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About David Nash
David Nash has been lucky to have worked lots of interesting jobs in his life, he is a former U.S. Marine Corps non-commissioned officer, correctional supervisor, firearms/use of force instructor, emergency management planner, Emergency Operations Center supervisor, radiological response trainer, author, podcaster, and personal reliance advocate.
David an alumni of Jacksonville State University where he earned a BS in Emergency Management with a minor in Homeland Security.
David believes in continual education, and spends a large amount of time and resources attending new training and learning how to teach a wide variety of related topics.
Among David’s many licenses are Tennessee Handgun Carry Permit Instructor, Tennessee Certified Security Guard Trainer, OCAT Pepper Spray Instructor, and Monadnock Advanced Baton Instructor. As well as former certifications as a Utah Concealed Firearm Instructor, North Dakota Concealed Weapon Test Administrator,
He has completed numerous additional courses though the Department of Homeland Security in such subjects as: Emergency Management, Response to Terrorist Attacks, Hazardous Materials, Radiological Response, Search and Rescue, and Critical Incident Stress.
David is a state certified Hazardous Material Technician, and has completed many courses in the area of WMD and Terrorism response.
He also has an active membership in the Emergency Management Association of Tennessee, and has received their highest certification, Emergency Management Professional.
David has taken over 2000 hours of in person formal training in multiple disciplines, including many courses dealing with instructor development and Train the Trainer (TtT). David has also taken hundreds of independent study courses to keep abreast of changing technology in adult learning.
David believes that knowledge, skills, and attitude – as well as proper mindset, trump having the newest or fanciest gear. David is a DIY prepper, and likes to think of himself as a prepper macgyver that is able to take academic knowledge to formulate on the spot solutions to a wide variety of problems.
He doesn’t teach from a high academic pedestal, spouting what he once heard somewhere, or spend the majority of class time with war stories designed to stroke ego. He spends class time teaching what he knows works and passing on both what is needed to know to get the job done.
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Are you and your family self-reliant? Will you be able to provide for them and keep them safe? The best way to prepare for the future is not through fancy tools and gadgets—it’s experience and knowledge that will best equip you to handle the unexpected.
Everyone begins somewhere, especially with disaster preparedness. In 52 Prepper Projects, you’ll find a project for every week of the year, designed to start you off with the foundations of disaster preparedness and taking you through a variety of projects that will increase your knowledge in self-reliance and help you acquire the actual know-how to prepare for anything.
Self-reliance isn’t about building a bunker and waiting for the end of the world. It’s about understanding the necessities in life and gaining the knowledge and skill sets that will make you better prepared for whatever life throws your way. 52 Prepper Projects is the ultimate instructional guide to preparedness, and a must-have book for those with their eye on the future.
The Basics of Beginning Leatherwork is a practical guide that will start you off right.
This book shares simple yet practical knowledge which covers all the essential items needed for someone to get into leatherworking.
This guide for new leatherworkers covers things like:
- What are the essential tools?
- Finding inexpensive tools
- Homemade tools
- Basic techniques
- Where to get leather
- Dyeing and finishing leather
- Starter Projects
- How to find new patterns
- Tips on getting into leatherwork as a business
The handbook is suited to new leatherworkers and hobbyists wanting to expand into a cottage business.
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Each book in this set holds solid information geared toward beginning hobbyist, as well as links to multiple videos explaining the processes described in more detail.
- The Basics of Raising Backyard Chickens
- The Basics of Raising Backyard Rabbits
- The Basics of Beginning Beekeeping
- The Basics of Homemade Cheesemaking
- The Basics of Making Homemade Wine and Vinegar
- The Basics of Homemade Cleaning Supplies
- The Basics of Baking
- The Basics of Food Preservation
- The Basics of Food Storage
- The Basics of Cooking Meat
- The Basics of Make Ahead Mixes
- The Basics of Beginning Leatherwork
Check out this series, it is packed with valuable information that will jumpstart your journey to being more sustainable and self-sufficient.
Sergeant Davis was on active duty as a US Marine, when he stumbled into a knife fight outside a local bar, he had to jump in and help. A little mousy guy was getting killed, and Davis wasn't about to stand by and do nothing.
The fight went as expected until the Sergeant threw his first punch.He did not expect it to knock out a 6-foot 6 hulk, but what he saw in the man's eyes changed his life forever.
The man's skin was hanging off his face like a mask...underneath that mask were scales. His training took over, and he took care of whatever that thing was.
Unfortunately, he killed the wrong alien.
Now, Sgt. Davis finds himself in the middle of a fight bigger than his planet, and it's all his fault. His actions at the bar that night had big consequences, and now he is forced to make a choice:
Will he let Earth suffer for his actions, or will he desert the Corp and take the punishment himself?
You'll love this military sci-fi adventure, because everyone enjoys taking it to the alien invaders.
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The Basics of Making Homemade Cheese is a practical guide that shares simple yet practical knowledge which covers everything you need to start learning how to make your own simple cheeses from the comfort of your own kitchen.
This guide to home cheesemaking covers things like:
- How to make a simple farmhouse cheddar cheese
- How to make a warm and fresh ball of homemade mozzarella
- How to make Cheese cultures
- How to make Cream Cheese
- How to make yogurt and Greek yogurt
- How to make a vegetable rennet from a common “weed”
- How to make Tofu and Seitan
- How to make cheeses from powdered milk
- DIY Cheesemaking equipment
- and much more …
The handbook is suited to kitchen enthusiasts of all skill levels and those wanting ideas for simple DIY cheesemaking equipment and alternatives to make your kitchen cheesemaking a less expensive hobby.
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In this book, a seasoned correction academy instructor outlines how to confidently and effectively choose, use, carry and decontaminate pepper sprays.
This book contains vital footnoted sections on applicable US State laws, information on mindset, and how pepper spray strength in measured so you don't mistakenly buy the cheap stuff.
The Author, David Nash, is no publisher with a team of ghostwriters churning out crud. He is a long time use of force instructor and has certifications in law enforcement firearms, firearms instructor training, chemical agents, electronic restraints, specialty impact munitions, baton, and defensive tactics.
He has several traditionally published books before venturing into the eBook arena.
If you want good information that is presented logically and simply then there is no better choice.
21 Days to Basic Preparedness is written by a known preparedness expert. The author is both a certified emergency manager with 12 years experience working in state level disaster preparedness and response as well as a member of the prepper community. As a matter of fact David had the third highest prepper score on the Nat Geo show Doomsday preppers as well as worked more than 20 Presidentially declared disasters.
In this book David brings together state of the art emergency management concepts with tried and true prepper techniques in a way that can quickly and cheaply begin a families preparedness journey.
The Basics of Beginning Beekeeping is a practical guide written from the perspective of a beekeeper with 7 years of experience with beehives in a suburban front yard.
This book is a little different than most beekeeping books, as the goal is to build a setup that requires little interaction by replicating natural and organic methods as much as possible.
This guide to backyard beekeeping covers things like:
- Why small cell bees
- How to control hive beetles without chemicals
- How to paint and seal a hive
- How to move your hive
- How to assemble frames
- What are the essential tools for beekeeping
- DIY equipment
- How to install your bees in a new hive
- How to harvest honey
- and much more …
The handbook is suited to new beekeepers and those wanting ideas for simple DIY equipment to make your backyard hive more efficient.
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What about making your own vinegar or fermented hot sauces?
The Basics of Making Homemade Wine and Vinegar is a practical guide, from a family that had made hundreds of gallons of wines and vinegars over a decade of urban homesteading.
This book shares simple yet practical knowledge which covers the basics you need to be successful in-home fermentation.
This guide to kitchen winemaking covers things like:
- The basic steps to make wine (including recipes)
- How to inexpensively bottle and cork wine
- How to turn leftover wine into artisanal vinegars
- How to test and store your vinegar
- How to make mead and melomel
- How to ferment peppers for an unbelievable hot sauce
- and much more …
The handbook is suited to home cooking enthusiasts wanting ideas for simple DIY home brew. This hobby does not have to be expensive or complicated to give you lots of enjoyment from simple wine recipes.
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- The Deserter: Sgt Davis discovers a plot to destroy Earth and creates a fighting force to defend his home planet
- The Revolution: General Davis leads a revolution against the corrupt alien intelligence that spreads slavery and tyranny throughout the galaxy
- The Return: The Legion is disbanded by cowardly politicians and the Planetary Republic is enslaved by a returning alien race, William Tell Davis must lead the resistance if Earth will ever be free.
The Basics of Raising Backyard Rabbits is a practical guide, from a family of rabbit raisers.
This book shares simple yet practical knowledge which covers all aspects of raising healthy and happy rabbits in suburban or even urban backyards.
This guide to backyard rabbits covers things like:
- Why keep meat rabbits
- Breeds of meat rabbits
- Rabbit husbandry
- How to bottle feed baby rabbits
- Building shelters for your rabbits
- How to feed and water your rabbits (including simple automated systems)
- DIY equipment for butchering
- How to butcher
- Bonus tips for home canning your rabbit meat
The handbook is suited to new rabbit keepers and those wanting ideas for simple DIY equipment to make your backyard rabbit keeping simple and easy.
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