DIY Projects

How to Build These 8 Types of Ladders

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Whether you’re trying to make a getaway or restricting access to certain areas of your homestead, you’ll find these handmade ladders do the trick quite well. We’ll cover the following: Build your own rope ladder without wood Build your own rope ladder Build your own framed ladder How to hide …

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How to Make a Travois Like the Native Americans

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The travois, a tool constructed by the Native Americans, is also known to be a drag sled. It was used to carry different items and loads of necessities over the land. It consists of poles attached to a platform, netting, or a basket. The American Native would be attached to …

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DIY Survival Hot Tub with Rain Water

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We’re going to get luxurious this time, survival with flare, if you will. While not a necessity, who wouldn’t admire soaking in a hot tub without wasting valuable spring water storage? We’re going to cover how to assemble your rainwater harvester, and hook it up to pump into a hot …

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How to Make a Chicken Nesting Box

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Eric shows how to DIY two types of chicken nesting boxes. The first one is a 2-hole chicken nesting box from a small piece of plywood that’s 30″ x 30″, plus a second, smaller piece for the back. The second one is a single chicken nesting box, and it’s done …

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Waterproof Your Basement or Root Cellar

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When it comes to having a home with a basement or a root cellar, you then have untapped space that can be used in order to store your growing stockpile. In this article, you’re going to learn how to ensure that none of your supplies will get destroyed by dampness …

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DIY Air Conditioners on the Cheap

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There are a number of challenges to living off the grid, and in a disaster situation, there is unfortunately no way to get around having to deal with them. A lot of everyday conveniences that we take for granted require electricity and gas. In such situations, simple tasks can become …

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DIY Paracord Sling Step By Step

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Paracord is a very versatile form of cordage originally manufactured for parachutes. It was a special intertwined rope made for the lines of suspension on the chute, but now it is so dynamic that it is used in almost every form of survival and post collapse BOB and kits. It …

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How to Tie the Monkey Fist Knot

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  The monkey fist is a neat little device that originated several hundred years ago on sailing vessels. Often referred to as a sailor’s knot, it started life as a halyard line tied around a cannon ball to toss the mooring line to a dockhand. Another use on ships was …

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