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The winter is a great time to really take a look at what you are doing with your preparedness level. How you use your time can really reflect on how you start your year. There are beneficial things to do with the coldest season and then there are a time killing efforts that get you nowhere fast.
One of the biggest benefits of keeping the prepper wheels spinning through the winter is being able to roll right into the spring season. It can be tough to get out of the hermit lifestyle, so easily led in the winter, to outside and planning for a garden.
We are going to look at three types of DIY projects that will satisfy the prepper and the survivor within you. These will range from storage to actual gear that you can use in the next disaster that occurs. You have more power than you think in the winter.
Paracord is about the most powerful DIY ingredient for creating awesome survival gear projects. You will find a number of projects from bracelets to survival “grenades” that can be braided up and made at home.
A very cool little piece of survival gear is the false container. You can use a number of containers to create a hidden storage container that could house everything from ammunition to cash. These are also great little gifts for the survivalist or prepper in your life.
DIY Rocket Stove
You can make a rocket stove from all kinds of things. Some of the best are those that come from the modified ammo can. These generate some serious heat on very little fuel.
There are many other great DIY projects and prepping hobbies out there but you have to make the commitment to buy in and dedicate your time to them. Spend your winter the right way.
Bonus: Root Cellar That Can Be Used as a Bunker
If you can't afford the box culvert option you can look into is building a backyard root cellar that can be used as a bunker.
If you want to learn how to build a backyard bunker like your grandparents had, without breaking the bank, then check out Easy Cellar.
Easy Cellar will show you:
- How to choose the ideal site
- Cost-effective building methods
- How to protect your bunker from nuclear blast and fallout
- How to conceal your bunker
- Affordable basic life support options
Easy Cellar will also show you how a veteran, with only $421, built a small nuclear bunker in his backyard.