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The 12 Rules of Survival. The 12 Rules of Survival has been out of a couple of years now, but it never hurts to reread them.

The 12 Rules of Survival

Read the whole book “ Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why ” if you get an opportunity! Also, check out his new book “Lucy” at ! How To Tan A Rabbit Hide - DIY. Like many modern homesteaders, I keep rabbits for meat.

How To Tan A Rabbit Hide - DIY

However, unlike most small-scale breeders (who consign their animals' pelts to compost piles), I also save the hides, tan them, and use the fur to make beautiful hand-sewn items. Longbow Making. {*style:<b> <b><b>The Hunting Society </b></b><b><b><b> Over 4,272 pages of information on hunting, guns, archery and bowhunting, hunting guides, archery and gun histories, hunting dogs, wild game recipes and even the wines to serve with game.

Doom Survival Guide - SAS Survival Manual. The 72 Plant Vertical Garden. This instructable will cover the details of the Vertical Garden built for my "Hydroponic, Automated, Networking, Climate Controlled Greenhouse Project".

The 72 Plant Vertical Garden

The vertical garden is a space saving way to grow up to 72 small plants (such as lettuce, spinach, strawberries and lots of different herbs) all with the plant health benefits of hydroponics. The Vertical Garden is designed with modularity in mind, to be brought into the greenhouse and installed as a single unit, with only connection to the existing plumbing required before you're ready to grow. The installation of additional Vertical Garden units should be quick and easy. Other Instructables that cover elements of the "Hydroponic, Automated, Networking, Climate Controlled Greenhouse Project" are listed below with many more to come: Part 1: Construction of the GreenhousePart 2: The 72 Plant Vertical Garden. Off Grid Survival – Wilderness & Urban Survival Skills. Itty Bitty Mini Forge. 7 Badass Weapons You Can Make At Home.

DIY Cedar Smokehouse. Do you like smoked meat?

DIY Cedar Smokehouse

Smoking offers a lot of advantages. Not only do you get great tasting food, the smoking acts as a natural preservative. You’ll know that what you serve to your family and friends is delicious, healthy, and safe. 7 Survival Tips That Could Save Your Life. #2 Is Awesome! Have you ever wondered how to filter water, keep away the mosquitos or how to make a solar microwave?

7 Survival Tips That Could Save Your Life. #2 Is Awesome!

These tips might save your life one day. 1. Need some light in a pinch and a candle alone won’t cut it? Grab a soda can and cut open the sides, fold them out and place the candle in. This will reflect your light and give you some decent protection from the elements. How To Make Cheap 100 Hour Emergency Candles. Unusual Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide for Preppers!

How to build your own dirt cheap fridge. This is a guest post and entry in our non-fiction writing contest by Michael C I noticed that many people on this blog want to store milk, vegetables, seeds and medication in a refrigerated atmosphere but have yet to buy 2 refrigerators.

How to build your own dirt cheap fridge

Remember the “two is one and one is none” motto; you need 2 ways (or more) to cool your food. You could make a Zeer pot, like I did but there is too much humidity and the pots aren’t big enough for 2 gallons of milk. I can’t buy another (let alone storing a 19 cubic footer) $700 fridge as a spare. The other problem is – I might not have AC to use in the future, regardless of all the solar panels I have. Storm Spotting 101: How To Predict The Weather. ZombieSquad. Beware of humans. Camping Food & Dutch Oven Recipes. How To Make A Glowstick Alarm. I learned to make something similar to this back when I was still in the Marine Corps and was reminded of it after seeing a video a few months ago where one of these was made with a mousetrap.

How To Make A Glowstick Alarm

I couldn’t think of a reason to make one at the time, but who needs a reason? The purpose of this device is to warn you when someone crosses your perimeter. The rat trap, when tripped, breaks the glowstick and causes it to illuminate. So, not only will you hear the trap snap shut, you’ll see where your perimeter was breached. I started by painting the rat trap OD green because, as everyone knows, painting it this color makes it 40% more awesome. Pull your lines through the holes in the trap as shown here.

The completed trap should look something like this. Here’s a short video of the trap being activated in the dark. Off-Grid Power. Off Grid System This section is dedicated to off-grid power as well as back up power systems. Articles: Brooks Solar Living Off Grid – 12/10/2010 Build Your Own Generator – 12/10/2010. Pick a combination lock. Hand Signals. How to Forecast Weather. Ever wondered how to forecast the weather without actually using instruments?

Check the Clouds: Clouds can tell us a lot about the weather. Edible plants. Bug out bag. Estimate Distances with Your Arm and This Rule of Thumb. Traps. Skills. Pill Bottle Survival Kit.