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Waterproofing Matches 101 – How to Do It and Save Tons of Money

Waterproofing Matches 101 – How to Do It and Save Tons of Money One way to start a fire in the wild is to use matches. In fact, when most people think about survival fire starting, matches are one of the first things that come to mind. While there’s nothing wrong with matches, they do …

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How to Build a Coracle – One Person Boat

How to Build a Coracle – One Person Boat   This would be a handy skill to learn in a SHTF situation. If there were no boats around and you needed to get across a river or use the river as a highway this would be a great solution. Coracles are adaptable and can be …

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How and Why You Need To Make The Uber Match

How and Why You Need To Make The Uber Match Spend 10 minutes making a few of these Uber badass matches and never worry about starting a fire again! These serve as a source of ignition and a fire starter/kindle all in one. This project is really easy and really cheap. Stop spending 5 or …

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Build This Cozy Cabin For $6000

Build This Cozy Cabin For Under $6000 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 Survive a Personal Economic Collapse

How to Survive a Personal Economic Collapse Despite the lack of fanfare in the media, for many North Americans, the economic collapse is here. In homes across the country, the struggle to survive has already begun. And it isn’t what you think. This isn’t relegated to only lower income neighborhoods.  As an article from a …

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How To Build Your Own Pergola (and Save Thousands!)

How To Build Your Own Pergola (and Save Thousands!)  A pergola will barely protect you from the sun and will provide zero protection from rain, wind or snow. So, why build it? Because a pergola adds a unique and beautiful element to your garden and it’s just the thing to bring your back yard landscaping to life. Consider …

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How To Make An Arc Welder

How To Make An Arc Welder From A Microwave WARNING: Stick welding, and/or the modification of a Microwave Oven Transformer (M.O.T), can be very dangerous and presents risks of UV radiation, shock hazards, burns, fires, fumes and a multitude of other risks.  This project should not be attempted without a thorough understanding of electricity, adult …

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10 Water Conserving Tips You Can Use Right Now

10 Water Conserving Tips You Can Use Right Now The world water crisis represents one of the most troubling public health issues in the world today. You wouldn’t know this if you live in an area where water is abundant, but this reality places the responsibility on you to conserve this precious resource. According to …

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How To Build A Preppers Pantry Bed

How To Build A Preppers Pantry Bed Food will be worth more than gold and silver if SHTF. So, knowing that, wouldn’t you think it be a wise move to hide some food in case looters and neighbors try and break into your house and take all of it? There are hidden pantry tutorials on …

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Food Storage With Buckets 101

Food Storage With Buckets 101 Something that anyone who is serious about getting food storage needs to think about, because if you’re investing your time and money into food, you want to make sure you’re storing it properly. I found this great article that gives you all the information you could ever need on storing food in buckets. This …

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