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…

How to Build a Faraday Cage at Home

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One of the biggest concerns many preppers have is the threat of an EMP or electromagnetic pulse, which would bring the electrical grid crashing down around us, leaving us in the dark and the dark ages. If you have ever read William Forstchen’s book One Second After, you’ll know why. …

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How to Make Homemade Diapers

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If you are prepping for your family and you have infants or toddlers still in diapers or think you might be adding to your family in the future, you are going to have to think of what your baby needs for survival. Prepping should include baby friendly foods, toys, clothing …

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How to Build a Log Cabin From Scratch

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The definition of a cabin is a small house usually built in a rural area. Traditional wooden cabins in the 1800s and 1900s were made from whole logs or split logs to give the traditional “log cabin” look. These days a wooden cabin may be built in your backyard for …

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How to Build a Root Cellar for Your Stockpile

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If you’re a prepper planning to have your own survival garden or food forest to sustain you following a SHTF event, then you will likely need a good way to store harvested food without refrigeration. Even if with solar or hydro powered refrigeration, you will have to use a smaller …

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Making a DIY Outhouse

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An outhouse is a small building, usually separate from the main house, that is used for privacy to cover a dry toilet (uses no water) or pit latrine. An outhouse is typically used in locations where water is limited, expensive, or even unavailable. These are more common now in third …

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14 Do It Yourself DIY Survival Gear Projects

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If you’re new to prepping, one thing to keep in mind is that there is a ton of gear and supplies out there that you can spend your money on, unless you learn how to make homemade survival gear. There are plenty of items that you can make yourself fairly inexpensively. …

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28 Survival Uses for Paper Clips

The ability to use everyday objects for practical uses other than what they were originally intended for is part of being a good prepper. Believe it or not, there are a lot of household items lying around can be transformed. Paper clips are one example of an office supply that …

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How to Dry Herbs for You

Believe it or not, learning how to dry herbs is one of the tasks you must cross off your list in becoming the ultimate prepper. Dried herbs can be used a variety of ways including as a first aid alternative, to treat illnesses and infections, to create tea as a …

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The Amazing Swedish Fire Torch

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The Swedish Fire Torch is a great addition to any base camp or bug-out area. The fire it generates feeds itself, and the contraption is easy to use and build. The technique has been used for many years in Scandinavian countries. For those who are unfamiliar, a Swedish Fire Torch …

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