Sunshine to Dollars

Sunshine to Dollars

Sunshine to Dollars is a very cool book, it has a great balance of theory with how to advice. I haven’t followed any of the plans in the book my self, but I have used all the concepts to enhance existing…

Stressfire, Vol. 1 (Gunfighting for Police: Advanced Tactics and Techniques)

Stressfire, Vol. 1 (Gunfighting for Police: Advanced Tactics and Techniques)

Lets face it, practicing basic fundamentals is not sexy, it is necessary, but not every shooter will spend money on a school that teaches repetition of basic shooting skills. Because of this, many firearm instructors will create new techniques so…

Using a Broadfork

Using a Broadfork

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The Gift of Fear and Other Survival Signals that Protect Us From Violence

The Gift of Fear and Other Survival Signals that Protect Us From Violence

I am a fan of Gavin De Becker’s work, and this is (in my opinion) his best work. He uses The Gift of Fear to further his argument that fear is necessary for survival, and that, in our “safe” modern world,…

Storey's Guide to Raising Rabbits

Storey’s Guide to Raising Rabbits

Storey’s Guide to Raising Rabbits is as essential to the owner of pet rabbits as it is to the farmer raising rabbits for meat or fur. Breed selection, year-round care and feeding, safe housing, humane handling, and disease prevention and…

Storey's Basic Country Skills: A Practical Guide to Self-Reliance

Storey’s Basic Country Skills: A Practical Guide to Self-Reliance

I am partial to Storey’s books, they are great all around reference books.  While it is not as complete as a book dedicated to a single topic, Basic Country Skills gives basic information on a variety of topics.  Which is…

Starving the Monkeys

Starving the Monkeys

Of all the non-fiction books I have read, Starving the Monkeys is in the top 5 of books that have influenced who I am and who I am growing into. This is one of the neatest books I have read…

The Herbal Medicine-Maker's Handbook: A Home Manual

The Herbal Medicine-Maker’s Handbook: A Home Manual

This is a good complement to a disaster medicine library.  When I bought The Herbal Medicine-Maker’s Handbook I thought it was a listing of medicinal plants. I was wrong. While there are some listings of specific plants and their uses, this…

Shoestring Survivalism

Shoestring Survivalism

Shoestring Survival is a complete budget-minded blueprint for preparing for tough times. Self-reliance veteran Andy James shows you dozens of shoestring survival methods that cost little or nothing yet will tremendously advance your preparedness for any sort of large-scale emergency,…

Secrets to Building a Plastic Injection Molding Machine

Secrets to Building a Plastic Injection Molding Machine

Creating with plastic can be fun and can be a profitable hobby as well. But most plastic components these days are created by huge, expensive plastic injection molding machines. Molten plastic is forced under enormous pressure into intricate molds. On…