Category Archive: Prepping Skills

Choosing and Preparing the Best Wood for Log Cabins

Making a cabin in the woods generally involves the use of lumber that is sourced from the local area. Consequently, the structural framework of the cabin will be determined by the types of trees that are available. It’s important to think about how the wood you use can impact everything from strength to insulation and the …

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Simple DIY Heat and Ice Packs that Work

Heat or ice packs should be part of your basic collection of first aid supplies. You can either purchase commercial products or make your own with material that is usually readily-available. The important thing is to always have some on hand for when a strain, sprain or other injury occurs unexpectedly. Let’s look at a couple …

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How to Make a Glass That Predicts the Weather

Did you know that some of the most famous explorers used a very rudimentary tool to make generalized weather predictions? This storm glass was a popular option to other forms of early weather equipment due to its reliability and affordability. You can also make one out of some basic material and have the ability to get …

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The Little-Known Benefits Associated with Raising Quail

Quail are similar, yet different to chickens in a number of ways that may make raising them an attractive option for some.  They are smaller, lay eggs on a more frequent basis and require less hands-on management.  On the other hand they produce less in terms of food volume than their chicken counterparts.  Here are a …

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End a Fight in 3 Seconds | Krav Maga

Ending a fight efficiently with minimal engagement with the subject allowing for a rapid exit is ideal. In this Krav Maga video, Ryan Hoover breaks down the rear naked choke in a street fight scenario where violence is imminent. The idea is to rapidly shut down the carotid arteries restricting blood flow to the brain. If …

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Safe and Easy Homemade Flea Control Solutions

Fleas can drive people and pets absolutely crazy, and an infestation can spring up overnight with little or no warning.  Thousands of them can develop in a very short amount of time, and they can be so disruptive that it’s nearly impossible to spend more than a minute or two in an infested room before …

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SHTF Bread. No Yeast or Buttermilk Needed

This bread does not require yeast or buttermilk. It is super easy to make and tastes great!

How to Make Arrows for Under $2.00

How to make arrows on the cheap for prepping. How to make arrows on the cheap for prepping.

How To Make the Best Pickled Eggs in the World!

A step by step guide to making the best pickled eggs in the world.  

Adjusting to High Altitude Survival

  We all know that air gets thinner as altitude increases, and it’s important to allow the body to adapt to higher elevations. Annoying physiological changes to the development of serious medical conditions are possible, and people will react to living at high altitudes differently. Let’s take a look at some of the signs of altitude …

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