Secret Life of Household Tools

Secret Life of Household Tools

( – Many of us have tools in our house or on our property that we use for gardening or home improvement. Most people never think about the fact that many of these items may have a secret life… one waiting to be unlocked by an innovative survivor.

For example, as the video below explains, a pair of old hedge shears can become a makeshift sword with a little elbow grease and ingenuity. Read on to find out alternative uses for other tools in your home.

You probably have a surplus of weapons for self-defense, and you don’t even know it. For instance, you can use something as simple as a rope or chain as a weapon. No one wants to be on the receiving end of a heavy spinning chain.

Obviously, there are plenty of options when it comes to alternate uses for axes, hatchets, sledgehammers, wedges, and mauls. Conveniently, you can use any of them as a weapon with no modifications.

You can also use garden tools such as hoes, rakes, pitchforks, and hand shovels as improvised means of self-defense. For improved performance, you can sharpen their points and edges.

As you can see, there are plenty of self-defense options out there. You just have to be resourceful. When it comes to defending yourself, you also need to react at a moment’s notice. Check out how you can get geared up quickly when faced with a disturbance on your property.

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