DIY Projects

How to Make Your Own Knife

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There are tons of articles about EDC gear and BOB equipment, and one of the most crucial items on those lists a knife. Now as we all know (you do now), knives come in many shapes, sizes, and, of course, prices. Two bills or not two bills, that is the …

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Survival Uses for Clay Pots

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When you find yourself in a survival situation, every resource you have must be used to its maximum potential.  You will often find that the best survival items are those that have multiple purposes.  Clay pots are one of those items.  In addition to having several uses, you can even …

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How to Make a Solar Still

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In a survival situation, water can be one of the most difficult items to obtain. Seeing as it is the most important key to surviving if one were to become lost in the wild, it is a good idea to learn ways of obtaining it. One method that you can …

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How to Build a Basic Snare with Paracord

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Practicing survival skills is the same as practicing any skill. Outcome can be influenced dramatically when you practice. When you may need certain skills to eat or stay alive in a survival situation, knowledge of the correct way and some practice beforehand can give you higher odds on being more …

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DIY Solar Powered Water Heater

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Without the Sun, the Earth would just be a big dark ball of rock and ice floating through empty, desolate space. Nothing, or anyone you know, would ever have been. Nothing, or anyone, would ever be. There would be no life as we know it. Oh sure, it’s possible, maybe …

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The Best DIT Stink Bug Trap

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Ah, the aroma of cilantro floats through the air…but wait, it is not Italian tonight? That distinctive scent could be our armored little friend- the Asian stink bug. With stink bugs now in over 41 states, even Home Depot and Lowes are starting to carry special traps. On Amazon they …

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Improvised Batteries

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One thing that we live with in our daily life, so much that we never really even consider, is electricity. We are plugged in, turned on, and lit up. If and when we ever get to a time and place that we can’t just plug in any more, run to …

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The Humble Stick

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A stick is a stick. You can do almost anything with a stick. A very small stick can get something unstuck from your teeth. A very large stick can be used to make a trap to crush a man or vehicle. You can use sticks in their natural condition to …

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How to Make a Water Filter in a Barrel

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Rain is like manna from heaven. All life here on our lovely planet requires water to live, and lots of it. Just like planet earth, our bodies are mostly water, so ya gotta have it. Most people are tapped in to their city water and they are comfortable with that. …

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