Survival DIY

9 Duct Tape Projects for Survivalists

Duct tape is a very useful item for survival purposes. It has a lot uses that can save your life. But aside from being a potential lifesaver, duct tape can also be used to make different DIY projects. Here are the 9 duct tape projects for survivalists: Duct tape kayak You can make a kayak…

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DIY Aspirin from Willow Bark

Willow bark is the bark from several varieties of the willow tree including purple willow, crack willow, white willow or European willow, black willow or pussy willow and others. According to the University of Maryland Medical Center: The use of willow bark dates back thousands of years, to the time of Hippocrates (400 BC) when…

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10 Cool Paracord Projects for the Survivalist

You already know that the paracord is an essential item to include in your preps. It has a lot of survival uses and it can potentially save you in a life and death situation. But did you know that there are also dozens of DIY projects you can do with paracord? It is a good…

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DIY Remedies: Off-grid Cures for Common Ailments

Stocking up on food, water, meds, survival tools and gear can help you through a sudden crisis or emergency. But aside from having survival items stashed and ready when you need them, having the right kind and amount of knowledge to make use of whatever you have around you and whatever you can find is…

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Create a Solar Panel Using Soda Cans

It’s amazing what highly useful things can be created out of ordinary items – even stuff that are considered by many as garbage. This tutorial teaches how to create a solar panel using only ordinary materials including soda cans, plastic tubing, a plywood and spray paint. In this day and age when most of our…

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Natural Pain Relievers: Herbs That Can Relieve Pain

You feel aches and pain in your body every now and then, and every time you feel these things you can easily take some medicine or go to a doctor for a check-up. But when you are in an emergency or survival situation going to a doctor or access to medicines becomes difficult and almost…

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Learn How to Open a Padlock Using a Soda Can

Knowing how to open padlocks can be a handy skill to have during an emergency or SHTF scenario. You might need to break into a house or storage for some much needed supplies or have a place to shelter in. This video I just watched and am sharing with you shows how to shim a…

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How to Prep on a Budget

Many people think that prepping is difficult (or even impossible) without the money. This is one of the reasons why a lot of people don’t even start prepping, even if they are aware that they should. However, one can be successful at prepping even on a limited or tight budget, one only needs to know…

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8 Unbelievable Survival Uses For A Condom

In my previous blog posts, I wrote about ordinary, everyday things that have surprising survival uses here and here.  I’d like to add this post discussing the practical survival uses of condoms to those. This rubber thing has been invented to protect men and women from passing STDs during sex but you will soon learn…

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Birch Bark and Its Many Uses

If you happen to live near a native range of birch trees, then you have a lot of survival options when SHTF. The bark of the birch tree, particularly the white birch, has a cardboard like consistency and it can be used for many things in a survival situation from making containers, to starting a…

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