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. A Faraday cage is a container that has been made of a conducting material such as wire mesh, that shields what it inside…

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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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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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How to 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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Home security

How to Protect Your Home From Intruders

We never know what kind of traumatic situations we may have to deal with in our homes. From fire to burglaries, preparing now can save a lot of money and heartache in the long run. It doesn’t have to be expensive to protect your home and there are many ways it can be done on a budget. Check out our handy guide below. Have a neighbour collect your mail – if you are going to…

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