How to Make Wood Ash Soap

how to make wood ash soap

Step by step instructions on how to make wood ash soap, including two methods for making lye, best woods to use, ratio of fat to lye, using salt to harden ash soap, and troubleshooting DIY soapmaking.

How to Make a Vegetable Oil Lamp (with Pictures)

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Yes, you can use vegetable oil for making a DIY oil lamp. Here’s how to make a vegetable oil lamp plus info on the best cooking oil for lamps and options for containers and wicks.

How to Make DIY Activated Charcoal for Prepping and Survival

DIY Activated Charcoal

From filtering water to making your own gas mask or treating a poisoning, activated charcoal has a lot of valuable uses in a survival situation. Learn how to make DIY activated charcoal with these simple store cupboard ingredients.

How to Make DIY Emergency Candles (Two Different Ways)

diy emergency candles

Learn how to make your own beeswax or paraffin emergency candles using glass jars or DIY candle molds from toilet paper or tinfoil.

12 Survival Hacks Using Your Clothes

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For a lot of people, preparing for disaster means stockpiling lots of supplies and gear. While this is undoubtedly important, true survivalists know that you can’t always rely on stockpiles to keep you alive.  Gear gets stolen, supplies get destroyed by the elements, or some other unknown factors comes into play.

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