Whether you’re squatting in an abandoned hotel room after the Zombie Apocalypse or you just want some peace and quiet in a public bathroom, sometimes you really need a secure lock on your door. If you’ve got just a couple of heavy-duty woodworking tools, or access to them, then you can solve this problem by […]
Browsing the "DIY" Tag
- DOWNSIZE + RIGHT SIZE
- FOOD + FARMING
- KEEP YOUR TECH ALIVE
- OFF THE GRID
- URBAN SURVIVAL
- ZOMBIES, ETC.
Microgreens are delicious, easy-to-grow food sources that are high in nutrients and easily moveable- Julie Finn does a great job explaining this how to!
Bill Southworth took a 16′ trailer and turned it into the DIY camper of his dreams, complete w/ solar panels, extra large water storage, and satellite TV.
One way to ensure long-term water is to drive a water well, which, if you’re willing to do the work, could provide you and yours will clean water for years.
You deserve the right to repair your own car. You deserve the right to jailbreak your own phone. You deserve the right to fix your own stuff. This is the manifesto of the iFixit revolution, which seeks to create a user-sourced repair manual and troubleshooting guide for… everything. Think of that thing that you own that, […]
This article will show you how to make a DIY hand sanitizer that’s as effective as anything you’ll find in a store.
Let’s say that self-sufficiency is a spectrum. You like to garden? You’re on the low end of the spectrum. You can the produce from that garden? You’re a little higher on the spectrum. You irrigate your garden with captured rainwater? Higher still. Fertilize your garden with humanure? You’re really high on the spectrum; there aren’t […]
Any idea how much water you and your family will need to survive the zombie apocalypse? It may be more than you think. The answer could be a rain barrel!