Fire pit using concrete tree rings

I thought this looked kind of nice and easy so I figured I had better save it. We recently moved from the remote north-woods of  Wisconsin where large lakeside fire pits were simply dug into the ground and lined with large rocks creating great campfires.  We now live in a residential neighborhood in  the Central […] Read more »

Fuels: Pros, Cons, and Long Term Storage

In any survival situation some type of fuel is necessary be it liquid, vapor, or solid. Fuel will be used for heat, light, transportation and cooking. Each fuel has its good and bad points. You do not know when you will need this fuel so the effects of long term storage are a primary consideration. […] Read more »

Make a hobo tin-can portable rocket stove

By Barbara at If adorably quirky perky BBC gardener Alys Fowler can scavenge veggies to throw in her variousgarden allotment  campfire contraptions, well then, so can I. My bigger garden is a bit of a walk from the house and sometimes I get a hankering to make a cup of tea or herby stew before I’m done with the […] Read more »