Knowing how to think on your feet and out of the box is an important skill to have in a SHTF situation. When a problem or situation arises, being able to think creatively to make things from what you have or scavenged is invaluable.
Here are some things others have created to help you get started with your own ideas.
These are great improvised Caltrops. Simple, effective and easy to make.
If you don't have a knife on you when the SHTF, you could always make one out of stone, bone, glass, or metal. To make a Survival Knife yourself takes a lot of hard work and time but is possible.
A Spear is simple enough concept for a weapon. Just beware the wood and other objects you choose as some don't make for good spears.
A Survival Club can be made out of any blunt object. However, some nails driven into a solid Oak Tree branch with the nail heads removed has the makes of an awesome club weapon.
A Pipe Gun is very dangerous to use but could be very handy in a SHTF situation.
DIY Pummel Pipe Melee Weapon
This DIY Pipe Weapon is simple, inexpensive to make and deadly.
DIY Arrowhead From A Spoon
This is a great DIY Arrowhead From A Spoon tutorial.
The Disaster Bat (Saw Blade Slinger)
What an awesome and menacing DIY Weapon!
This DIY Flamethrower is crazy! If you decide to make your own be careful not to blow your self up.
DIY Laser Guided Blowgun
These DIY Laser Guided Blowguns are awesome and not to hard to make.
Tin Can Arrowhead
Using a Tin Can to make an arrowhead is a handy survival skill to have when supplies are very limited.
Thermite is a dangerous incendiary material that burns extremely hot which makes it perfect for melting metal and anything else.
How To Make A Survival Knife
This is a great tutorial on how to make a Survival Knife in a survival situation.
SURVCO Tactical Credit Card Axe
The SURVCO Tool is slim enough to carry in your wallet.
With just four zip ties and an improvised handle, you can make a survival axe.
Paracord Monkey Fist
Paracord can be used to make all kinds of things. This Paracord Monkey Fist is deadlier than it looks.
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