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How To Grow A Garden From Table Scraps

This is a fun video that shows you how you can grow several common fruits and vegetables using table scraps.  Seems like it would be a lot be a lot of fun as an experiment for kids even if you don't plan to gro...
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Cotton Ball and Petroleum Jelly Fire Starters

Fire starters and tinder don't need to be complicated or expensive, and quite often if you aren't prepared you'll have to use what's available to you. We found a great article that will take you through the ste...
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DIY Multifunction Pocket Tool

You've been there: the fumbling around with different tools, the getting frustrated, and the trying to figure out how to make what you're doing easier. If you use 1/4" different tool bits specifically, this pos...
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Choosing to Be Broke: How I Do it and You Can Too

Sometimes, in hard situations, people have to live and survive off of very little. Knowing how to this now, instead of when disaster strikes, will only help you survive the more difficult situations. In this gr...
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How to Make a Wooden Tool Carrier

Self-sufficiency is a huge part of preparedness, and being able to take on do-it-yourself projects such as this one is a great place to start. This toolbox, which you can make yourself, is able to carry a coupl...
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How to Sharpen a Knife, Part I

Alloutdoor delivers again with this excellent article about knife sharpening. Not only is learning how to properly sharpen a knife important, but it is a relatively simple task that takes time and practice to r...
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25 Survival Uses For Duct Tape

Duct tape. It's what almost everybody reaches for when a repair needs to be made or a do-it-yourself project needs to be made. Not only that, but there are many survival uses for duct tape too. Including first ...
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Plantain Uses: Boils, Blisters & Bug Bites

According to many of our Facebook community members, one thing they'd like to learn more of is various wild edibles for both eating and medicinal purposes. This great post from Instructables not only gives advi...