DIY Projects

In the aftermath of a disaster, getting back to our roots and learning how to do things ourselves could be critical. With supermarkets closed, learning to make our own products, clothes, candles, ladders and everything else could be the only way we could survive and thrive.

 

Below you’ll find lots of articles that show you step-by-step how to do various things…

The Ultimate Survival Mobile Chicken Coop

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Portable chicken coops are ideal for preppers who keep small livestock as part of their survival plan. With a mobile chicken coop you can save both space and money without sacrificing predator proofing materials – and use the meat and egg bird enclosure like a chicken tractor, as well. Preppers …

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How to Make a Burn Barrel

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Growing up country, burn barrels area part of our way of life. Not all preppers spent their childhoods running up and down dirt roads in their bare feet and playing in the woods. But when SHTF, literally all preppers will need to figure out ways to safely dispose of trash, …

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DIY Feather Sticks in 3 Steps

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Fire sticks, or feather sticks as they are also called, could be one of the most vital things when you’re out in the wilderness. In a survival situation, you want to be able to make not only a quick-starting fire, but a sustainable one to keep you warm throughout the …

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How To Oven And Sun Dry Meat and Produce

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Preserving meat and poultry to ensure your family will continue to have protein to consume during a SHTF disaster does not require any expensive equipment, or even a dehydrator. Drying meat for long-term preservation involves decreasing the amount of water or moisture in the meat to prevent the growth of …

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DIY Laundry Detergent Step By Step

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Make your own laundry soap to ensure your do not carry or transfer germs and other contaminants on your clothing during a long-term disaster and to save a pretty substantial amount of money you can use to stockpile other essential preps in the process. DIY laundry soap is just that, …

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6 DIY Emergency Candles You Should Try

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Stockpiling candles in preparation for a SHTF disaster can be easier and cheaper than you may think. We do not need attractive and fragrant candles during a blackout, we merely need something that will brightly and safely light our path. Emergency candles can be used not only for light, but …

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7 Easy DIY Survival Indoor Greenhouses

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You don’t need enough space for a full-size greenhouse to kick start a growing your own groceries plan. Even if you are an urban prepper or a suburban survivalist, you have enough space to get seeds started indoors to develop plants to cultivate crops outdoors (or continue growing indoors) in …

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The Best Off-Grid Homes for Preppers

Off Grid Homes for Preppers

Designing and building an off grid house for a survival retreat is an exciting endeavor, but one that can be full stress, confusion, and governmental red tape. Off the grid homes, contrary to popular belief, can be built anywhere and be as large as your budget will allow. Only a …

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