You might think it looks easy to start a fire in the wilderness, but it’s not… Additionally, it’s also not always all that easy to light a BBQ or wood burner at home either. Everyone, no matter how proficient at starting fires, can benefit from having some cheap and easy to make firestarters ready to […]
Money Saving, Frugal DIY Projects
Here you will find all the money-saving DIY projects and tutorials we have published. Almost all of these DIY projects are based on self-sufficiency. Most of these projects are frugal and low-cost. Many will also save you money! Here are a few of our most popular natural pest control posts --
DIY Septic System Tutorials – 55 Gallon Drum & Tank Systems.
Log Home Plans: 40 Free Log Cabin Floor Plans & Blueprints.
How To Build A DIY Water Wheel Generator – 2 Free PDF Guide.
How To Get Free Firewood: Heat Your Home 100% For Free!
This might just be the best cheap DIY electricity generator we have featured! It is fairly straightforward to build and it can generate a huge amount of free off-the-grid electricity. The level of constant electricity generated in the video is outstanding. I think the best thing about this generator is that it can be powered by […]
The other day I was talking to a friend of a friend. He was telling me that he had an asbestos roof on his shed, he had been quoted $100s to get it removed safely by a professional asbestos removal company. Instead he purchased a $5 facemask and did the work himself. He was […]
I have kind of seen this idea before, but this video tutorial below is great at showing just how simple this is to do, and how effective it is for keeping small valuables hidden and safe. You could have several of these throughout your house. Another method is to use a real (obviously not wired […]
If you have some land, all the free water you could ever need might be just below your feet… Imagine the saving and the freedom of having your own water supply would bring… All you would need then is the solar panels for some electricity and a wood-burning stove to cooking and heating, and then […]
That’s right folks – those are everyday off-the-shelf snow shovels! The whole thing cost less than $200 to build… And if you think you’ll have difficulty getting some cheap snow shovels, Amazon is your friend. Check out the video below to find out how to build this super simple windmill. This windmill, when connected to […]
It seems strange to me now that K.W.N has been online for just over a year (2013), and we have done 100s of DIY, emergency preparedness and homesteading posts, BUT this is the first post we have done about beekeeping… I keep reading about small-scale beehives in jars, apparently, with a bit of planning and […]
If you live by a source of running water, one option for electricity generation is a water wheel generator. I think a lot of people assume it needs to be a fairly sizeable source of running water, but if you watch the video below, you will see a water wheel generator built, running, and generating […]