Awesome homemade fire starter….

February 4, 2015 Rourke 13

I recently discovered an inexpensive and highly effective homemade fire starting creation: wax impregnated cotton disks. I am not overly familiar with women’s make up nor what is used to apply/remove it however these small […]

How to make char cloth

December 17, 2013 Rourke 6

I was recently introduced to char cloth with a brief demonstration. I was impressed with how well it worked and how simple it sounded to make it. I decided to make my own and documented […]

Starting a Fire: Fresnel lens

November 28, 2011 Rourke 7

Starting a fire is one of the most rudimentary basic activities that a survivalist/prepper must be able to do. Whether for cooking, warmth, light, or protection – building a fire is critically important. One method […]

This weeks assignment: Matches

August 19, 2011 Rourke 12

Super cheap but highly valuable – matches. For $10.00 you can buy thousands of them. Many stores actually have books of them for free – giving them away with their logo on them. In a […]