Category: Shelter

Lots Of FREE Straw Bale House Plans

A Collection Of FREE Straw Bale House Plans — Straw bale houses are a cheaper option to normal constructed houses, this is a great way to save lots of money and have a great insulated house once its built.

Straw bale houses are a cheaper option to traditionally constructed houses. This is a great way to save lots of money and have a great insulated house once it’s built. You could even build a smaller one at a bug …

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How to Build Your SHTF Bathroom

How to Build Your SHTF Bathroom - Prepping your bathroom is not just important in the event of a catastrophic emergency. Whether you are moving into a new home, moving in with a significant other, or preparing for an emergency, taking the time to prep your bathroom for what is to come is important and fairly easy. Most of these things are probably already in your bathroom, but ensuring that they are stocked and ready for an emergency is essential to being prepared.

There are plenty of reasons to prepare your house for an emergency or life change. In case of a catastrophe like an earthquake, tornado, hurricane, a bad snowstorm, or a simple power outage or frozen pipes, there are a lot …

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Pursuit of the Homesteading Dream

Pursuit of the Homesteading Dream - If you’re looking for land to farm, start paying attention to vacant land near you. Most county registrar of deeds have land maps you can access for free that show you who the owners are. So as you’re driving your usual routes, start to take notes of vacant lots and land. Right down the addresses, then once you get a handful, start looking the up online, beginning with your local registrar’s office.

If you’re dreaming of homesteading but feel like that dream is too far away for you, take heart. There’s more than one way to achieve your dreams. There are lots of people with more land than they can use. Some …

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How To Make Survival Cement

How To Make Survival Cement - Survival cement has been used throughout history in countless ways. It is simple to make, the ingredients are easy to come by and it is one of the most durable resources available in a primitive situation.

OK, so you want to build something, and you want it to be more permanent than wood. Cement or concrete is what you need but of course, since the SHTF you can’t go to your local hardware store and by …

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A Collection Of Concrete, Cement Paste & Hypertufa Mix Formula Recipes

A Collection Of Concrete, Cement Paste & Hypertufa Mix Formula Recipes - These are a great collection of tried and true recipes that if followed should give you some amazing mixes to use.

Below are a variety of concrete, cement paste & hypertufa mix formulas (or recipes, as they are often referred to), that are intended for use in arts & crafts. I thought I would share this article with you because sometimes …

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Build an A-Frame Cabin

These instructions for this small A Frame mean much more than just a place to hang out. To some it means there is a sea change in their life.

The small house movement has taken off, I can’t tell you how many times I have been asked how to build an A-frame cabin! People are going crazy about these things. It’s about minimalism. For some, it could be a …

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30 Survival Tips From Les Stroud

30 Survival Tips From Les Stroud

Les Stroud is my all-time favorite survivalist, there is no one that even comes close. Take these 30 great tips from a real pro. I have looked up to Les Stroud for years, I do not like fake survival shows …

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DIY Wood Burning Sauna

DIY Wood Burning Sauna - I would even go as to search forums and online salvage websites for free wood to build the hut, even a good old pallet or two would work well.

I found a cool DIY project I think everyone would enjoy, pre and post SHTF. A DIY wood burning sauna. Cool right? This project will not cost you an arm or a leg or a gym membership either, you could …

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How To Build a Debris Hut

How To Build a Debris Hut - The debris shelter has saved a lot of people from death, it is one of the best survival shelters there is. You do not need any materials from the "man made world" in order to keep warm.

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 …

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How To Build DIY Survival Shelters To Survive Through The Night

How To Build DIY Survival Shelters To Survive Through The Night - This article is all about how to build DIY survival shelters and survive a night in the wild. Would you be able to make a viable shelter? Not only does it take methods it also takes practice. You have to commit to all of your skills. They will dissolve or never take root if you do not practice them.

While knowing how to build shelter from the woods around you is important and impressive, we have easy to pack materials that are more effective. The ability to build shelters with tools is incredibly important. A great tarp can be …

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