Using a Primitive-Style Fishing Hook

SILHOUETTE Unrecognizable local fishermen fishing in small boats at pink sunrise

Fishing is fun and an ultimate adventure. Whether you are a fan of the modern way of fishing or the primitive one, one thing remains the same—fishing is a form of survival skill during uncertain times in your life. Accordingly, the use of hooks to catch fish was first discovered during the … Read more

Archery Skills Can Be Very Useful When Living Off the Grid


Living off the grid is a dream of many, either because of the economic collapse, a romantic notion or the ongoing viral pandemic. No matter, what the reason is; living off the land is only fun when you are equipped with all the basic tools to survive in the setup along with … Read more

Top Ten Survival Books


Because it is impossible for one person to know everything there is to know about any subject, books are an excellent resource. Generally written by people who have experience in the wilderness and in survival situations, these books offer knowledge and wisdom about surviving in many different scenarios. Some books are better … Read more

Getting Started with Woodworking

Getting Started with Woodworking

Working with wood can be enjoyable as well as profitable; woodworking –turning your hobby into a profession – can result in a good bit of pocket money. However, there are a lot of things one needs to know or obtain in order to get started. Woodworking can be dangerous without knowledge of … Read more

How to Make an Oil Lamp from an Orange

A lit orange oil lamp

If you need a temporary, makeshift lighting when you’re off-grid or when the power goes off, an orange can save you. You don’t believe it? Well, try this step-by-step tutorial. All you need can be found in the kitchen: an orange and vegetable oil. This is so easy to do that even … Read more

No, Not Hair Bows! Why Women Love Archery

Women Love Archery

If you’ve watched The Lord of the Rings, you’ve probably wished you could use the bow as well as Legolas did. Although you won’t have the chance to chase orcs with your arrows, you can definitely learn how to aim and hit targets. For some reason, women seem to love archery a … Read more