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Though forging metal can be a highly dangerous thing and in a SHTF world injuries you could suffer may be life threatening. If you are not trained you may want to consider getting proficient today. That said, you are looking an at amazing way to transform scrap metal into usable materials. There is really no limit to the things you can make with a working forge. With the right tools this creation seems pretty easy to make.
What you will forge is another story altogether. If you think this would be a good addition to your SHTF plan I would suggest you begin reading and learning about the practice of forging metal today. Aluminum is a cheap and easy way to start. You can even use recycle soda and beer cans by forging them into various items.
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.