenty of solutions out there, however most of them just offer a new look until they dry out. They typically last long enough to take a picture before going back…

 
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DIY Recover Sealed Lead Acid Batteries

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February 2, 2016

As I mentioned in a previous article, knowing how to recondition or recover used batteries is a valuable skill from both environmental and economical perspectives. Some of the most popular and widely used batteries nowadays are lead-acid cells. They are the oldest type of rechargeable batteries, the first version being invented in 1859 by Gaston Planté. In spite of offering low energy in comparison to its weight or volume, they…

 
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