todays episode is on tiny houses. i talk about my thoughts on them andhow i hink they could be more energy efficient. how you could save money by building one ,and how i think that they would be ideal for a young person starting out.
so i decided that Fridays would be a good day to put up a classic lost skills podcast episode. i have been getting people e mailing me telling me that they are new and going back and listening to old shows so i thought could help. hope you all enjoy the show
today i talk about buying a survival seed bank. why i think you should have one, and why you need to grow a garden so you know how to use one when the time comes . i discuss making your own and the basic construction of a seed bank. i also talk a little about saving seeds during the episode and where you can find seed exchanges to help your seed bank grow.
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today i discuss the value of having bugout bikes incase of an emergancy. bug out bikes could be a very large part of your survival and preparedness plan. so here are some of my thoughts on the subject and i hope you enjoy the show.
today i talk about homemade targets for talking to the range , i also talk about buying targets from Walmart. i talk about steel targets ,making homemade skill and speed targets from scrap lumber,printing targets with your computer,using milk jugs, and clay pigeons.just some of my thoughts that i had at work and thought it would make a decent podcast. hope you guys like it.
Today’s episode is on portable saw mills & rough sawn lumber, and how it can be useful to the do it yourselfer,homesteader,and just about anyone that wants to be self sufficient. i describe the different types of sawmills out there , the different types of wood that you might to saw into lumber and what you might use them for when you are done sawing it. i also tell you the different ways to dry your lumber. hope you guys will find this episode useful in your efforts to build a better homestead
today i talk about alternate energy sources that you can start using now to save money ,or to can have as backups if more main stream energy sources fail . i talk about various alternate energy sources such as wood heat ,rocket mass heaters,compressed biomass,alcohol,methane digesters,solar hot water,wood gasification,automotive fluids,wind,micro hydroelectric power,and animal fat. these are some fun and interesting power sourced that can be experimented with now and used in a small scale . but when needed they can also be scaled up to meet your energy needs.
today’s episode is on diy walking sticks .i talk about the use of walking sticks, and some of the advantages of using walking sticks when hiking. i also talk about making a diy walking stick. i go over some of the materials i think would make a walking stick .and i go over what kinds of finishes you can use and also how to wrap cordage around the handle ,and the different features you can incorporate into your walking stick.
today i talk about building a bug out bag ,a 72 hour kit or a good bag , or whatever else you may want to call it .in this podcast i give you some ideas on what you might want to put in your bag ,as well as some of the examples of some things that are in mine. this is not an all inclusive list as everyone has different needs and i probably forgot some things that would be of use to some people but it is a good start.