DIY Emergency and Survival Tips, Techniques & Tactics Archives

Learn how to make a trip wire trap like an ultimate survivalist. Get step by step video and image instructions on how to set it up the right way. This trip wire is an old school trapping technique that can get wild game in a survival situation. It’s a lot of fun to learn, will impress your friends, and who knows.. may even save your life one day.

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An excellent little emergency and survival tip on getting free heat with soapstones. Heat them up in wood stoves, or on top of fires. An “off the grid” solution to warming up a small room, car, tent, cabin, or place under your bed covers to stay nice and toasty at night. Will save you some money on your gas and electric bills. Read more to Get video and step-by-step instructions.

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Learn how to escape from smith & wesson double lock handcuffs like the professional escape artists do. Impress your friends or family at the next party or get-together. And hey, who knows? Maybe it will come in handy if you are ever your ever kidnapped and held captive by any bad guys, or terrorists.

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A really cool and fun emergency tip that can light up a dark room in case you run out of candles, or don’t have a lantern or an oil lamp. And it simply involves having a stick of butter, and toilet paper. A very simple and easy-to-setup method with step-by-step image & video instructions. Something that is a lot of fun to learn, and to teach the kids.

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Learn how to build a battery with pennies? Providing step-by-step video and image instructions on building these penny batteries to Power up LED’s, Calculators and more electronics. This one is a lot of fun, and great to teach kids how batteries work.

We show you how to build penny batteries that will increase its voltage. But also how you how to build them parallel to each other to increase its amperage, which actually doubles the current flow. We also show you how to easily recharge these little babies.

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How to start a fire with sticks? Learn the exact process of setting up your own friction fires from nothing but the shirt on your back. We have step-by-step Image and video instructions showing you exactly what to do if you were stranded in the wilderness or a deserted island. Learn the whole process from gathering tinder, proper wood to use, building friction tools, making rocks for cutting, and more. This is a must-know survival tip for everyone and anyone, and it’s a lot of fun to learn.

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Wouldn’t you like to learn hot to start a fire with a water bottle? Forget about rubbing sticks together to produce a flame. Now you can make a fire on a sunny day with only a water bottle,and a few pieces of paper with black ink.

This is an excellent DIY survival technique taught to us by our friend Grant Thompson from “King of Random”. In this article you will get Step-by-Step Image and Video Instructions.

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Learn how to build a buddy burner with everyday home tools and materials. A simple, yet effective method that serve many purposes. They burn for a long time, produce a large flame, and give off quite a bit of heat. Excellent little cookers for pan meals, or placed under a grill. Great for camping, keeping warm, roasting marshmallows, lighting a dark room, candle alternatives, etc.

Store these at home, and put a few in your car. Excellent emergencies or “off the grid” situations. Great thing to learn for the beginner prepper or survivalist.

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