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…
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!
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
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
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…
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…