Category Archives: DIY Projects

  • David Adams Jun 3, 2017

    Outdoor Survival Hack: Make A DIY Compass In the Wild

    Outdoor Survival Hack:  Make A DIY Compass In the Wild

    Food, water, and shelter are important during a survival situation, but today I want to talk about how to make a DIY compass. Why? Because there are tons of emergency scenarios where having a compass to navigate with can help save your life. Just last month there was a hiker in Montana who “took a… Read More

  • David Adams May 22, 2017

    Build a DIY Greenhouse for Dirt Cheap

    Build a DIY Greenhouse for Dirt Cheap

    If you’re looking for a sustainable way to stockpile fresh fruits and vegetables without spending tons of cash, then consider building a DIY greenhouse. Don’t get me wrong; I think every prepper should have canned and freeze-dried food supplies available for short-term emergencies. But you’ll need a reliable food source to turn to when these… Read More

  • David Adams Apr 19, 2017

    Survival Hot Tub – How to DIY

    Survival Hot Tub – How to DIY

    Would you like to relax in a hot tub after a long day of hard work? Soaking in a hot tub seems like one of the many things you’d have to go without in a SHTF situation, but it’s actually pretty simple to build your survival hot tub. You see, while researching a recent article… Read More

  • David Adams Apr 7, 2017

    How To Make Penicillin and Other Natural Antibiotics

    How To Make Penicillin and Other Natural Antibiotics

    Many preppers know about fish antibiotics, but there are plenty of natural antibiotics you can make or grow yourself. And yes, it’s true that your doctor can (and will) prescribe antibiotics if you ever get an infection, but there are two problems with relying on drug-based antibiotics. Number one, they’ll be hard to come by… Read More

  • David Adams Mar 31, 2017

    7 Trees Preppers Should Include in Their Survival Garden

    7 Trees Preppers Should Include in Their Survival Garden

    When planning out a survival garden, it’s important to think about the kinds of trees you want on your property and how they can come in handy when SHTF. Certain trees can provide food, fuel, shelter, and even medicine for you and your family during an emergency. And even if you don’t intend to grow… Read More

  • David Adams Mar 30, 2017

    Why the Marine Skivvy Roll Is the Ultimate Survival Hack

    Why the Marine Skivvy Roll Is the Ultimate Survival Hack

    The Marine skivvy roll pack is the perfect way to travel efficiently while making sure you have all your essential clothing items. If you’re unfamiliar with the term, the skivvy roll is a method for packing a shirt, underwear, and a pair of socks into a compact, pill-shaped bundle. Finding ways to use space efficiently… Read More

  • David Adams Mar 27, 2017

    How Preppers Can Harvest Rainwater for Survival

    How Preppers Can Harvest Rainwater for Survival

    If SHTF and your water supply runs dry, knowing how to harvest rainwater can be an invaluable skill. According to the EPA, the average US citizen uses almost 100 gallons of water per day. Even in a survival situation, each person in your household would still need about 2-4 gallons a day for drinking and… Read More

  • David Adams Mar 9, 2017

    Grow 100 Pounds of Potatoes In Your Survival Garden with the Potato Tower Method

    Grow 100 Pounds of Potatoes In Your Survival Garden with the Potato Tower Method

    We’ve recently talked about a few different tactics for obtaining food when SHTF and today’s article is going to focus on the “potato tower” method. With this method, anyone can easily grow a lot of potatoes in about 4 square feet of space.  This method can be used both indoors and outside, so you can… Read More

  • David Adams Feb 27, 2017

    8 Easy Uses For Bungee Cords In A Survival Situation

    8 Easy Uses For Bungee Cords In A Survival Situation

    Bungee cords have been around for a long time. Back during World War I, uses for bungee cords included adding extra suspension to aircraft and helping paratroopers land safely. Today, most people keep a few bungee cords in their garage to help secure items to their car. It’s possible you may have some in your… Read More