Active Shooter Survival Active shooter scenes have played out across the United States and abroad in recent years.  The reality is that it does happen, but not as often as the media portrays.  The threat is real however and can happen anywhere.   Most people are not trained to react toRead More →

Where There is No Dentist Were there is no Dentist is one of the most downloaded manuals or ebooks for a reason.  This manual covers basic care for gums and teeth for self reliant people and those who don’t have access to regular dental care.   This is a good toolRead More →

Marks’ Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers Solve any mechanical engineering problem quickly and easily with the world’s leading engineering handbook Nearly 2300 pages of mechanical engineering facts, figures, standards, and practices, 2000 illustrations, and 900 tables clarifying important mathematical and engineering principle, and the collective wisdom of 160 experts helpRead More →

1881 Household Cyclopedia The 1881 household cyclopedia, is a look into the way things were done before all of the technology and machinery.  This manual covers a very large spectrum of topics and is ideal to pick up some good tips for those of you that are into self reliance. Read More →

The need to prepare is real • Disasters disrupt hundreds of thousands of lives every year. Each disaster has lasting effects, both to people and property. • If a disaster occurs in your community, local government and disaster-relief organizations will try to help you, but you need to be readyRead More →

This manual Australian Bushcraft is a serious guide to survival and camping.  This manual covers ropes and cords, knots and lashings, huts and thatchings, camp craft, food and water, fire making, animal habits, travel and weather, time and direction, and is 319 pages. To download this manual, please click theRead More →

This Book explains basic blacksmithing techniques and gives step by step instructions on how to make a range of tools and products.  It is divided into six sections, each of which has been designated to follow on from the one before.  By working through the book in order in whichRead More →

Yes, you are not imagining it, you are looking at a copy of the legendary, the impossible-to-track-down, the $160-for-a-crumbling-copy at a rare-books auction where the guy selling it is a fat nerd and is never going to use the fantastic shit herein… the once lost, but now gloriously found… ThisRead More →

The Dutch Oven is a cast iron pot, with a top, that can be used over a fire.  Typically, the meal is placed into the pot and coals from the fire are placed below and on the lid to control the heat.  These are amazing, and one of my favoriteRead More →

Canning can be a safe and economical way to preserve quality food at home. Disregarding the value of your labor, canning homegrown food may save you half the cost of buying commercially canned food. Canning favorite and special products to be enjoyed by family and friends is a fulfilling experienceRead More →