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DIY Projects: How to Build a Cedar Smokehouse

Do you like smoked meat? Smoking offers a lot of advantages. Not only do you get great tasting food, the smoking acts as a natural preservative. You’ll know that what you serve to your family and…


Tips For Home Canning Sweet Foods

Who doesn’t love jams, jellies, pickled beets and other sweet goodies, especially if they’re homemade? As homesteaders and preppers, we’re all about storing our own foods. Different types of foods require different techniques. Home canning…


DIY Portable Wind Generator with Automatic Furling

I’ve just designed and built a practical, portable 12 Volt 17 Watt wind generator that is ideal (and appropriate) for setting up in campgrounds, parks, Earth Day exhibitions, research stations, and third world homesteads. On…


7 Survival Life Hacks That Will Actually Help You

Being human dictates that we need to adapt, survival being the key to our existence which is why this really compact video of 7 survival life hacks can actually be extremely helpful to you. Whether…



Top 3 Alternative Energy Home Projects

With rising inflation and increasing prices on all utilities, it’s no wonder that many Americans today are looking for ways to cut costs wherever they can. In addition to being a great alternative for those…


4 DIY Outdoor Projects For Your Back Yard

I love interior decorating, but I have to admit that lately, my mind wanders towards outdoor projects more than indoor projects. Here are just a handful of the things I have planned for my own…



DIY Geodesic Dome Greenhouse

Geodesic Domes are awesome.  This Instructable will show you how I built a 20′ dome for about $250, with the majority of that cost being the greenhouse plastic ($167 with shipping.)  That’s right, the structure…