How to make a Faraday cage

How to Make a Faraday Cage

The Faraday was first demonstrated by Michael Faraday in which it was shown that a hollow conducting shell shields the area inside from external electric fields. We know these shells today as Faraday cages. They can be made to any size or shape, from any conducting material and have many practical applications. There are ready-made Faraday cages available but this post is going to share how you can make your very own at a fraction…

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Suprising Uses for Peanut butter

Surprising Uses for Peanut Butter

Unless somebody in the family has a peanut allergy, peanut butter should be on every preppers shelf. It is not only protein rich and calorie dense but also has some very surprising uses that you may not have thought about. Scratch Remover If you have scratches in the wooden furniture around your home, peanut butter can sort it. Simply smear smooth peanut butter on to the scratch and let it sit for about an hour,…

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Prevent your water pipes from freezing

Prevent Your Water Pipes from Freezing

We are nearing that time of the year again where your pipes are at risk from freezing. Not only do frozen water pipes prevent the flow of water, but it can also lead to them bursting causing damage to your home. The pipes that are most at risk of freezing are those which are in unheated spaces such as basements, lofts, garages, and those located in exterior walls. We are going to be taking a…

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Mini metal foundry

Video: DIY Mini Metal Foundry

I have had the video below saved to one of my playlists for a while now and believe it to be of great use to preppers. This mini foundry can make quick work of turning your scrap metal in to something that can be of use should the SHTF. If you have decided to start storing metals for a rainy day then check it out. Charcoal foundries can reach temperatures in excess of 1,000ºC, which…

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Treat Deep Wounds

Do you know how to treat deep wounds when help is not around? If not, you need to start learning now. Basic first aid is great but what happens in a SHTF situation where you can’t immediately get to the hospital? We are going to look at how you can treat deep wounds yourself until help gets there. Stop the Bleeding You must apply direct pressure on the wound with a clean cloth or piece…

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