I have finished the forge and me and the boys have tried practicing a bit. We have failed a few times and could not get the forge hot enough to heat the steel to the temp we needed. I did some research and realized the color of the steel when heated was the key, we… Read More FORGING IN FIRE AND WOOD!
So you’re in a large store with your family? When all of a sudden you hear someone yell, he has a gun! What will you do? You then hear multiple gunshots and they are not stopping. How do you protect your family? and what will you do? I know that’s a thought you do not… Read More PREPARING YOUR KIDS FOR THE UNEXPECTED!
I got our forge done we put some more plaster and perlite together at a higher concentration of plaster instead of using the silica sand. It worked very well and after we got the blower wiring hooked up right so it blows into the forge instead of sucking out it worked better….LOL It’s just part… Read More DIY HOMEMADE BLACKSMITH FORGE Part 2
We decided to make a forge and start doing some knives ax heads and other tools we may need on the homestead. There are so many pieces of metal all over our property we figured we might as well repurpose it. You will need some perlite and some plaster of Paris. The perlite is cheap… Read More DIY HOMEMADE BLACKSMITH FORGE Part 1
I decided to do a post about homestead self-sufficiency what is it to you? So does it mean you eat your own animals for food and grow your own veggies and can them to live off them all year? I know years ago it was not so hard to do it but now each state… Read More SELF SUFFICIENCY ON THE HOMESTEAD
I wanted to do a post about survival and some options that you may want to have. I have put some examples from Amazon in my store so if you need anything they will be a click away. 1. Bugout bag, you can get one similar to what the military uses or even go to… Read More SHTF AND SURVIVAL OPTIONS