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20 Survival Uses for Pantyhose

20 Survival Uses for Pantyhose If you or your wife have been throwing away old pantyhose, stop right now. And if no one in your home uses pantyhose, you should definitely buy some. Pantyhose has all sorts of survival-related applications such as first aid, gardening, hunting, shelter construction, and even food storage. Because of this …

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Simple Solar DIY: Building a Fresnel Solar Cooker

Simple Solar DIY: Building a Fresnel Solar Cooker Solar is one of the best ways to cook if you lose power due to a storm, emergency, or even if the grid goes down. Even in the winter time! The problem is that unless you have a powerful system, it’s not very efficient, meaning you usually …

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Cold Frame Gardening

Cold Frame Gardening Cold frame gardening is a fantastic way to extend your growing season. In a post disaster world, knowing how to grow your own food will put you far ahead of the game and make you an invaluable addition to any survival group. By using a cold frame, you can grow more food …

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8 DIY Survival Projects Out Of Plastic Bottles

8 DIY Survival Projects Out Of Plastic Bottles Billions of plastics are being used yearly in the whole world. The plastic bottles are not only used as containers for soda. You can use plastics bottles in a lot of different ways for survival too. We have found a very nice article for you to take …

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How To Build An Emergency Gas Mask

How To Build An Emergency Gas Mask Gas masks are one of the must-have items for any prepper. Having a gas mask will make all the difference in certain emergency situations. A gas mask can save your life in the situations, where the chances of air getting polluted with lethal toxic gases are high. For …

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How To Build A Strong Pallet Workbench

How To Build A Strong Pallet Workbench Workbenches are great and you will love building and having one available. See how big you would want your workbench and then go from there. This work bench is a great way to get other projects going. (trust me, you will do way more DIY projects when you …

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How To Make A Simple 3 piece Plywood Canoe

How To Make A Simple 3 Piece Plywood Canoe I pride my self on getting the best information I can find on shtfpreparedness.com and I have to say this tutorial for the 3 piece flat bottom canoe is the best I have found ever! You can get other DIY tutorials on how to build a …

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How to Create a Portable Generator in your Car/Truck

How to Create a Portable Generator in your Car/Truck It might not seem probable that you would randomly get stranded in the middle of nowhere; however, if you think about it, no one ever truly expects these things to happen. They are random events in life – but you can be prepared for them. Becoming …

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How To Make Beeswax Candles

How To Make Beeswax Candles – Easy, Healthy and Affordable! I love burning candles. There is something so serene about the warm glow of the flame. They warm up the room, smell great and who doesn’t look more attractive in candle light? As we approach the winter months and the holiday season grows closer many …

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How to Build Plumbing Pipe Shelves

How to Build Plumbing Pipe Shelves Over the past 2 or so years I have shared a few shelving project articles, they all are great but I think this one has to be the best. These shelves are made from old plumbing pipes and because of that can hold a lot more weight than regular shelving. …

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