DIY Projects for Preppers

DIY Liquid Castile Soap “Wonderful”

DIY Liquid Castile Soap “Wonderful”

Have you ever tried making your own liquid castile soap? It’s really easy and to coin a favorite phrase, dirt cheap!

Survival Friday: DIY Wire Saw from Scraps

Survival Friday: DIY Wire Saw from Scraps

Have you ever been in a situation where you needed to do something but you did not have the right tool or gizmo to get the job done?  In my…

Survival Basics: How to Build a Fire in a Rocket Stove

Survival Basics: How to Build a Fire in a Rocket Stove

There comes a time when every prepper will say enough with all of the food and enough with all of the gear. Preparing a survival pantry, first aid kit and…

How To Build A Worm Bin the Cheap and Easy Way

How To Build A Worm Bin the Cheap and Easy Way

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about using worms to create compost. The official term for this is “Vermicomposting” and the great thing about it is that it is…

Prepper Checklist: DIY Cleaning Supplies

Prepper Checklist: DIY Cleaning Supplies

Making your own DIY cleaning supplies is important because post crisis (disaster, collapse or what have you), maintaining a clean and sanitized environment will be key in avoiding sickness. Not only that, but a clean environment will smell better and will have a calming effect on frazzled nerves.

How to Make Your Own Dirt Cheap Soft Soap

How to Make Your Own Dirt Cheap Soft Soap

How to make a gallon of Dirt Cheap Soft Soap for 80 cents or less using bar soap, water and glycerin. This is so easy and fun – you will feel like a chemist and yet you are using no harsh chemicals. A total win!

Building a DIY Rocket Stove

Building a DIY Rocket Stove

Rocket Stoves are pretty neat. Common among campers and backpacking enthusiasts, rocket stoves are relatively new to urban dwellers of those that do not spend a lot of time outdoors. But wait – here come the preppers who seek fuel efficient ways to cook outdoors when the grid goes down. Not to make light of the situation, five years ago I had no idea what a rocket stove was and idea how they worked.