How To Tie A Square Knot

How To Tie A Square Knot. (Reef Knot.) Another well-known knot that is handy to know for bushcraft and camping is the square knot. Which is used for joining two ropes to each other. The square knot is also called the reef knot. Use similar diameter cordage for the knot. (For different size rope, use… Continue reading How To Tie A Square Knot

How To Tie A Figure Of Eight Knot

How To Tie A Figure Of Eight Knot. The figure of eight knot and it’s variations of the knot, is popular for rock climbers. However it is also useful for bushcraft, camping and survival. It can be used for a stopper knot and prevent the rope or cord from slipping through or out. The knot… Continue reading How To Tie A Figure Of Eight Knot

How To Tie An Overhand Knot

How To Tie An Overhand Knot. (Thumb knot.) An overhand knot or thumb knot as it can be called, is a basic knot, but is handy for bushcraft and camping. It is one of the simplest of all knots and a base for many other knots. The overhand knot was probably was one of the… Continue reading How To Tie An Overhand Knot

Bushcraft How To Tie A Prusik Knot

How To Tie A Prusik Knot.(Hitch.) The prusik knot (Hitch.) can be easily slid up or down a rope, but when tension is put on the knot, it will bite into the rope and hold. As the tension and position can easily be adjusted with the prusik knot, it is ideal for bushcraft uses. Like… Continue reading Bushcraft How To Tie A Prusik Knot

How to modify a Bic lighter

How to modify a Bic lighter for bushcraft and survival use. I enjoy playing around with the flint and steel and various methods of friction fire, but the Bic lighter provides instant flame. (Most times, so also have back up fire lighting tools.)  While it can be susceptible to the cold and wet, it is… Continue reading How to modify a Bic lighter

Phone Case Survival Kit Options.

How to Make a Phone Case Survival Kit. The mobile phone is a great emergency tool in a survival situation. It can help by calling rescuers, using an app with a map and GPS, a torch light, or using a compass app. But technology can break down. Such as no reception, a flat battery, etc.… Continue reading Phone Case Survival Kit Options.

Best YouTube Survival Videos

Best YouTube Short Term Survival Videos. I recently wrote an article on my pick of best bushcraft and survival books. Which if you had these books, or more accurately, some knowledge gained from these books, combined with a correct mindset and a basic survival kit, would help your chances in a survival situation. (Both short… Continue reading Best YouTube Survival Videos

How To Use A Hexamine Stove

How To Use A Hexamine (Hexi or Esbit.) Stove.   The hexamine stove or “Hexi stove or Esbit.” is a versatile piece of cooking kit for camping, hunting, fishing or hiking.  Used by numerous army services worldwide for decades, the hexi stove is simple, lightweight and reliable. Is uses hexamine compressed tablets, (Hexi tabs.) for… Continue reading How To Use A Hexamine Stove