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Having spent time (8 years) teaching woodworking, drafting, metal work, and leatherwork; I thought that I might have some advice on what tools one might gather in the event of the SHTF. Perhaps the first question might be “electric vs. hand powered” tools. The obvious answer is both as there is likely to be few services available and what are will be able to charge “whatever’ the market will bear. Being able to fix and construct projects makes you more valuable as a barterer or to a community of preppers. Read the full, interesting article below:
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.