diy: sandbags

Sandbags are incredibly useful for fortification, reinforcing existing structures or barricades, and/or serving as a water barrier. I save and convert all of my family's old pants into sandbags. For the RECESS shelter, I use them to protect my automated sentry boobytrap.

diy: improvised sandbags

hit the jump for an image of my completed sandbags and an informational PDF

improvised sandbags

For more information on the proper use of sandbags, please see this PDF from Kenneth Hellevang at NDSU in Fargo.