EPISODE 110 TINY HOUSES

Hello everyone

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.

And as always i would like to hear your comments and suggestions so e-mail me at lostskillspodcast@gmail.com or jeff@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

LSP ARCHIVES : EPISODE-48 SURVIVAL SEED BANKS

Hello everyone,

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.

here are some links to some seed exchange sites

http://www.heirloomseedswap.com/

http://www.seedsavers.org/

And as always i would  like to  hear your comments and suggestions so e-mail me at  lostskillspodcast@gmail.com  or  at jeff@lostskillspodcast.com and please 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 all for listening

JEFF

EPISODE-85 DIY SHIPPING CONTAINER BUNKER

Hello everyone,

today’s episode is on building a diy shipping container bunker.

enjoy

Jeff

EPISODE-74 PRESERVING FENCE POSTS

Hello everyone

todays episode is on preserving fence posts. i talk about how to preserve them and what materials are the best to use to make them. hope you enjoy the show .

And as always i would like to hear your comments and suggestions so e-mail me at lostskillspodcast@gmail.com or jeff@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

EPISODE-69 BUG OUT BIKES

Hello everyone ,

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.

And as always i would  like to  hear your comments and suggestions so e=mail me at lostskillspodcast@gmail.com or jeff@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

 

 

 

EPISODE-67 HOMEMADE TARGETS

Hello everyone,

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.

And as always i would  like to  hear your comments and suggestions so e=mail me at lostskillspodcast@gmail.com or jeff@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

EPISODE-64 PORTABLE SAW MILLS & ROUGH SAWN LUMBER

Hi everyone,

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

 

And as always i would  like to  hear your comments and suggestions so e mail me at lostskillspodcast@gmail.com or 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

 

 

EPISODE-62 ALTERNATE ENERGY SOURCES

Hi everyone,

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.

And as always i would  like to  hear your comments and suggestions so e mail me at lostskillspodcast@gmail.com or 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

EPISODE-60 DIY WALKING STICKS

Hi everyone,

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.

And as allways i would  like to  hear your comments and suggestions so e-mail me at  lostskillspodcast@gmail.com or 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 all for listening

JEFF

 

EPISODE-59 BUILDING A BUG OUT BAG

Hello everyone,

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.

And as allways i would  like to  hear your comments and suggestions so e-mail me at  lostskillspodcast@gmail.com or 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 all for listening

JEFF