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I came across a lot of new and interesting projects, but none as awesome as this one I am sharing with you all today.
Because I live on a small homestead, I understand the value of reusing things. It is the way we roll. I have 30 or so blue 55-gallon drums in my pole barn that are just sitting there. I was originally going to use them for rain storage but I do not need 30 rain barrels around my property.
Check out these awesome, fun projects that turn regular boring 55-gallon drums into awe-inspiring feats of your imagination. One of my favorites is the DIY beehive. I have wanted bees for so long but never really had the money to buy a hive. Now I can make one.
Bonus: How to Make Pemmican, the Original Survival Food
Invented by the natives of North America pemmican was used by Indian scouts as well as early western explorers.
Native Americans spent a great deal of time on the go and depended on having portable, high-energy, highly nutritious, and filling foods that would last for long periods of time without refrigeration.
Pemmican is a portable, long-lasting, high-energy food. It's made of lean, dried meat that's crushed into powder and mixed with hot, rendered fat. This makes it one of the ultimate foods to have stockpiled for when SHTF or disaster strikes.
People really should avert their gaze from the modern survival thinking for just a bit and also look at how folks 150 years ago did it.
These guys were the last generation to practice basic things, for a living, that we call "survival skills" now.