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Build This Cozy Cabin For Under $4000

Build This Cozy Cabin For Under $4000 I think it is safe to say we all could use a cabin in our life. The trouble is they can cost as much as a house. That for me is the biggest reason I do not own one. I can hardly afford the house I live in …

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How To Make Whiskey

How To Make Whiskey (Step by Step) Who doesn’t like a shot of whiskey on a cold night? I love it. My granddad has been taking a shot of whiskey every night before bed for over 50 years and he swears it keep him healthy. I did a post on how to make watermelon moonshine …

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How to Make Watermelon Moonshine

How to Make Watermelon Moonshine (Step By Step With Pictures) I have never made moonshine before but after seeing this watermelon recipe I think I will give it a go. I love watermelon, it is so refreshing and tasty. In the old days of america people used to make moonshine because alcohol was taxed a …

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How To Make A Solar ICE Maker

How To Make A Solar ICE Maker In the unlikely event of a power outage wouldn’t it be great to relax and stay cool, knowing you have other options? I found a great website that shows us a simple solar-powered ice maker setup that will let you keep food and drinks chilled with ice, even …

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How To Build An Earthbag Root Cellar For Cheap

How To Build An Earthbag Root Cellar For Cheap Root cellars are just fantastic. They were essentially the first refrigerators built. They can keep your fruit and vegetables good all year round by keeping your food 40 degrees lower than the summer temperature outside and in winter the root cellar will keep the food just …

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30 Uses For Old Socks

30 Uses For Old Socks You read it right, 30 uses for old socks! Well, how do I begin. Socks are one of the most thrown away clothing items a human owns. They get ripped, torn, moth bitten, you name it, it happens to socks! What you normally would do is throw them away right? …

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The DIY Survival Fishing Kit

The DIY Survival Fishing Kit Having food stockpiled is obviously the best method of ensuring you have food in an emergency situation. Have you thought about what would you do if you got stranded away from your home or your home is destroyed? I know I have and being a city man and not being …

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10k DIY Off Grid Solar Tiny House

10k DIY Off Grid Solar Tiny House Have you been looking into building your own off the grid tiny house / cabin? The very process can be a daunting and confusing time. I found a 185 sq. ft. off-grid solar tiny house design that is said can be built for under 10k. Jonathan Marcoux’s squared …

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How To Make A Simple Beehive

How To Make A Simple Beehive Having bees is an awesome way to help the species survive. In the wild they will most likely perish because of all the chemicals and crap farmers and people are using now. This simple beehive is easy to build and best of all, cheap to build. In fact, if …

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70+ Preparedness Gardening Projects

70+ Preparedness Gardening Projects Gardening has and always will be an important preparedness tool in aiding us towards self sufficiency and survival. With out it we wouldn’t last log in a SHTF situation. Having food stockpiled is great and will keep you fed but what would you do if the emergency you were in didn’t …

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Make a DIY Rainwater Catchment System

Make a DIY Rainwater Catchment System Having a source of water when SHTF is so important and it makes me sad that certain states and countries around the world are not allowed to save rain water. There are many articles and tutorials on how to make rain barrels systems and even gutter-less systems (which are …

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Top 10 Jerry-Rigged Projects for Preppers

Top 10 Jerry-Rigged Projects for Preppers Have you ever imagined what it would be like to be Macgyver for a day?  Well you can with these 10 awesome Jerry-rigged projects for preppers! Remember Macgyver was able to fix anything with anything and make things out of ordinary household and natural things. When it comes to survival, these …

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7 Easy DIY Plumbing Repairs You Need to Know

7 Easy DIY Plumbing Repairs You Need to Know Knowing how to fix your pipes is great knowledge for emergency situations. Would you know how to unfreeze your pipes in the winter? What if you power went out and you had no way to heat them? Over at shtfdad.com they have 7 easy DIY pluming …

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5 DIY Off-Grid Projects For This Summer

5 DIY Off-Grid Projects For This Summer We are deep into summer so if you are looking to use this time of beautiful weather to get some off-grid projects done now is the time. Becoming less reliant on the grid is beneficial to you and your bank account. The most obvious project to get you …

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How To Make A Trash Can Cooler

How To Make A Trash Can Cooler It’s the height of summer and if you haven’t already noticed you soon will that your electricity bill is getting higher and higher. This is because you have the A/C on pretty much all the time. I have posted projects like this in the past like How to Build …

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