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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Foods That Should Not be Canned

Foods That Should Not be Canned Canning is a great way to preserve food for years and years… up to 10 years if done correctly. The trouble with canning is you can seriously get ill  if you do it incorrectly. Botulism is one of the scariest things I can think of when canning.  Botulism is a …

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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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Old School Fly Control That Works

Old School Fly Control That Works I am not sure if it is just a problem this year but the flies have been on the apocalyptic scale around my house. I can’t seem to get rid of them no matter what I spray or how many sticky fly traps I hang up. I was at …

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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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The 4 Golden Rules of Cast-Iron Cooking

The 4 Golden Rules of Cast-Iron Cooking The 4 Golden Rules Of Cast Iron Cooking – With these 4 simple tips you’ll be able to make your cast iron pans last a life time. Taking good care of your pans couldn’t be any easier and you’ll already have everything you need. A lot of people …

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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 Eat Wild Game Safely

How To Eat Wild Game Safely If SHTF you will run out of food one day, after that day happens you will need to catch your own food, or scavenge from dead carcass. You may shun it and say “never” but you will, when you are starving. There are always a few factors to take …

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