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

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

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

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

How To Tie A Double Fisherman’s Knot

How To Tie A Double Fisherman’s Knot. The double fisherman’s knot is a popular knot and used for joining two lines or ropes together. It also useful for bushcraft and survival. As the knot can also be used for tying lanyards and making loops with the one piece of cordage. How to tie a double… Continue reading How To Tie A Double Fisherman’s Knot

How To Tie A Fisherman’s Knot

How To Tie A Fisherman’s Knot. The fisherman’s knot is used to connect two lines together. It can be tied quickly and also be used to make a loop between the two lines. The knot consists of basically tying two overhand knots. Below are two versions of how to tie the fisherman’s knot. The first… Continue reading How To Tie A Fisherman’s Knot

How To Tie A TautLine Hitch

How To Tie A Taut-Line Hitch. The taut-line hitch is another good knot to know for bushcraft, survival and camping. It is easily adjustable and can slide up or down the line, however when it is under load, it will hold fast. (Similar to a prusik knot.) A taut-line hitch can be used to help… Continue reading How To Tie A TautLine Hitch

How To Tie A Timber Hitch

How To Tie A Timber Hitch. The timber hitch is used for attaching a rope to a pole, or structure. One of its early uses, was to help it move logs, hence its name. A timber hitch is quick and easy to tie and untie, even after a heavy load. It is a good knot,… Continue reading How To Tie A Timber Hitch

How To Tie A Clove Hitch

How To Tie A Clove Hitch. The clove hitch is easy tie and is useful to know for bushcraft, survival and outdoor use. It can be used to help with general bushcraft duties, like to starting off and ending lashings to secure shelters, make tripods, etc. An advantage of the clove hitch is that it… Continue reading How To Tie A Clove Hitch