How To Start Fire With Plate And Steel

How To Start A Fire With A Plate And Steel. Instead Of A Flint And Steel. The traditional flint and steel is a great tool for fire making with some preparation, such as char cloth. Used with charred material such as punk wood, it can be a sustainable way of creating fire. For practicing bushcraft… Continue reading How To Start Fire With Plate And Steel

Flint and Steel Tips

Flint and Steel Tips. A traditional flint and steel is ideal for practicing some bushcraft fire-lighting skills, and a lot of fun. However, it can be a bit tricky, so here are some flint and steel tips that might make it easier. For folks who aren’t aware of the difference of some of the fire-lighting… Continue reading Flint and Steel Tips

10 Bushcraft Survival Items I Don’t Regret Buying

10 Useful Bushcraft & Survival Items, That I Don’t Regret Buying. Over the years I have tested a few bushcraft and survival items. Some items have been excellent and stood the test of time. Other equipment have failed poorly and I regret buying them. Here are my useful 10 bushcraft and survival items that I… Continue reading 10 Bushcraft Survival Items I Don’t Regret Buying

Water Bottle Bag Survival Kit

Canteen Pouch & Water Bottle Bag Survival Kit. One issue with a lot of bushcraft and survival kits is, they neglect the water element (And shelter.) of survival. Most kits can easy hold a few fire lighting tools and cutting devices, but water is harder to carry because it can be heavy and bulky.  This… Continue reading Water Bottle Bag Survival Kit

Bushcraft and Survival Kit Ideas

Bushcraft and Survival Kit Ideas. In this article I will cover some bushcraft and survival kit ideas. Which is more focused on items that can be carried in belt pouches, waist bags and haversacks, etc. Rather than the items in a backpack. The advantage of this is there might be more of a chance having… Continue reading Bushcraft and Survival Kit Ideas

Survival Keychain Options

Survival Keychain Options. Can what we put on our keychain, help with an emergency wilderness survival situation? Obviously the keychain and our pockets are limited on size with what we can realistically carry. So is it worth attaching some survival items to the keyring, or is it just a novelty token that has no real… Continue reading Survival Keychain Options

How To Wrap A Tomahawk Or Axe Handle With Paracord

How To Wrap A Tomahawk, Or Axe Handle With Paracord. Wrapping the handle of a tomahawk, axe, or hatchet with some paracord has many advantages. It can protect the handle a little bit from a missed strike, where the handle might get marks or nicks in the wood.   The paracord also makes the handle… Continue reading How To Wrap A Tomahawk Or Axe Handle With Paracord

Camping Tips

Twenty Camping Tips.  Here are some camping tips to help make life a bit easier for the family campers, beginners and the outdoor camping fans. While this article isn’t about bushcraft skills, or aimed at hikers, woodsman, there might be a few tips that may interest them as well. In no particular order, here are… Continue reading Camping Tips

Flint and Steel Troubleshooting

Flint and Steel Troubleshooting. The flint and steel is a great fire-lighting tool, however, it can have a learning curve. While the flint and steel isn’t quite as particular as friction fire, the process from spark to flame needs some steps and structure, otherwise it may not work. All the phases don’t have to be… Continue reading Flint and Steel Troubleshooting

The difference between flint & steel, ferro rod, magnesium bar

The difference between flint & steel, ferrocerium rod and magnesium bar fire starter. With the many bushcraft fire-lighting tools around, it can be a bit confusing about the names and correct terms of each one. In some outdoor YouTube channels and survival shows, there seems to be a misunderstanding about what fire lighting tools are… Continue reading The difference between flint & steel, ferro rod, magnesium bar

How To Store Your Paracord And Ridgeline

Bushcraft – How To Store Your Paracord And Ridgeline Easily. Knots and tangles in your paracord and cordage can be frustrating. So in this article we will cover, how to store your paracord and ridgeline easily, by coiling a hank of paracord. This is a great way to keep the paracord, or your ridgeline tangle… Continue reading How To Store Your Paracord And Ridgeline

Hot Water Bottle Test

Hot Water Bottle Test For The Outdoors. I recently wrote about, the hot water bottle, in which it can add some extra warmth in the sleeping bag, for the cold outdoor nights. It is another tool to know for bushcraft and survival. From writing the article, “Bushcraft tips, the hot water bottle.” it grew my… Continue reading Hot Water Bottle Test

Bushcraft Tip Hot Water Bottles

Bushcraft and Survival Tip – Hot Water Bottles For A Warmer Sleep. A great way to boost the warmth at night time out in the woods is, by using a hot water bottle. A metal water bottle heated up and placed in a sock, then in the sleeping bag, or wool blanket, creates a nice… Continue reading Bushcraft Tip Hot Water Bottles