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How To Build An Earthbag Building

Do you need additional storage space or are you planning to build a root cellar for storage? You could opt for earthbag buildings to satisfy these needs. Earthbags are polypropylene bags that could be stacked, masonry style, to create structures. Earthbag buildings are highly insulated and could even protect against light ballistics especially when built …

How To Build a Wood-Gasifier (Using Wood to Fuel a Generator)

A generator is a practical alternative source of energy especially if you are staying off-grid or if there is a power outage due to a disaster. However, a challenge you could face while operating generators, especially during disasters is that fuel could be inaccessible. A wood/biomass gasifier can serve as a solution where fuel is …

How To Build a Self Feeding Fire That Lasts 14+ Hours

The concept of the self-feeding fire would bring delight to campers as it makes campfires last for very long. This self-feeding fire takes away the need to continually stoke your campfire in order to keep it burning. Below is a video of how to build a self-feeding fire that can last for 14+ hours; Below …

How To Build An Underground Greenhouse (Walipini) For All-Year Gardening

Greenhouses give you the ability to grow certain crops all year round. Underground greenhouses are especially interesting as they take advantage of the earth’s ability to maintain a relatively constant temperature due to the solar-heat energy it has stored during the day. Water barrels can also be used to store the heat as water has …

How To Build a Finnish Rakovalkea Gap Fire For Night Warmth

Learning the fire to start in various survival scenarios can not be underestimated. However, it is a skill many don’t take seriously. But the truth is fire is very important for survival; it is important for cooking food, to keep you warm, for boiling water, and for signaling for rescue. Finnish gap fire is unique …

Build Your Own Tin Can DIY WiFi Antenna (Cantenna)

If you are interested in boosting the range of your current WiFi, you can opt for this DIY tin can antenna (cantenna) for the cheap (under $5). It is pretty simple to make. Below are some frequently asked questions about DIY WiFi Antenna; What is a Cantenna WiFi? A cantenna is a directional waveguide antenna …