EPISODE 254 DIY ROOT CELLAR

In today’s episode i discuss some ideas for building a diy root cellar. I also talk about the benefits of building a root cellar.

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Also check out our friends at zulusurvival.com It is a newer survival site with well written articles on survival and preparedness written by Lee Morgan , a very active member of our community. I can say with all confidence Lee probably has the most researched articles around. He is an animal when it comes to research!!  Go check his site out !!

We also have Gardening in 2 minutes with Holly and Joey Baird from the Wisconsin vegetable gardener.com so please check them out !!

If you think this episode was worth 60 cents consider joining the lost skills podcast workshop here and help support the show. Also there are over 200 pdf’s in the members area ,as well as discounts to 5 supporting members on the great products that they offer.

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We now have a forum up and running!!!!! Please stop by and check it out , we don’t have a lot on there yet but we wanted to have a place where everyone can share their ideas on prepping and diy. Also please thank Steve for his hard work when you get there . You can visit the forum here http://lostskillspodcast.com/forum/ or by going to my site and looking for the forum page.

And as always i would like to hear your comments and suggestions so e-mail me at lostskillspodcast@gmail.com or jeff at lostskillspodcast.com . Stop by and visit my Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/lostskillspodcast or comment on my web page. Also feel free to comment in the show notes. I hope you all like today’s show and thank you for listening,

JEFF

EPISODE 248 HOW TO HARVEST RAINWATER

Todays episode is on how to harvest rainwater for your property. There are lots of reasons why you may want to harvest rainwater. You may want to water your garden with it because of chemicals being in your water if you live in a city . You may be off grid and may want to harvest rainwater because you don’t have a well. Listen in today to hear my thoughts on how to harvest rainwater in today’s episode.

Also check out our friends at zulusurvival.com It is a newer survival site with well written articles on survival and preparedness written by Lee Morgan , a very active member of our community. I can say with all confidence Lee probably has the most researched articles around. He is an animal when it comes to research!!  Go check his site out !!

We also have Gardening in 2 minutes with Holly and Joey Baird from the Wisconsin vegetable gardener.com so please check them out !!

If you think this episode was worth 60 cents consider joining the lost skills podcast workshop here and help support the show. Also there are over 200 pdf’s in the members area ,as well as discounts to 5 supporting members on the great products that they offer.

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We now have a forum up and running!!!!! Please stop by and check it out , we don’t have a lot on there yet but we wanted to have a place where everyone can share their ideas on prepping and diy. Also please thank Steve for his hard work when you get there . You can visit the forum here http://lostskillspodcast.com/forum/ or by going to my site and looking for the forum page.

And as always i would like to hear your comments and suggestions so e-mail me at lostskillspodcast@gmail.com or jeff at lostskillspodcast.com . Stop by and visit my Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/lostskillspodcast or comment on my web page. Also feel free to comment in the show notes. I hope you all like today’s show and thank you for listening,

JEFF

EPISODE 247 OFF GRID SEPTIC SYSTEMS

Todays episode is on off grid septic systems. This episode is inspired by the video on the gravity fed sink that James from survivalpunk.com uploaded on youtube. check it out below

There are many places you may want an off grid septic system such as at a hunting camp, your bug out location, or at a tiny house you have on your off grid property. I talk about the different ways that you can construct off grid septic systems.

Here is the disclaimer: 

Off grid septic systems should be built at your own risk !!! Off grid septic systems usually are not legal !!! And i am not responsible for any thing that happens when building any of the off grid septic systems i talk about in today’s episode.

Also check out our friends at zulusurvival.com It is a newer survival site with well written articles on survival and preparedness written by Lee Morgan , a very active member of our community. I can say with all confidence Lee probably has the most researched articles around. He is an animal when it comes to research!!  Go check his site out !!

We also have Gardening in 2 minutes with Holly and Joey Baird from the Wisconsin vegetable gardener.com so please check them out !!

If you think this episode was worth 60 cents consider joining the lost skills podcast workshop here and help support the show. Also there are over 200 pdf’s in the members area ,as well as discounts to 5 supporting members on the great products that they offer.

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We now have a forum up and running!!!!! Please stop by and check it out , we don’t have a lot on there yet but we wanted to have a place where everyone can share their ideas on prepping and diy. Also please thank Steve for his hard work when you get there . You can visit the forum here http://lostskillspodcast.com/forum/ or by going to my site and looking for the forum page.

And as always i would like to hear your comments and suggestions so e-mail me at lostskillspodcast@gmail.com or jeff at lostskillspodcast.com . Stop by and visit my Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/lostskillspodcast or comment on my web page. Also feel free to comment in the show notes. I hope you all like today’s show and thank you for listening,

JEFF

EPISODE-246 GRAVITY FED SINKS

Today’s episode is on gravity fed sinks.  A gravity fed sink is very common on off grid properties where you cant run power or don’t have the capacity to power a well pump without a generator. I thought about this more after i saw the video on the gravity fed sink that James from survivalpunk.com uploaded on youtube. check it out below

I also have a version of this i made for in my garage that you can see below

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Listen into today’s show and listen in to my thoughts on a diy gravity fed sink for your off grid properties.

Also check out our friends at zulusurvival.com It is a newer survival site with well written articles on survival and preparedness written by Lee Morgan , a very active member of our community. I can say with all confidence Lee probably has the most researched articles around. He is an animal when it comes to research!!  Go check his site out !!

We also have Gardening in 2 minutes with Holly and Joey Baird from the Wisconsin vegetable gardener.com so please check them out !!

If you think this episode was worth 60 cents consider joining the lost skills podcast workshop here and help support the show. Also there are over 200 pdf’s in the members area ,as well as discounts to 5 supporting members on the great products that they offer.

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We now have a forum up and running!!!!! Please stop by and check it out , we don’t have a lot on there yet but we wanted to have a place where everyone can share their ideas on prepping and diy. Also please thank Steve for his hard work when you get there . You can visit the forum here http://lostskillspodcast.com/forum/ or by going to my site and looking for the forum page.

And as always i would like to hear your comments and suggestions so e-mail me at lostskillspodcast@gmail.com or jeff at lostskillspodcast.com . Stop by and visit my Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/lostskillspodcast or comment on my web page. Also feel free to comment in the show notes. I hope you all like today’s show and thank you for listening,

JEFF

 

 

EPISODE 244 NATURAL FENCING

Today’s episode is on mt thoughts on natural fencing.I talk about diffrent types of living fencing such as, living fence, rock walls,round wood and split rail fencing. I discuss their uses , how to construct them, and what they may be used for. i also discuss saving money using natural fencing so listen in to hear more.

Also check out our friends at zulusurvival.com It is a newer survival site with well written articles on survival and preparedness written by Lee Morgan , a very active member of our community. I can say with all confidence Lee probably has the most researched articles around. He is an animal when it comes to research!!  Go check his site out !!

We also have Gardening in 2 minutes with Holly and Joey Baird from the Wisconsin vegetable gardener.com so please check them out !!

If you think this episode was worth 60 cents consider joining the lost skills podcast workshop here and help support the show. Also there are over 200 pdf’s in the members area ,as well as discounts to 5 supporting members on the great products that they offer.

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We now have a forum up and running!!!!! Please stop by and check it out , we don’t have a lot on there yet but we wanted to have a place where everyone can share their ideas on prepping and diy. Also please thank Steve for his hard work when you get there . You can visit the forum here http://lostskillspodcast.com/forum/ or by going to my site and looking for the forum page.

And as always i would like to hear your comments and suggestions so e-mail me at lostskillspodcast@gmail.com or jeff at lostskillspodcast.com . Stop by and visit my Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/lostskillspodcast or comment on my web page. Also feel free to comment in the show notes. I hope you all like today’s show and thank you for listening,

JEFF

EPISODE 237 REVERSE ENGINEERING

Today’s episode is on reverse engineering. What is reverse engineering you ask? Reverse engineering is the art of seeing something and deciding “Hey i can build that!” and being able to figure out how it’s made and replicating it for yourself. one of the benefits of reverse engineering something is being able to see any weak points and fixing them before they are a problem. Also you can take an idea and build it to your specifications and build it with better materials for yourself there by improving the usability and life expectancy of what you are building. So if you want to hear some of my thoughts on reverse engineering listen in to today’s episode .

Check out  zulusurvival.com It is a newer survival site with well written articles on survival and preparedness written by Lee Morgan , a very active member of our community. I can say with all confidence Lee probably has the most researched articles around. He is an animal when it comes to research!!  Go check his site out !!

If you think this episode was worth 60 cents consider joining the lost skills podcast workshop here and help support the show. Also there are over 200 pdf’s in the members area ,as well as discounts to 5 supporting members on the great products that they offer.

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We now have a forum up and running!!!!! Please stop by and check it out , we don’t have a lot on there yet but we wanted to have a place where everyone can share their ideas on prepping and diy. Also please thank Steve for his hard work when you get there . You can visit the forum here http://lostskillspodcast.com/forum/ or by going to my site and looking for the forum page.

And as always i would like to hear your comments and suggestions so e-mail me at lostskillspodcast@gmail.com or jeff at lostskillspodcast.com . Stop by and visit my Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/lostskillspodcast or comment on my web page. Also feel free to comment in the show notes. I hope you all like today’s show and thank you for listening,

JEFF

EPISODE-204 COOL PROJECTS

Hello everyone,

Today’s episode is going to be on some cool projects i found that i wanted to talk about. I don’t know when i will find time to work on them but i figured you guys may want to hear about them.

We also have Gardening in 2 minutes with Holly and Joey Baird from the Wisconsin vegetable gardener.com so please check them out !!

We now have a forum up and running!!!!! Please stop by and check it out , we don’t have a lot on there yet but we wanted to have a place where everyone can share their ideas on prepping and diy. Also please thank Steve for his hard work when you get there . You can visit the forum here http://lostskillspodcast.com/forum/ or by going to my site and looking for the forum page.

And as always i would like to hear your comments and suggestions so e-mail me at lostskillspodcast@gmail.com or jeff at lostskillspodcast.com . Stop by and visit my Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/#!/lostskillspodcast or comment on my web page. Also feel free to comment in the show notes. I hope you all like today’s show and thank you for listening,

JEFF

EPISODE-195 5 GALLON BUCKET CHALLENGE

Hi everyone,

Today’s episode is what i am going to call the 5 gallon bucket challenge. I challenge everyone that listens to make something out of a 5 gallon bucket and send in some pics and i will post them up on the site. Why a 5 gallon bucket challenge? First off they are cheap you can get a bucket and a lid for 5 bucks or under, a lot of times you can get them for free at restaurants. Second , They have many uses besides carrying water. Third, you can modify them with very cheap tools , so anyone can participate.

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To me a 5 gallon bucket is one of the most versatile things you can have. Preppers use them for long term storage. Homesteaders use them to haul feed and water to animals. Home mechanics use them for catching fluids and carrying scrap metal. You can also just use them as a chair. Gardeners can use them as pots and to carry water and fertilizer. The possibilities are endless.

So please join me in the 5 gallon bucket challenge and make a project. Also please share this around and hopefully we will have a huge number of submissions.

EPISODE-192 HOMEMADE TOOLS

Hello everyone,

Today’s episode is on homemade tools that I have built. This episode is going to be some of my thoughts and some of the ways I built some on my homemade tools. These are some of my favorite builds so if you’d like to hear some of the tools that I have made please listen into today’s show and I hope you guys enjoy it. I like building homemade tools and  I have some other homemade tools in the works and I will be talking about them shortly . Some of the projects are projects that I need to get done first but all of the projects I talked about today are already done but i may be planning some improvements to them as well.

We also have Gardening in 2 minutes with Holly and Joey Baird from the Wisconsin vegetable gardener.com so please check them out !!

We now have a forum up and running!!!!! Please stop by and check it out , we don’t have a lot on there yet but we wanted to have a place where everyone can share their ideas on prepping and diy. Also please thank Steve for his hard work when you get there . You can visit the forum here http://lostskillspodcast.com/forum/ or by going to my site and looking for the forum page.

And as always i would like to hear your comments and suggestions so e-mail me at lostskillspodcast@gmail.com or jeff at lostskillspodcast.com . Stop by and visit my Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/#!/lostskillspodcast or comment on my web page. Also feel free to comment in the show notes. I hope you all like today’s show and thank you for listening,

JEFF

EPISODE- 151 PROJECT UPDATE EPISODE

Hello everyone,

todays episode is is just a general project update episode. i tell you about some of the projects i have going on around my place.

also we have a new segment called Gardening in 2 minutes  with Holly and Joey Baird from the wisconsin vegetable gardener. com so please check them out !!

we now have a forum up and running!!!!! please stop by and check it out , we don’t have a lot on there yet but we wanted to have a place where everyone can share their ideas on prepping and diy.also please thank steve for his hard work when you get there .you can visit the forum here http://lostskillspodcast.com/forum/ or by going to my site and looking for the forum page

And as always i would like to hear your comments and suggestions so e-mail me at lostskillspodcast@gmail.com or jeff at lostskillspodcast.com . also visit my face book page  http://www.facebook.com/#!/lostskillspodcast or comment  on my web page. also feel free to comment in the show notes. i hope you all like today’s show and  thank you for listening,

JEFF