By Cody Griffin

Power in the form of gas and electricity is likely to become extremely limited if not cut off completely in a disaster situation.  Wood would be, as it always has, one of the primary means of heating your home, cooking your food, and building shelters on the go or re-fortifying your home.

In fact, many of us already already use wood for heating or cooking. The supply of wood around the world is decreasing and prices for lumber are on the rise.

Here on Survivopedia, we’ve featured an article on which types of trees or wood are best used for burning, carving, and making survival weapons. We’ve also discussed the value of wood stoves, furnaces, and fireplaces for heating your home for survival. Considering our previous post about using wood to run your car, it’s obvious that we need to delve into the practice of…

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