We will move once more to a world of durable goods made by hand.

frugal 101 [“use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without”]
self-restraint & avoiding sunk costs
seasonal living
DIY v. consumerism
example gear you can make yourself [ arrowheads (from tin can lids or glass bottlebottoms or TV screens or toilet ceramic ); sleeping bags from raw materials (e.g. fleece, ripstop nylon ); mini alcohol stove from metal can; backpack from silnylon; knife from aflattened railroad tie ; awl from a nail; char cloth tinder from cotton handkerchief ; tarptents; whistle from willow; solar cookers ; food dehydrators; passive solar water heaters ; rope ladder ]