DIY Homemade Toilet Bucket

How to make a DIY homemade toilet bucket. For camping, when you need to go, you can just dig a hole and do your business and cover it back in with the dirt. But, what happens if the sewage goes down at home? With the recent COVID 19 pandemic, the chances of the sewage system clogging up are…

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Toilet paper alternatives

Toilet paper alternatives for home and the outdoors. For most of us toilet paper is an essential and everyday item. What most of us don’t know is there are plenty of toilet paper options from all over the world. Here are some toilet paper alternative ideas. Some options are for the city and suburban residents, who have been…

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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 perfect. However, if…

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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 what. Some shows…

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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 free. It also…

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Improvised Pillows For Camping

Improvised Pillows For Camping And The Outdoors. While the inflatable pillow doesn’t take up much room in our sleep system, sometimes we might forget to pack it. Or the inflatable pillow might get a puncture and go flat. Perhaps we want to go ultralight, or no extra room in our pack and not take a pillow. Maybe we…

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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 interest to see…

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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 warmth on those…

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Bushcraft & Survival Uses For The Dry Bag.

Bushcraft & Survival Uses For The Dry Bag. The dry bag is a versatile piece of equipment for bushcraft, survival and outdoors. It has more uses then just keeping clothes dry for kayaking and canoeing. Here are over 16 uses for the dry bag. 1. Survival kit bag. A dry bag can be part of your bushcraft and…

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Fire Making Book Review

Fire Making - The Forgotten Art Of Conjuring Flame With Spark, Tinder And Skill. By Daniel Hume. Book Review. I first heard about Daniel Hume’s book, from Paul Kirtley’s podcast. (The podcast is highly recommended for anyone interested in bushcraft and the outdoors.) Paul interviewed Daniel about his interest in bushcraft and his quest for learning primitive fire…

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Bushcraft & Survival Kit Layers

The Importance Of Layering Your Bushcraft & Survival Gear. Plus the 10 C’s of Survivability and Redundancy. Layering of bushcraft and survival gear is extremely important. Layering of your kit is basically giving you more options in case you lose a layer, like a pack gets lost or damaged. (Note: This article is picture heavy, about halfway down…

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Old Timer Bowie Knife Review

Schrade Old Timer Bowie Knife Review. The Schrade Old Timer Bowie knife is full tang, large knife, over 15“ long. In this knife review, I put it through its paces and field test it. I wanted a large Bowie knife where I could use it for duties like, helping with shelter building, delimbing branches, some carving, foraging and…

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Wild Edibles Recipe Grey Saltbush

Wild Edible Recipes - Grey Saltbush (Atriplex cinerea) Grey saltbush (Atriplex cinerea) is found along some coastal areas of Australian and salt marshes.  It is a great plant to know for bushcraft and survival, as it is versatile wild edible for cooking and pretty tasty. In some places it is an abundant shrub and easy to forage for.…

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How To Tie The Bowline Knot

How To Tie The Bowline Knot. A bowline knot is used to tie a fixed loop. The bowline can be used in bushcraft, survival and camping, like to attach guy lines around a webbing loop, or grommet on a tarp or tent. Also the bowline can be used as part of a hammock system. The bowline can be…

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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 fisherman’s knot. 1.…

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