A step-by-step guide featuring easy-to-follow picture tutorials on how to build your own DIY survival projects from one of the prepping movement’s most prolific authors
Author Jim Cobb has taught readers how to fortify their homes, survive for weeks without electricity and prepare themselves financially for years of economic turmoil. Now he turns to some of his favorite DIY projects to teach his thousands of fans how to create cheap, easy and ingenious tools to help survive any natural disaster. Using step-by-step black and white photographs, Cobb shows how to turn a couple of plastic fast food straws and dryer lint into a 100% waterproof and incredibly easy to use fire starter. In another DIY project, he shows readers how a few boards and an old storm window can be turned into a simply cold frame greenhouse that can be used to extend a garden’s growing season. Down and dirty survival techniques teach readers how a couple of plastic soda bottles and an old credit card can easily become the world’s smallest fishing kit. Have a couple keys from an apartment vacated long ago? Cobb shows how they can easily become makeshift arrowheads. He also explains how to turn an old hardcover book into a hidden safe for small valuables and cash. Prepper’s Survival Hacks is filled to the brim with intriguing, fun and innovative projects to secure any home.