Essential Tools

The basic categories of essential tools required for survival in our very uncertain future without electricity can be broadly classified under the following categories:

  1. Non electric cooking and kitchen equipment

  2. Wood cutting and splitting tools for heating and cooking

  3. Carpentry tools for repairs, construction, and shelter building. Photos of carpentry tools.

  4. Home defense firearms; Knives;

  5. Medical and nursing supplies, including radiological testing equipment; and

  6. Preservation oils, lubricants, grinding and sharpening stones, files, etc, for the maintenance of the essential tools.