Category Archive: Fire

Survival Heat: Soapstone Warmers

A video bragging on the thermal properties of Soapstone and ways to use it to stay warm if the power goes out.

How To Make A Wood Gas Stove – Compact & Efficient!

How to make a wood gasifier stove. A highly efficient, compact, and portable wood burning stove that uses natural materials for it’s fuel source, eliminating the need to pack in extra fuel when hiking or backpacking. This tried and true design has many variations, and it’s capabilities can easily extend beyond a cheap and lightweight …

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How To Make A Swedish Fire Torch

The Swedish Fire Torch – Imagine a wood fire that is completely self-sustaining, burns an incredibly long time, and even features a built-in cooking surface… well this is it! This video demonstrates, step-by-step, just how easy it is to make a Swedish Fire Torch (or “Canadian Candle” as it is sometimes referred to). Also shown …

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Homemade TIN CAN Rocket Stove – Awesome Stove!

Homemade TIN CAN ROCKET STOVE. Simple DIY. No special tools required. Easy clear directions.This stove is great! Items needed: 3 metal cans, gravel/sand and/or dirt! that’s it. Only tools I used were a hacksaw, pliers and a drill. This is a powerful stove that is wind and rain resistant. You can cook full meals using …

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Tips to Get out of a Burning Building Alive

Fires claim thousands of lives every year, and many people die because they either became incapacitated or didn’t know how to escape. The good news is that there are some simple things that all of us can do in order to maximize our chances of escaping a burning building alive. Let’s take a look at a …

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DIY Waterproof Survival FIRE Kit for Bug Out Bags

Check out this NEW Waterproof, Survival Fire Kit – EDC – YOU Can Build and Take with You Anywhere! This Fire Kit has 3 Sources of Ignition and Tinder to keep you alive. Great for camping, hunting, survival, emergencies, bug out bags, get home bags and for including in other emergency or survival kits. Check it …

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How to Make Chimney-Jet Alcohol Stove

  Chimney stoves work by creating an updraft through the stove that feeds the flame with oxygen and by having the flame start inside the stove which causes it to really heat up and vaporize more fuel.  The simplest versions are singled walled while others are doubled walled.  The heat output can be adjusted by …

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4 Mistakes Preppers Make Early On

Prepping isn’t rocket science, and a lot of common sense goes a long way. But, for many who are new at the game, getting things just right can seem a bit confusing. How do you prepare for every possible eventuality? What steps can be taken to provide options when all hell breaks loose? These questions …

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How to Build a Fire Bed

Did you know that you can have your fire and sleep on it as well? Most people are content to sleep as close to a fire as possible in order to stay warm at night. However, we all know that this doesn’t always work as effectively as we would like. Parts of our bodies get really hot …

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How To Make Slow Burning Fuses

For this project I used items from around the house to create a pyrotechnic time-delay. Here’s how to make a simple form of a slow burning fuse, because when experimenting with homemade pyrotechnics, you don’t want to be too close if your composition explodes. WARNING: The maker of the video assumes no liability for use of …

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