How to Make a Crossbow from Plastic Bottles

In my searching on the internet I came across a very interesting video, how to make a crossbow from plastic bottles. Yes, you read right, a crossbow. Maybe that... Read more »

Tips to Prevent Blisters

Whether you spend your weekends out hiking the paths, your nights tearing it up in a pair of heels, or just breaking in a new pair of shoes, odds... Read more »


How To Use Feathers

During certain times of the year, your barnyard is likely full of feathers. It appears a shame to waste them, however what on Earth could you possibly do with... Read more »

How To Use Snow For Insulation

It’s that time of year again – snow season. If you live in a nice, new home you will already have good insulation that keeps your heat in and... Read more »

Do it Yourself Soap and Shampoo

Today, I’ll go through the simple method to make both soap and shampoo by properly processing the root of the yucca plant. The first factor to do is to... Read more »

Make a Knife from an Old Wrench

Knifemaking is an ancient art, but it feels like it’s being lost in our modern world of convenience. It’s really a shame that in all the hustle and bustle... Read more »

How to Make Candles – Five Ways

When an extended emergency occurs, using the resources you have available or around your property may be your only option and hope at surviving. Emergency lighting will be a... Read more »

How to Make Your Own Biodiesel

The current world is at its peak as far as consumption is concerned. With our finite resources, it’s time we start exploring alternatives. Biodiesel is a kind of diesel... Read more »

Water Level Indicator with Alarm

Today I am going to talk about a very useful project that I had taken up. It is called the Water Level Indicator. Nowadays everybody has overhead tank at their... Read more »

Do It Yourself Compost Tumbler

Drum composters convert yard waste to finished compost much faster than stationary compost bins do because they allow you to churn and instantly aerate the waste. Plus, drum composters... Read more »

Do It Yourself Laser Tripwire Alarm

No security system is complete without lasers. So in this project I am going to show you how to build a laser tripwire alarm from a laser point, a... Read more »

Do It Yourself Tripwires

Sometimes the most effective alarm is one that you make yourself. You’ll not have the luxury of an expensive high-tech alarm. In the event of a power outage or... Read more »

How To Sharpen Scissors, Clean Gold, Take Off Ink

You probably heard some helpful advices from your granny which you applied in your household and they were extremely economical. Here are some tricks that may save you time,... Read more »

How to Make Essential Oils for SHTF Medical Care

Essential oils are considered mankind’s 1st medicine and it’s been used throughout history for relieving symptoms of ailments and along side complimentary treatments. Using essential oils for healthful functions... Read more »

Turn a Can Tab into a Survival Fish Hook

In survival situations and times of crisis a fish hook can come in handy, especially if you ever get lost in a forest and got to fish for your... Read more »