Category Archive: Tutorials

Amaranth Tutorial

Amaranth Tutorial What is amaranth? What is it used for? Is it even edible? and Why the heck would I want to store it? Amaranth is indeed a grain. It can be used in many ways like wheat without the concerns of gluten sensitivity or celiac disease issues. It also can be toasted and used …

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Knotology

Knotology In a number of crisis scenarios tying a good knot can make all the difference. But to learn a good knot you need to understand the terminology used when being taught. Fix brings us both with the knotology infograph below Source: Fix.com Blog This is an aggregated site. Please be aware some of the …

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5 Paracord Bracelet Designs With Instructions

5 Paracord Bracelet Designs With Instructions There aren’t many unisex accessories that are not only stylish, actually wearable by both sexes, and useful.  The paracord bracelet is a hot fashion item right now and can be made to fit you perfectly in almost any color or combination of colors you can imagine. Now the buckle can …

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DIY Installation of Your Above Ground Cistern

DIY Installation of Your Above Ground Cistern An underground rainwater catchment cistern is ideal. They are also expensive to have built or to even build yourself. You need a lot of expertise to successfully build one on your own. So the majority of those with water insecurity who can afford to purchase an above ground …

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DIY Outhouse ‘Easy Empty’ Composting Toilet (Parts 1 & 2)

DIY Outhouse ‘Easy Empty’ Composting Toilet (Parts 1 & 2) (Parts 1 & 2, 2 links) One of the things I recall most clearly about my grandparents farm is the outhouse! It is one of my least favorite memories too! I don’t recall them closing the old one and opening a new one, but I …

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DIY Rainwater Harvesting Tower

DIY Rainwater Harvesting Tower I have got to say this is one of the most awesome DIY rainwater harvesting projects I have ever seen! The step by step instructions allow you to build it as high or as low as your needs and location allow. Harvesting rain water has become more and more important as …

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DIY Pocket Grill

DIY Pocket Grill Whether your camping, hiking, or preparing to bug out, a pocket grill is an ideal piece of equipment. Small and compact enough to fit in your back pocket, get home bag, day pack, or bug out bag. It keeps your food out of the fire without dragging a larger grill with you. You can …

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DIY Paracord Snow Shoes

DIY Paracord Snow Shoes If you now or ever have lived in an area with extreme hash winters you know that your body is simply not equipped by nature to survive those temperatures. Particularly your extremities. Your feet and hands are very sensitive to the cold. Mittens and boots are imperative and when the snow …

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DIY Cabinet Shelf To A Pull Out Drawer

DIY Cabinet Shelf To A Pull Out Drawer No one no matter how large or small a home you’re living in there is never enough closet or kitchen storage space! The tutorial today can’t help so much with closet space, but will help in the kitchen! Convert your second shelf in a cabinet into a sliding …

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DIY Portable Wind Generator

DIY Portable Wind Generator If you reside in an area with more wind then sun then this is an awesome project for you! No matter why you are off grid, this is one way to produce your own power. It’s portable, puts off 12 volts, 17 watts and automatically furls. Great little generator for camp sites …

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