Make: Like the Pioneers - PDF
Drawn from the pages of Make: magazine, these 13 projects might just save your life.
You may have mastered Arduino and 3D printing, but what will you make when the power goes out? This book, featuring projects drawn from previous issues of Make: and Craft:, features projects you can build with little or no technology. Whether it's making your own cider or starting a fire with a bow drill, the projects in this book will let you keep Making even when you're away from civilization. Whether you're on a camping trip or fortifying the last human settlement against hordes of zombies, you'll find something in this book that will keep you happy, engaged, and most important of all . . . alive!
- Make your own bacon soap
- Light a matchless fire
- Cider-making 101
- Make your own paper and bind your own book
- Create a 'fool's stool,' a Rok-Bak chair, and learn to lash
- Pickle grapes and beets
- Brine and roast a turkey
- Make a Da Vinci Reciprocating Machine
- Craft your own oil lamp like cave dwellers of yore!