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Growing Mushrooms In A Laundry Basket

Growing Mushrooms In A Laundry Basket Grow mushrooms with a basket and some straw and have them literally coming out of your ears. Thought you might like to see a great way to grow mushrooms outdoors if you have a shady place that gets watered regularly… Great for an emergency food source or just save money at …

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How To Build An Amazing Chicken Coop

How To Build An Amazing Chicken Coop Backyard chicken coops continue to gain in popularity and I don’t see any signs of it slowing down. Chickens are great for the homesteader, or dare I say, even the weekend prepper and suburban survivalist, given the advantage of having a source of fresh eggs. But you must …

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1 Minute Wine Recipe

1 Minute Wine Recipe Ever wanted to try your hand at making wine? Most people who look into it get overwhelmed with all the different equipment needed. If that doesn’t turn them away, the complicated steps involved according to numerous wine making guides can leave the average person feeling like they need a degree just …

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7 Ways to Store Water Discreetly

7 Ways to Store Water Discreetly Water is the source of all life here on earth, if you don’t have any stored and you have no way of procuring any then I am sorry to say this folks, you will die. You can only go 3 days with out water in a survival situation. Less …

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Emergency Shelters: How to Make Yours Last

Emergency Shelters: How to Make Yours Last One of your top priorities when SHTF will be getting shelter. You could be in danger of dying within a few hours in severe weather conditions if you don’t have shelter to protect you from the elements. Ideally your sanctuary should be made to last to increase your chances of survival. The good …

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Easy DIY Pallet Shelving

Easy DIY Pallet Shelving One thing that people never seem to have enough of is shelf space. While store-bought units are generally flimsy or expensive, inexpensive strong high-capacity shelving can be built quite easily from common, cheap (often free) wood pallets. One can often obtain many pallets of the same dimensions just by offering to …

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Easy DIY Wood and Concrete Planter

Easy DIY Wood and Concrete Planter This planter has to be the best looking planter I have ever seen. The sharp lines and the contrast of the wood and concrete earn this a spot in my garden any day! Over at addicted2decorating.com they have a tutorial on how to make one. I checked it out and …

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How To Build A Cold Smoke Generator For Smoking Meats

How To Build A Cold Smoke Generator For Smoking Meats People have been smoking meats for generations, my granddad smoked meats all the time but that was the way back then. It is a lost art that is coming back thanks to people being more into homesteading and prepping. This projects is easy and cheap …

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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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How To Recharge (Single Use) Alkaline Batteries

How To Recharge (Single Use) Alkaline Batteries I recently learned that it was possible to not only to test old alkaline batteries to see if they are still usable. With the right type of charger you can bring dead batteries back to life and actually recharge alkaline batteries. To be quite honest, I was blown away. …

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