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The DIY Backyard UNDERGROUND Apocalyptic Bunker


Could this be the ultimate man cave and survival cell for backyard gardens everywhere? British garage inventor and video maker Colin Furze managed to get a TV channel to sponsor a doomsday bunker in his backyard.

There are still a couple things left on the to-do list to really make the bunker resilient. As Colin says, “There are more things to add such as air filtration and different power source” (and what about heating? It gets cold underground).

While this bunker might not live up to military specifications it’s still, as Colin puts it, “a great space”. I can’t help daydreaming about my own backyard bunker, although a priority that would be high on my list of wants would be a second exit passageway as an exit. I’d be a lot more comfortable in a bunker knowing I had two ways out.

Unfortunately the water table is very high on my property so I’d have all kinds of challenges to deal with to avoid underground drowning, corrosion, etc.

Check out the four videos below for the full build throughout all its stages.

Part 1- The Plan

An UNDERGROUND BUNKER in the back garden, i have dreamt of this for a while now to go with my superhero mods and crazy inventions so when asked what i would do if faced with the end of the world the 2 ideas become one and so here we go i’m building a full scale full on bunker in my own back yard……..and someone else is paying muhahahaha.

Part 2 – The Dig

The diggers are in and I’ve ripped up my back garden and turned it into a quarry. Only now can I see the scale of this project… this one’s BIG.

Part 3 – Making the Bunker

Welding welding and more welding but what a creation, from the vertical entrance and sneaky tunnel leading to the beautiful arched roof in the main room this has all the ingredients to make an excellent safe house and super villain lair.

Part 4 – Concrete

With bunker made now we just need to cover it, finish the vents and restore the garden so its all top secret…….apart from the million odd people who have watched me build it lol.

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