Category: Fire

How To Make The Mini Metal Foundry

How To Make The Mini Metal Foundry — I have been sharing great DIY articles for years now so I thought I had pretty much seen all there is in regards to DIY projects but boy was I wrong! This DIY mini foundry project is easy and cheap to make and best of all, you can cast your own aluminum from old soda cans.

How To Make The Mini Metal Foundry I have been sharing great DIY articles for years now so I thought I had pretty much seen all there is in regards to DIY projects but boy was I wrong! This DIY …

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Is Firewood a Part of Your Emergency Preparedness?

Is Firewood a Part of Your Emergency Preparedness? Fuel is critical to survival. Even if you have a modern home with insulation you will still be cold in without something generating heat. This is true in most winter climates of …

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How To Make A Survival Fire Bed

How To Make A Survival Fire Bed

How To Make A Survival Fire Bed This is a really good way to survive a night when you know it’s going to get real cold and you have no shelter. Knowing how to make a fire bed can save …

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How To Clean Your Cooking Gear with Wood Ashes The Right Way

9 Ways You Can Light Up Your Home When The Power Is Out - This article is all about lighting up the home when the power is out. You will find some very interesting ways of keeping things well lit in a crisis. I am a particular fan of renewable light sources. Always watching tech and always learning is a huge part of being a prepper.

How To Clean Your Cooking Gear with Wood Ashes The Right Way If you are camping or bugging out and you have no soap to clean your cooking gear, do not fret , you can use the ashes from your …

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How to Start a Campfire: A Basic Survival Skill

  Fire starting is obviously an important survival skill. Some of us that live in suburban or urban areas and don’t have the opportunity to go camping as often as we would like, and don’t get enough practice with the …

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Winter Camping and Backpacking Guide

Winter Camping and Backpacking Guide — Backpacking and camping in the winter can make for some beautiful scenery and challenging hiking. While it can be a great adventure, more preparation is necessary when the weather isn’t so forgiving.

Winter Camping and Backpacking Guide Backpacking and camping in the winter can make for some beautiful scenery and challenging hiking.  While it can be a great adventure, more preparation is necessary when the weather isn’t so forgiving.  Thrifty Outdoors Man …

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How to Make Fire With a Lemon – Fact or Fiction?

How to Make Fire With a Lemon - Fact or Fiction? - When SHTF, sometimes we need to get creative. While you may not have all of these items on hand, I just wanted to show you what you can do with items you may be able to scavenge and a little ingenuity (MacGyver anyone?). Ok, so after watching this video, you may not be running to the store to stock up on lemons, but I thought it was an interesting one.

When SHTF, sometimes we need to get creative and make fire with a lemon! Have you seen the viral video going around that shows someone starting a fire with a lemon? We have the video for you below so you …

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Soda Can Stove

Soda Can Stove -- There are tons of great DIY projects that you can dive into. I like this stove because it is a dual purpose item. Though you may think that something of this size that is often referred to as an alcohol stove is just for preppers you would be mistaken.

Soda Can Stove Images: Instrauctable.com; by mrwonton in survival There are tons of great DIY projects that you can dive into. I like this stove because it is a dual purpose item. Though you may think that something of this size that is often …

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15 Unique Ways to Start a Fire

15 Unique Ways to Start a Fire - Simple. You slowly grind your lighter against a smooth patch of concrete until you accumulate a pile of dust from the flint stick in the lighter. Then you combine that with some tinder, use the lighter to throw a spark at it, and it should easily catch fire.

15 Unique Ways to Start a Fire Imagine you’re lost in an abandoned city after the end of the world as we know it. The sun is going down and the air is getting cold, but your one and only …

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Make a One Log Fire at your Campsite

How To Make A One Log Rocket Stove - This is a good twist to a Swedish candle and once its been used as a rocket stove to many times you can just use the whole log to place on the fire.

There are many ways to handle fire at your campsite. Many people only know the basics of fire making. They have no idea just how diverse it can be.  Dakota Fire Holes Fires Designed to Burn All Night Upside Down …

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