Category Archive: Shelter

How to Build a Badass Hidden Root Cellar / Storm Shelter

How to Build a Badass Hidden Root Cellar / Storm Shelter We all know that a root cellar is a great place to store your food and root vegetables. The temperature is always cool and dark and the humidity is always dry (if you built it right). Well, I have a little treat for you. …

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14+ Awesome DIY Garden Sheds Plans

14+ Awesome DIY Garden Sheds Plans I think with 14+ awesome DIY garden sheds to choose from you will be a busy bee this spring/summer. If you have been following me for a while now, you should know I too constructed an 8 x 10 x 8 shed or as I like to say my “man …

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How To Build a Debris Hut

How To Build a Debris Hut This shelter is one of the simplest and most versatile. It is made of sticks and branches, covered with leaves and other debris materials, hence the name. The debris shelter has saved a lot of people from death, it is one of the best survival shelters there is. You …

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Free DIY Full Plans For A Cottage Wood Cabin

Free DIY Full Plans For A Cottage Wood Cabin This is an awesome little cabin that any one can build, either for a bug out hideaway or just a guest cabin on your grounds. What ever you want to use this cabin for, it will be pretty awesome to build as a DIY project.  The …

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Convert a Used Grain Bin to a New House

Convert a Used Grain Bin to a New House I’m pretty sure this could work for my family and I. From a distance they will look like a regular old grain bin and because of that if SHTF people may just move on by. As a regular tiny house this would work really well too. The …

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30 Free DIY Cabin Plans

30 Free DIY Cabin Plans Download 30 FREE DIY cabin plans and have your dream get away location built in no time. Free plans are always a good find. So I am sharing them with you all today. Remember building a cabin or tiny house doesn’t have to cost you a ton of money. Be sensible …

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DIY Scalable Solar Power System – On a Budget

DIY Scalable Solar Power System – On a Budget Get a DIY scalable solar power system on a budget…. I recently discovered a website that has lots of great info, I have spent a few days now looking at articles and hand picking awesome tutorials and great info we all, including for my own use. …

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How To Build A Cheap Portable Home (Yurt) For SHTF

How To Build A Cheap Portable Home (Yurt) For SHTF This article will show you how to build a cheap and portable home for any emergency. This project is awesome and could quite literally save your family’s lives. Building a “yurt” is really easy to do and is a strong structure once built. This design …

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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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Passive and Active House Cooling 101

Passive and Active House Cooling 101 Passive and Active House Cooling can save you lots of money over a year, AC is expensive and some of us still have no access or can’t afford to run it in the hot summer months! This is a great topic that we preparedness folk tend not to cover …

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