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How To Build A Solar Oven

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Here’s a great article I used to make my solar oven with. The reason I choose this design instead of others. Its made out of all items you probably already have at your home or apartment. Very easy to follow directions, uses reflected surface in oven, instead of paint(don’t like putting paint and heat with …

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DIY Dandelion Salve

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Most people don’t know how useful dandelions can be, In fact they think of them as weeds. Did you know that dandelions contain many vitamins and minerals. Some people eat the leaves, make herbal tea from the roots, even batter and fry the flowers, and much more. With that being said, today I am going …

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How To Make A Brick Rocket Stove

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Rocket stoves are great  for getting your water purified, heating a meal in a survival situation. So here’s a great how to video that shows you just what you need to know and do.

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5 Knife Making Tutorials

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Here’s a great article I found from pioneersettler.com it gives you 5 knife making tutorial ideas. The ideas are how to make a knife from a stone, saw blade, pry bar and an old lawn mower blade. It even shows you how to make a spoon knife from an old car spring. So check out …

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10 Amazing Homemade Soap Recipes

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   If you like to be self-sufficient like most preppers and homesteaders do, then you most likely make your own soap. Since there is so many different ways and varieties to make homemade soap, it is hard to pick which one you would like to try. If you try these ten amazing varieties or even …

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How To Build A Barn Style Greenhouse

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When ever i am looking around the internet for great articles with valuable information for preppers, once in awhile I find free plans to build something, with good directions on how to. So here is one I found that I thought would be very useful, So I hope you like it. Check Out How To …

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How To Air Seal Your Attic for Energy Savings

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With today’s cost of living being at record high’s, you have to save money any and every place you can. So why not air seal your attic it will save you money on winters heating bills and summers cooling. I have done research on what energy saving improvements can be done to save you money, …

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How To Build A Lawnmower Powered Generator

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If you are looking to use and old lawnmower motor or you just need a small generator. Then I have a great project for you, this article has a parts list. how to instructions, and all the wiring diagrams and other information needed. The writer of the original post built his for only $40 dollars, …

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DIY Smokehouse

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If you like to smoke your own meat, which acts as a natural preservative. Then I have a great Cedar smokehouse for you, the guys at theownerbuildernetwork.co and smoking meat forums have done an excellent job, they give you a material list, step by step pictures directions and the smoking meat forums will give you …

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How To Make A Still

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  How To Make A Still Would you really like to know how to make a still? A DIY still certainly has its uses. Don’t you just hate it when you find yourself on a desert island with nothing but 20 feet of refrigerator coil, a 5-gallon bucket, and a stove? (And a mason jar …

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