Survival DIY

Beyond the Bug Out Bag

Bug out bags have become common enough to be considered a normal part of life today. You don’t even need to be a prepper in order to have a bug out bag, as even the federal government is recommending that everyone prepare one and keep it on hand. Yet, with all the talk going around…

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Preparing Your Car for Winter Survival

Pretty much everyone knows that traveling in the wintertime can be hazardous. Some avoid the hazard by avoiding traveling. But that doesn’t work for everyone; some have to travel. But few of those people take the precaution of preparing themselves and their car, in case they have some sort of problem along the way. A…

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The Ultimate Bug Out Plan…With Kids!

Bugging out with kids can be a challenge. In fact, it can be enough of a challenge that I would try to avoid it, unless absolutely necessary. Kids have a hard enough time traveling when you go on vacation, a bug out will be considerably worse. In any bug out plan, you have to assume…

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Off Grid Oven: How to Turn A Cardboard Box into an Oven

This neat little project is about making a makeshift oven using a cardboard box, aluminum foil and other simple items. The finished product is an oven that functions just like your kitchen oven – but without the electricity. Shared from: Safely Gathered In You need: 1 cardboard box (for this method, it needs to have…

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7 Off-grid Projects for Survivalists

Going partially or totally off grid is very doable. There are advantages to not relying too much or completely on commercial electricity; one of which is you save money on bills. Another of course is, it prepares you better in case the grid collapses due to a disaster or other reasons. The following are DIY…

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How To Make Your Own Toothpaste

Proper hygiene is still important when SHTF. There are some items for hygienic purposes that you can make at home in case your supplies are not enough or you run out of supplies in an emergency situation. One way of maintaining proper hygiene is brushing your teeth. Here are three different kinds of toothpaste that…

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How To Make A Paracord Hunting Sling

Paracord is a very useful tool for survival. You can braid paracord into different designs such as bracelets, strengthened cords, pouches, etc. In an emergency situation, you can untie the braided cord and use it to bind, haul, or anything else. You can also make a hunting tool out of a paracord. Here are the…

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How To Make A Fishing Spear The Old Fashioned Way

Isn’t it great to be able to walk freely in the wilderness with the skills and knowledge and tools that you have? As a survivalist, you should learn different skills that you can use in the wilderness. One of the skills that you need to know is foraging for food. When you are in the…

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