About 13 Skills
This is the home of the 13 in 13 Challenge, sponsored and created by The Survival Podcast.
Each of our members is committing to learn 13 new life skills in 2013.
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Progress Report: All the pieces are cut except the panels. I need to glue the shell together before I cut the panels.
Goal Completed: To learn to dehydrate vegetables, fruits and meats for long term storage.
Goal Completed: Store three month's worth of food. Purchase a food vacuum sealer and put up more meats, vegetables, and fruits for longer term storage.
Goal Completed: To continue to learn how to properly can fruits, vegetables, jams and jellies, soups, and meats.
Progress Report: I work in IT and have for almost a decade, so computer skills are nothing new to me, but I am seriously lacking in coding, and that is something I plan on learning more of.
Progress Report: I'm still learning learning the art as I will for the rest of my life. This is truly a hobby which will stick with me. Every year, my knowledge has increased exponentially and my private camp is turning into a home.
New Goal: I would like to be able to hit a pie plate from 500 yards.
New Goal: Learn how to turn a chunk of steel into a knife using both stock removal and forging techniques.
New Goal: I am learning German as an absolute beginner. I'm using DuoLingo, some books, Memrise, google translate and Quizlet. My goal is to be able to form actual sentences by the end of 2016.
New Goal: I will make an effort to work on my marksmanship.
Desert shooting, here i come!!!
New Goal: Starting from scratch, so I need to learn the basics.
Progress Report: I started to make a pocket knife but it didn't line up well. I had to scrap the knife and will start over soon.
Progress Report: My brother and I have been working on our rental. We have put a new floor in and a new ceiling.
Progress Report: We have harvested tomatoes, peppers and zucchini from our raised bed. I believe the rabbit poo and bedding from the winter has really helped.
Progress Started: Tried compound bow and recurve
-practicing w. ambidextrous recurve -may get a compound at some point