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Essential Woodworking Skills for Survival

You may not have any background in carpentry or woodworking but when all hell breaks loose, basic woodworking is a skill that you will be very glad you obtained. The importance of woodworking skills cannot be understated in a crisis situation. Woodworking can be applied in any situation no matter how dire or mild. For example say a heavy storm rolls through your area. This may not seem like a big deal but if you have basic woodworking knowledge you will probably be able to fix things that need immediate attention like leaks. You may not have any background in carpentry or woodworking but when all hell breaks loose, basic woodworking is a skill that you will be very glad you obtained. The importance of woodworking skills cannot be understated in a crisis situation. Woodworking can be applie...

How To Build Anything: Woodworking Plans

There I a lot that can slip through the crack when trying to learn wood crafting. There is so much information and an experienced woodworker may not make the best teachers since they may assume that you already have a certain level of knowledge. The author of “How to Build Anything” assures the reader that he will not teach you in the same way. Instead, he states that he will cover all the finer details that other guides and instructors typically leave out. Furthermore, he makes the bold claim that in order to get a good start in woodworking, you really only need 3 power tools: a drill or driver, circular saw and a jigsaw. How To Build Anything: Woodworking Plans   There are a lot that can slip through the crack when trying to learn wood crafting. There is so much informat...

Survive A Water Crisis

Did you know that China’s water crisis can have an impact on the United States? To put it in plain words, China is running out of water. And the water that they are drinking is so polluted it is killing them. Now, America is in deep debt with China, and it is speculated that they may want to be paid back in yuan or gold, but it is highly likely, in their water poverty state, that they may demand to be paid back in water. But here is the kicker, the US is facing its own water crisis! Our water is also severely polluted with chemicals and pharmaceuticals that can have horrifying effects on the human body. This makes it increasingly difficult for everyone, doesn’t it? How are you going to survive this water crisis? Did you know that China’s water crisis can have an impact on the U...

Water and Survival

Make no mistake about it; water is the most important commodity in any survival kit. You should have an ample supply of water because when you are dehydrated you can’t possibly do what it takes to survive when you are. It can be easy to take clean water for granted but you must avoid it at all costs. Make no mistake about it; water is the most important commodity in any survival kit. You should have an ample supply of water because when you are dehydrated you can’t possibly do what it takes to survive when you are. It can be easy to take clean water for granted but you must avoid it at all costs. Storing clean water is the first step you can take toward making sure you have enough to get through a hairy situation. You can store water on a budget simply by repurposing plastic water ju...

Patriot Survival Guide

Food shortage in America is a very real, and some would say, present threat. People have become reliant on stores for their food supply, but in the event of a disaster, or total collapse of the food supply system we need to know how to survive, and we need to be prepared ahead of time. The Patriot Survival Guide provides information on how to do this. Patriot survival guide   Food shortage in America is a very real, and some would say, present threat. People have become reliant on stores for their food supply, but in the event of a disaster, or total collapse of the food supply system we need to know how to survive, and we need to be prepared ahead of time. The Patriot Survival Guide provides information on how to do this. The Patriot Survival Guide is a downloadable guide that provid...

Ammo Independence: The Firearms Survival Guide

Gun control is a hot topic in America. Are you afraid that your guns and Ammo are going to be taken away by the government, leaving you with no powerful means of protecting yourself should things hit the fan? Your fear is very rational, as the government is making great strides in the war against guns. They are committed to disarming you and others who rely on their guns for survival and protection. With this simple book, you can make sure that you and your loved ones are still armed should this crisis truly come to fruition. Ammo Independence: The Firearms Survival Guide is an essential guide for anyone wanting to learn how to make sure they are armed in times when gun laws may get completely out of control. Ammo Independence: The Firearms Survival Guide   Gun control is a hot topic ...

Firearms and Survival

It may not be pleasant to think about and you should do everything you can to avoid such a situation but there may come a time when all you can do to protect yourself and your loved ones is rely on a firearm. In many cases simply having a firearm handy will be enough to deter would-be thieves and home invaders. At any rate it is better to have it and not need it than need it and not have it. It may not be pleasant to think about and you should do everything you can to avoid such a situation but there may come a time when all you can do to protect yourself and your loved ones is rely on a firearm. In many cases simply having a firearm handy will be enough to deter would-be thieves and home invaders. At any rate it is better to have it and not need it than need it and not have it. Firearms a...

Surviving the Wilderness Mentally

Many people think that surviving the outdoors has to do with survival skills along, however they couldn’t be further from the truth. To be able to successfully survive the wilderness you also have to have a great deal of mental survival skills. For many people, when they become lost, a ton of different emotions evolve, whether it is being scared, helpless, or even angry. The most important part about surviving the wilderness is being able to put those negative emotions away and keep a calm, cool, and steady head. Here are a few tips to live by mentally if you ever find yourself lost in the wilderness. First and foremost you need to keep a positive attitude. As hard as it may be, for many people who have been lost in the wilderness and had their mind set that they would be found or would fi...

Survivor or Castaway: Your Island Survival Guide

If you are stuck in an island, you definitely have two choices to make, whether you will stay cast away or be a survivor. You will most likely choose the second option. But definitely your top concern when stuck in an island is to survive. So, in order to prepare for the worst case scenario, here is your island survival guide. There are basically two reasons why people can get stranded in an island. First is through air plane crash and the second is ship wreck. Either way, you should to know how to stave alive in the island where there is little safe water to drink, no cellular phone signal, no proper shelter, no medicine, no anything. The island will seem to be nothing but a piece of land in the midst of oceans; fortunately, you can make do with anything that is in the island as long as y...

Foods for Wilderness Survival

When you find yourself lost in the wilderness, it is very important to know what types of foods are available for you to consume. Most of your food can be found naturally and come in different varieties such as wild berries, fish and other water foods, insects and bugs, birds, and other large animals. It is very important that you have knowledge about each different type of food source and should be researched and learned about before any type of outdoor trip or adventure. Here is a glance of all the different types of food you can use for survival.   Wild Berries – are one of the easiest and most commonly found food items when you are lost in the woods. Most of the wild berries you will find in the wilderness are edible, however you need to make sure that you research all of the diff...

Choosing Between Two Types of Disaster Management Plan

  Disaster management according to most experienced emergency and disaster responders is a complex system of preparation. As most people would say, “how would you be able to prepare your self for something that you do not know?” Complicated as it may sound but effective disaster management planning actually takes seventy five percent of common sense and, a surprising, twenty five percent premonition. More often than not, disaster management fails because the emergency team has left out that petty but important 25% of premonition. In reality, two things might come in an emergency. It is either an emergency that is being prepared for strategically, or something that is never been seen but is potentially risky. Identifying both is an important aspect of disaster management. The emergency...

Basic Wilderness Survival Tips

With the popularity of camping, hiking, and trailing at an all-time high, there comes a great demand to known even the most basic of survival skills before heading out on your next outdoor trip. Although most tourist destinations that include campsites and hiking trails are marked to ensure that you stay on the right trail, there are instances where you can stray from the marked trail and become lost in the wilderness. However, knowing these basic wilderness survival tips can play a big role in whether or not you can survive in the outdoors until you are found or have found your way back. The first thing you want to do before even leaving for your outdoor trip is to let your friends and family know where you are going and when they should expect you back by. This can help out greatly if yo...