SHTFPreparedness may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page.
There are a lot of fire starters out there, but these are cool and can have them as a decoration in the house if nothing else, until you need them. This DIY project is creative and practically free. These dipped pinecones are so easy that this can be a really fun project with your kids, too!
Usually pine cones are everywhere. Just take a trip out to the country and you will find millions of them (actually come to my house, we have hundreds laying on the grass). They burn well and are often already dry. Check out how to make some kick-ass fire starters for a few dollars.
Bonus: Root Cellar That Can Be Used as a Bunker
Do you remember the old root cellars our great-grandparents used to have? In fact, they probably built it themselves, right in their back yard.
If you want to learn how to build a backyard bunker like your grandparents had, without breaking the bank, then you need 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 reveal how a veteran, with only $421, built a small nuclear bunker in his backyard.
- America's Natural Nuclear Bunkers: Find the Closest One to Your Home
- 56 Items to Stockpile in Your Easy Cellar