This is an amazing way to us waste to create something useful. All you need is an orange, knife, olive oil and a lighter – now you have an 8 hour candle! Try it.
Rocket stoves are relatively new to prepping, and as such, there is a dearth of information when it comes to using them. The fact is, there are a lot of great stoves available and they are not only incredibly simple to use but are perhaps one of the best, most efficient ways to cook. Using a fraction of the wood you would normally use over an open fire, they can cook large full meals with only a handful of small sticks. A 5 gallon bucket full of thin sticks could cook 8 or more large meals. Continue reading →
This is true thinking outside of the box! Remember when you were a kid and you used a magnifying glass to burn stuff, and maybe even used it on an ant or two? In the video below a man forms a magnifying glass out of a block of ice and uses it to start a fire. Truly resourceful. Continue reading →
This is a great guide to identifying firewood based on the trees it comes from. Enjoy. Continue reading →