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Need a new DIY Prepper Project to try out? We’re always looking for new DIY projects and new things to try to improve our skills.

So we made a list of 54 DIY projects you can try. Also from reading the list, you might get a few DIY prepping ideas for other prepper projects or DIY survival projects. I know I get tons of ideas that flood my head as I’m learning new ways to make things.

54 DIY Prepper Projects

Preppers are do it yourself’ers and for good reasons. It saves you loads of cash and it makes us more self-reliant. Here are 54 projects you can try to hone your skills.

1. Make a Drinking Straw Sewing Kit

You can do this project in just 5 steps.

Full instructions right here.

2. Fire Bow Kit on Training Wheels

Bows and fire, what more could you want?

This project is one of our favorites.

Full instructions right here.

3. Cigar Survival Fishing Kit

Full instructions right here.

4. Adjustable Paracord Rifle Sling

Watch this video on how to make this DIY paracord rifle sling.

5. A Can Rocket Stove

Make a DIY Can Rocket Stove. It’s one of the more fun DIY projects to try.

Full instructions right here.

6. Pack the Alpha Tent

Full instructions right here.

7. How To Render Tallow

See how to do it here.

8.  How To Make a Paracord Bracelet

how to make a paracord bracelet
Paracord Survival Bracelet Image by Prepper Pride

Have you ever made your own paracord survival bracelet? These gadgets are great. Most of them have over 5 different tools and functions. They’re small and lightweight to pack if you don’t decide to wear them on your wrist.

See the full guide on how to make them right here.

9. Practical Performace Prepper Workouts

Full instructions right here.

10. Vertical Spine Shelves

Get the step by step guide here.

11. Moving Raised Beds

Full instructions right here.

12. Siphon Gas (Without Sucking)

You got to see this…

Go here.

13. Homemade Medical Kits

Make your own DIY medical kits so you can make them quicker and save money at the same time. Makes it much easier to replace them as you use them.

Full instructions right here.

14. Camouflaging DIY Rain Barrels

Full instructions right here.

15. Ed’s Red Bore Cleaner Recipe

Full instructions right here.

16. Build The Ultimate Survival Shotgun

This shotgun is no toy…

This is for hardcore prepping for a zombie apocalypse. Or just for loads of firing fun.

Full instructions right here.

17. Clever Storage for Old DVD Containers

Full instructions right here.

18. Build a Dirty Road Girl Compost

See the building instructions for it here.

19. Coffee Can Hobo Stove

Even if you don’t want to make a hobo stove… it’s another excuse to have coffee.

Full instructions right here.

20. Todd’s Tomato Ladders

Full instructions right here.

21. DIY Camouflage for Your Rifle

Full instructions right here.

22. DIY Pallet Garden Fence and 100-Year-Old Windows

Full instructions right here.

23. DIY Fire Starter in a Drinking Straw

Full instructions right here.

24. Make Your Own Herbal Medicine Kit

Conventional medicines have gotten out of control today. Go natural with herbal remedies.

Full instructions right here.

25. DIY Pemmican: Bread of the Wilderness

Some say this is the ultimate survival food.

Full instructions right here.

26. Arm Pit Probiotics and DIY Deodorant

Even when SHTF and you’re alone in the wild, after a while you will need to make your own deodorant to save yourself…

Full instructions right here.

27. A DIY Survival Sling Shot with Big Game Capabilities

Would you rather have a slingshot or a tactical knife?

Full instructions right here.

28. Make A Low-Cost  DIY Sub-Surface Irrigation System

Full instructions right here.

29. Make a Tin Olive Oil Lamp

Full instructions right here.

30. A DIY Farmhouse Table, DRG’s Grocery Bag, and Chair Planter

Full instructions right here.

31. How to Make a Bench From a Cedar Tree

Make your own Cedar bench using tools you may not have used before.

Full instructions right here.

32. Make Down and Dirty Sauerkraut

Full instructions right here.

33. Fletching Arrows with Duct Tape

Full instructions right here.

34. Build a Fresnel Solar Cooker

Full instructions right here.

35. Make a Portable Camping PVC Pipe Air Conditioner

Full instructions right here.

36. How To Make Homemade Cream

Full instructions right here.

37. Grow Your Own Organic Grocery Store

Full instructions right here.

38. How To Make Char Cloth

Full instructions right here.

39. How Yo Make a Hand Pump

Full instructions right here.

40. Make Zeer Pots: Keep Food Cool Without Electricity

Full instructions right here.

41. How To Run Electronic With Dead Batteries

Full instructions right here.

42. How To Make a Solar Oven

Living off the grid and use solar for energy?

Full instructions right here.

43. How To Make an Oil Lamp

Need a light source? Make a DIY oil lamp

Full instructions right here.

44. Free Hot Water Forever

Free and forever are two words that have a nice ring to them.

See how you can get free hot water here.

45. How To Make a 5 Gallon Bucket Air Conditioner

Air conditioners will run you at least $100. Save that money and make your own DIY air conditioner.

All the steps are here.

46. How To Make a Solar Powered Box

Get the full instructions here.

47. How To Make a Prepper Stove With Just Scraps

Instead of tossing your leftover scraps. Make a DIY Stove.

Right here.

48. How To Use a P-38 or P-51 Can Opener

Watch this video guide for a survival can opener.

49. Make a DIY Survival Shelter With $5

50. Prep Your Fruit Stockpile In Your Prepper’s Pantry

There are many different fruits you can store for emergencies that won’t go bad for a while.

Canned and freeze-dried fruits for example. Check and prep your stockpile, add some fruit next to the beans and rice.

Check out this emergency supply of freeze-dried fruit.

freeze dried fruit emergency food

51. How To Make a Firebrick

Instead of recycling your newspapers and magazines. You can use them to make firebricks and firelogs.

Think about how much you’d save from having to buy firewood.

52. How To Make a Winter Cowboy Bedroll

Watch this video on how to make a DIY Cowboy Bedroll.

53. How To Store Spices In Straws!

Straws make great ways to store spices. They’re easy to pack and weigh next to nothing.

Here’s how to do it.

54. How to Build a Bushcraft Tripod

Are you a hardcore bushcrafter? Make a DIY Bushcraft tripod.

Go to the step by step guide here.

Conclusion

There are tons of DIY projects for preppers that you can try in this list. I’ve done most of them and they were fun to try out. Most DIY projects are fun and you always learn something.

How many of these DIY prepper projects have you tried?

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