Make Your Own Lump Charcoal

You can make your own charcoal. If you are burning off brush or other stuff anyway, this is an easy way to stock it up. 1. Get a 55 gallon metal drum with a fireproof lid.2. Choose good split & seasoned wood – cherry, oak, or hickory all work well. Chop into 3-4 inch pieces.3.

Twenty Steps to Greater Self Reliance

Here are twenty things to do to provide better self reliance & self confidence of your situation, for you and your family. Pick a few of these and do them soon. I snagged the list from The Survival Podcast (all proper attribution given below). Here’s the list with my thoughts on each item when appropriate.