How to Make Sauerkraut

Learn how to make probiotic rich sauerkraut at home using only 2 ingredients! You will need four to five pounds of thinly sliced cabbage and two table spoons of quality sea salt. You can also use a mandolin to slice the cabbage. It is important to put a hand guard on for safety. Using your …

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DIY Ham Radio Power Supply for SHTF

The DIY Ham Radio Power Supply for SHTF is basically a backup communication system. In another words, you can call it a portable radio system for communication. There are certain items to consider when planning a setup of the DIY Ham Radio Power Supply for SHTF unit. This can be found in the likes of …

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How To Setup A Hopi Bird Snare

The beauty of a Hopi bird snare, just like in most other things, lies in their simplicity. Hopi snares are extremely effective when it comes to trapping small prey, mostly birds. The basic working mechanism of the Hopi bird snare is a slipknot meant to trap animal by snaring their feet. Given its effectiveness in …

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Apache Foot Trap (A Survival Trap)

The trap starts at 9:25. Attention: This should never be used for anything other than during a survival situation. Always trap responsibly. Clearly mark traps so humans will know they are there and to beware. You are responsible for your own actions…not me. Use common sense and do not harm your fellow humans or unintentional animals.

How to Make a Paracord Fishing Lure

A quick tip on making a paracord fishing lure. Keep a couple fish hooks in your survival pack and this could help save your life, or just a fun project with the kids. * Supplies Needed For Lure: – 550 Paracord (3″ per lure, any color) – 1 Fish Hook (size 6-8 preferable) – Scissors …

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How to Pickle Veggies

Pickling Dos and Don’ts • Don’t be lured by “European-style” canning jar marketing — these options will only make the process more difficult and expensive. • Don’t buy new cookware if your jars are too big for your largest pot; buy new jars instead. Jars are far less expensive and come in 8-ounce and 16-ounce …

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Make a $4 Emergency Biomass Stove From Concrete Blocks

     In the aftermath of a disaster, purifying drinking water will be a priority. The quickest, safest method could be boiling. This biomass stove only requires four concrete blocks, a tin can with both ends cut out and a gas stove eyelet top. The completed stove is sturdy enough to hold a several-gallon container of …

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Making a Family Emergency Plan

Your family may not be together if a disaster strikes, so it is important to think about the following situations and plan just in case. Consider the following questions when making a plan: How will my family/household get emergency alerts and warnings? How will my family/household get to safe locations for relevant emergencies? How will my …

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DIY Tandoor Oven – Very Cheap

These kinds of ovens are used throughout the Middle East, India, Pakistan, and even parts of Central Asia and China. They can be large, permanent structures ensconced in a kitchen or outdoor area, or they can be smaller, portable ovens that can be carried from place to place. Based on Nick Collins’ flower-pot tandoor; this …

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DIY Truck Tent

An easy truck tent for the back of a Ford ranger, using pvc and a tarp…  

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