Category: Fire

How To Build A Finnish Gap Fire For All Night Warmth

How To Build A Finnish Gap Fire For All Night Warmth - These fires are great when you’re sleeping outdoors in a lean-to shelter or under the tree canopy in very cold or arctic conditions. They burn all night, keeping you warm and are awesome to watch!

Choosing the right firewood in a survival situation is so important. It’s a skill that many preppers don’t take seriously. Fire is everything in survival. You cannot forget all the things that you need that fire provides. The most important …

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How and Why To Build A Rocket Stove 6 Different Plans

How To Build A Rocket Stove. 6 Different Plans — See how you can build the most economical cooking vessel available to date! 6 different ways!

Off-grid cooking methods abound. There are a lot more ways to heat and cook food besides simply having a gas or electric stove.  Maybe the most popular is the rocket stove.  What is a Rocket Stove A rocket stove uses …

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How to Make a ‘Poor Man’s’ Hot Tub

How to Make a ‘Poor Man’s Hot Tub — Ok, this is just cool. This project "How to Make a ‘Poor Man’s Hot Tub" is just right up my street. If you have the back yard to do this why not put it on your bucket list.

How to Make a ‘Poor Man’s’ Hot Tub Ok, this is just cool. This project “How to Make a ‘Poor Man’s Hot Tub” is just right up my street. If you have the back yard to do this why not …

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Cooking Outdoors Like a Pro

How To Make A Horno Oven — This is a great multi purpose oven, if you are camping, hiking or just surviving this Horno oven or in simple terms, a brick or stone and mud oven could cook your food, boil water so you can drink it and keep your shelter warm long after the flames go out.

  Plan on cooking outdoors. If you are going to have an outdoor adventure you should plan on having a few good meals. There is no reason to rough it and eat acorns these days. There are great technologies that …

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DIY Self-Pressurizing, Chimney-Type Alcohol Stove

DIY Self-Pressurizing, Chimney-Type Alcohol Stove — If you want one of the most efficient survival cooking stoves known to man, you are at the right place... Don't spend a fortune on the big heavy propane stoves when you can make a self-pressurizing, chimney stove for cheap. This is a great project for anyone to try out.

DIY Self-Pressurizing, Chimney-Type Alcohol Stove If you want one of the most efficient survival cooking stoves known to man, you are at the right place… Don’t spend a fortune on the big heavy propane stoves when you can make a …

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

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 camp fire to do the "dirt" work for you. This method has been used for thousands of years and its a skill many of us do not know or forgot.

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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Survival Skills: How to Build and Cook in a Steam Pit

How To Build And Cook In A Steam Pit — Building a steam pit is hard work, so I am told. I personally have not made one, but it is worth all the trouble of building it. This traditional method of cooking works extremely well and you can cook a whole meal in one pit.

How To Build And Cook In A Steam Pit Building a steam pit is hard work, so I am told. I personally have not made one, but it is worth all the trouble of building it. This traditional method of …

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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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30 Uses For Wood Ash You Probably Never Thought Of

Did you know that when you have finished burning wood in your fireplace, you can save the ash? There are uses for wood ash you probably didn’t know about and we’re going to take some time to go over them …

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How To Start a Fire After It Has Rained

How To Start a Fire After It Has Rained - While it may seem very difficult to get a fire started after it's rained, if you don't live in an incredibly humid place, learning the skill of getting a fire running while conditions are still pretty wet is actually not too bad.

How To Start a Fire After It Has Rained While it may seem very difficult to get a fire started after it’s rained, if you don’t live in an incredibly humid place, learning the skill of getting a fire running …

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