JWR’s Recommendations of the Week:

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is on DIY home projects. (See the Instructional Videos section.)


Wranglerstar’s book published last year deserves a second mention: Modern Homesteading: Rediscovering the American Dream.

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Home Workshop Setup: The Complete Guide (Home Woodworker Series)

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Practical Woodshop Projects: 24 No-Nonsense Projects to Improve Your Shop

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The Home Blacksmith: Tools, Techniques, and 40 Practical Projects for the Blacksmith Hobbyist


Movies & Television:

The 12th Man.  An amazing true story of a Norwegian resistance fighter. In Norwegian and German, with English subtitles.  Available on DVD and Blu-Ray, or for free streaming to folks who have Hulu.com.

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Yojimbo & Sanjuro (The Criterion Collection)


Instructional Videos (DIY Home Projects):

How to Build a Fallout Shelter at Home | Cold War Era Educational Film | 1960

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Best Tree Stand Money Can’t Buy – DIY – Tree Stand & Cart

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Kel-Tec KSG Shotgun disassemble & reassemble

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Everything you need to know about Loctite/ thread locker & guns. (This rather lengthy, but instructive.)


Gear & Grub:

For those of you are HK rifle fans, I spotted these available online: HK 8-Rifle Wall Mount Racks.

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Homak 12-Drawer Parts Organizer, Black

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These two freeze dried canned foods with 10+ year shelf lives are both considered classics and staples:

Mountain House Rice & Chicken 10 Can Freeze Dried Food – 6 Cans Per Case


Mountain House Chili Mac w/ Beef 10 Can Freeze Dried Food – 6 Cans Per Case


Make a Suggestion

Want to suggest Recommendations of your own? Then please send them to JWR. (Either via e-mail of via our Contact form.) Thanks!