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Build a Wood Fired Earth Oven

A wood fired earth oven can be made from readily available and often free materials. The process is deeply rewarding and the result is endless fun and delicious baked goodies! For the FULL tutorial, plus a free Ebook with more details and lots of resources, CLICK HERE- FULL tutorial and free Ebook on DIY earth oven! Recently I attended an Earth Oven , also call Cob Oven, building class taught by one of the world best teachers in this field, Kiko Denzer. This is such a rewarding pro…

Follow these 7 simple steps to make your own custom extension cord wrap. Keeping your extension cords stored neatly doesn't have to be a pain. Try this tip.

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I love extension cords. What I don't love is winding them up and keeping them tidy after use. I personally use simple cord reels to store my extension cords. Cord reels are great for many reasons. They're cheap,

Simple Cheap Air Conditioner-- This would be nice after a hurricane if the fan was battery powered.  Neat idea for personal cooling. I'm sure it wouldn't cool an entire room, but a couple of these would be nice to help out since the heat after a hurricane is usually unbearably hot.

Simple Cheap Air Conditioner(Cooler)

Simple Cheap Air Conditioner(Cooler): In this instructable i will show you how to make an air conditioner(cooler) from cheap stuff that you get from any store.

How to get 2000 Degrees Solar Power - Great For When SHTF - SHTF, Emergency Preparedness, Survival Prepping, Homesteading

How to get 2000 Degrees Solar Power - Great For When SHTF | SHTFPreparedness

This can purify water, instantly start a fire, melt metal, cook food and even melt concrete.....This can melt a padlock if you needed to get in somewhere too ... just saying.

These 100 Items Disappear First During A National Crisis

When disaster strikes you have to be prepared. This is why we recommend storing these 100 items that run out first during a crisis

This boat is made out of recycled plastic bottles.  Check out their "life jackets" made out of recycled plastic bottles also.  This would be a fun way to teach the cub scouts more about recycling!

This boat is made out of recycled plastic bottles. Check out their "life jackets" made out of recycled plastic bottles also. This would be a fun way to teach the cub scouts more about recycling!

Tire Sandals: Innovative footwear recycled from old tires. Contains printable pattern

Tire Sandals: Innovative footwear recycled from old tires.

How to Make Your own sandals from old tires. Tire sandal instructions for the DIY sandal maker.

reuse, recycle project - grill.. a must do when camping and so

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Build A Powerful Solar Generator From Old Solar Lights - SHTF Preparedness

Simple DIY Solar Powered Projects For Preppers

Here is a collection of solar powered projects that could help you get off the grid quicker than you can say electricity.

The Homestead Survival: Solar Aluminum Cans Heater Repurpose Project DIY

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I've had a few days during the HMX build while I'm either waiting for parts or waiting for something to dry and had some free time. I'm not exactly one to sit a

22 Ways to Reuse an Altoids Tin, prepping ,survival, gear, upcycle, frugal, teotwawki, kit, survival kits, SHTF, shtf, hack, reuse, preparedness, emergency,

22 Ways to Reuse an Altoids Tin | SHTFPreparedness

There is also the satisfaction that comes from reusing an ordinary object for something else entirely. Grandpa’s old motto of “use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without” still resonates. Great for a bug out bag and SHTF situation.

Soup Can Candle Upcycle -- deviled ham cans for a tealight effect, tomato paste cans for a smaller candle, tuna cans to replace sterno in a camp stove...fill it part-way with wax and punch holes in the top portion of the can for a lantern...All around love this. but I suspect I'll want to use pliers or oven mitts to move them once they've been burning for a bit.

Soup Can Candle Upcycle

It worked! I made these totally cute candles using my empty soup cans and old ugly candles. They ended up with a dip in the center though, not sure why, but it doesn't really bother me. I made a double broiler by sticking the soup can in some boiling water, then chopped up old candles and stuck them in the can and watched them melt. I stuck a wick through a cut out piece of paper (so it wouldn't flop over) and stuck it in the melted wax to harden and voila!

How to Turn Your Old Satellite Dish into an Outdoor Solar Cooker

How to Turn Your Old Satellite Dish into an Outdoor Solar Cooker

Harnessing the power of the sun is something that Captain Planet made cool before it was the go-to for renewable energy. Solar-powered energy is quick and cheap, and can make for some really cool DIY projects. And for those of you wondering what you should do with your old satellite, look no further. Aaron from Sharealikelicence offers up a way to create a DIY outdoor satellite cooker. He started with an old Ku Band dish and covered it with aluminum tape, for better reflection of the…

DIY Fire Starters - so easy, cute and practical!

CREATE // FIRE STARTERS

For my husbands Birthday I wanted to do something unique, but thrifty. For one thing he's hard to surprise and for another we were brokey broke. I have a hard time throwing things away that I think know will be useful someday so I was relying on our stockpile of cardboard toilet paper rolls and jar of dryer lint to make something... "bomb". The irony didn't set in until Bob started asking me "what are you saving this for, dynamite?" Cue me stifling laughter. Anywho the finished product was…