We'll break down the basic tools and equipment you'll need at the very least to ward off a zombie apocalypse. Of course you're going to want to wield a huge machete, but what else should you carry besides weapons when fending off hoards of the undead?
There are lots of weapons one could use for self defense purposes. Weapons designed for hand-to-hand combat can have many advantages over long-range weapons like bows or slingshots. This list discusses several common melee weapons for self defense purposes.
One of the simplest and easiest animal traps is the famed "deadfall". It's principle is simple, a heavy object rests lightly on a loose support and when that support is bumped, the heavy object falls onto the prey, hopefully killing it instantly.