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How to Create Your Own Energy Stockpile

Let’s face facts. Technology is not everybody’s cup of tea and is somewhat intimidating to some of us. Emergency preparedness is a hobby to many of us, meaning that this is not how most of…


DIY Project: How To Build A Wood Pallet Trellis Planter

Learn how to grow food indoors in winter and overwinter perennial vegetables such as peppers, tomatoes, aubergines and chillies with this trellis planter made from re-purposed pallet wood. It’s so sad that in a cold climates we…


DIY Useful Stuff: 7 Easy Fire Starter Ideas

Fire starter projects are a prepper’s best friend, don’t you think? I mean, being able to start a fire in case of an emergency could save your skin from cold and your stomach from hunger….


5 Easy Ways to Make an DIY Candle

Candles can be pretty expensive, which is why most of you probably resort to flashlights during a power outage. But when your batteries run out, you’re out of luck, unless you know one of these…


DIY Project: How to Build a Soda Can Heater

It won’t heat your whole house, but it will do a pretty good job keeping your garage, greenhouse, or other small area warm.This is a perfect DIY project for anyone who wants to save a…


15 Things To DIY In Order To Save Money

If there’s one thing that we learn as we start down the path of independence, it’s that we pay WAY too much for everything. Once I started doing things for myself and trying to find…


DIY Projects: 8 Items to Produce at Home

Sometimes disasters are unpredictable. When they strike, it is usually the unprepared that fare the worst. Even after the disaster has passed, most people still continue to grapple with the effects. Some communities are located…


DIY Project: How To Build An Outhouse

What can be said with certainty about our modern society is that we’re a culture based on waste. We waste everything: food, water, energy; everything goes to waste, including our own time. Fugit irreparabile tempus…an…


Easy DIY Project: How to Build a Coat Rack with Shelf

Sometimes, the most rewarding home projects can be the small pieces that affect everyday life. Coat hooks might not be the sexiest project, but come winter you’ll be getting use out of them daily. Ben Schmanke makes…