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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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MacGyver-Style Camping Hacks

MacGyver-Style Camping Hacks Ah, good old MacGyver strikes again. He was famous for troubleshooting and coming up with solutions to problems with everyday things. One of his famous quotes is “If you had some duct tape, I could fix that” With that in mind I found a great collection of camping hacks that could make …

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Homemade Apple Cider Recipes To Die For

Homemade Apple Cider Recipes To Die For Fall is upon us and I am so thankful it is. I have to say that Fall is my favorite season because of all the wonderful colors, the cool crisp air and of course… Apple cider. My grandma made the best apple cider from an old English recipe. …

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How To Air Seal Your Attic For Energy Savings

How To Air Seal Your Attic For Energy Savings One of the biggest threats to comfort and energy efficiency is air escaping from your house into your unconditioned attic. Luckily, a leaky attic can often be the easiest and cheapest place to make energy-saving improvements. Winter is forecast to be a cold one this year, …

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DIY Swing Fire Pit

DIY Swing Fire Pit The hot evenings are slowly subsiding into nice, enjoyable fall temperature so you know what that means right? Fire pit time. You can just spend 100 bucks or so on a boring ready made metal fire pit or you can spend just a little more and have the beast of all …

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Build A DIY $40 Generator From A Lawnmower

Build A DIY $40 Generator From A Lawnmower I did a post very similar to this a year ago but the tutorial wasn’t as good as this one. The summer is pretty much winding down down now and that means your lawnmower could need replacing after a long summer of cutting grass. Don’t throw it …

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14 Off-Grid Projects to Cut Your Energy and Water Usage

14 Off-Grid Projects to Cut Your Energy and Water Usage Living off-grid is pretty much every preppers dream. I know it has been my dream for ever and having the ability to not rely on the government or big corporations for power, food and water is just around the corner for everyone if they put …

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45 Survival/SHTF Tips

45 Survival/SHTF Tips If you look long enough you will find millions and millions of hacks, tips and advice to help you with every situation known to man. Well, this article is no exception. SHTFDAD shows us 45 survival/shtf tips that we all can learn even if we are seasoned survivalists. I have recently started …

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41 Creative DIY Hacks To Improve Your Home

41 Creative DIY Hacks To Improve Your Home If you have been following us for a while you will know we like life hacks, especially DIY hacks. Hacks are just amazing if you want to save money when doing DIY projects and in an emergency up-cycling items will help you in everyday life. In the article …

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DIY Temporary, Affordable, All-Season, Comfortable Dwelling

DIY Temporary, Affordable, All-Season, Comfortable Dwelling I am sure you can tell by the picture what this article is all about. I read it and at first I thought , meh, screw that, but then I read further and read the comments and people were loving this idea so I researched it further and yeah, …

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