Practical Survivalist helps survivalists/preppers reach their goal of self survival in a Grid Down/SHTF situation by proving free informational DIY type videos with which they can learn to prepared in an emergency situation.Our Intention is help each and every survival oriented individual in gaining self sufficiency and skills to live in every conditions.
- How to build a Dirt Cheap Waste oil Barrel Heater .Easy to make and also doubles as a cookerThis video series shows the build of a easy to build and inexpensive Waste Oil Heater which can be used for heating your garage.I am using my own waste oil burner design in this heater and it will be burning waste motor and waste vegetable oil as a fuel source.Free heat is easy to achieve from waste oil and if you can't weld it is possible to bolt this all together with just a little resourcefulness.This stove design will allow me to make changes to the waste oil burner unit in a modular way.This free heat shed heater works great as a heater and it's possible to even cook on this. Making lots of heat for free is really easy.
- DIY Video: How to build an efficient rocket mass heater from scraps for your garageThis Video series shows the build of an efficient rocket mass heater from scraps for your garage.This rocket mass heater is the ultra high efficiency, mass based, thermal storage, chambered combustion, for internal energy dissipation, causing time released electromagnetic radiation, and conduction of energy, heating system.Not only do they provide your home with wonderful warmth but they can also heat your home at a fraction of the cost and without leaving that harmful carbon footprint. Best of all, you can build one yourself, and this is an amazing way of helping keep your home off the grid and self-sufficient.
- How to process your own Firewood by building a Cheap log spiltter made out of Scrap materialsThis 3 part Video series shows the build of a hydraulic log splitter for cheap, by salvaging parts you can build a DIY splitter that will help with processing your firewood. the Total cost was about $400 to build.I had the 6.5 hp motor from another project, I salvaged all of the metal , some of the scrap came from my work.We used our CNC plasma torch on this project and It made quick work cutting out all of the parts, But one could always free hand cut all the parts fairly easily with a torch.