Choosing the Best Knives for Living off the Grid

a person cutting a branch of the tree with a tactical knife

Survival knives have proved to be an important tool in a variety of situations when living off-grid. A good tactical survival knife will help you through various situations – even the fatal ones. However, it is not that easy to decide which knife is the best for you (as all the brands … Read more

Make Your Own Fishing Hooks

Make Your Own Fishing Hooks

Those who live off grid often procure food from nature whenever possible. This usually involves hunting or trapping and fishing. As long as there is a pond, river, or lake nearby that contains fish, this is a great way to feed one’s self and even a family. Fishing for food requires certain … Read more

How to Practice Firing Slingshots

How to Practice Firing Slingshots

With any sort of weapon, it is essentially useless unless one is able to use it to hit a target. Without accuracy, it will provide neither defense nor sustenance. Therefore, it is a good idea to practice shooting whatever it is you intend to use, in this case, a slingshot. What is … Read more

Handheld Catapults

Handheld Catapults

Catapults are mechanisms that are made to launch something a long way without an explosion. It uses tension of an arm against a spring or rubber band type setup to throw the projectile. While the larger ballistic devices were much too large for an average person to mess with, there are smaller … Read more

How To Feed A Family In the Wild

How To Feed A Family In the Wild

When living off-grid, feeding a family takes on a variety of new challenges. If one of the options chosen is to live primarily off the land, knowing how to find safe things to eat from the things that grow wild will be very helpful. Farming can provide food throughout the summer and fall … Read more

What to Know About Pocket Shot Slingshots

What to Know About Pocket Shot Slingshots

A slingshot is a weapon that generally uses a sort of elastic to launch small projectiles. These can be balls or rocks or some other small object. Original slingshots have the elastic attached to a Y-shaped item, which could be a branch or twig, or it can be made of wood or metal … Read more