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 first knots that…

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Primitive Technology Book Review

Book Review - Primitive Technology. A Survivalist’s Guide To Building Tools, Shelters & More In The Wild, By John Plant. John Plant has a huge following on YouTube with his channel called Primitive Technology. John makes primitive tools and shelters in the wilderness. He doesn’t speak on the videos and there is no narration. The videos and the…

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Bushcraft & Survival Uses Billy Pot

Bushcraft And Survival Uses For The Billy Pot. The humble billy pot, has many bushcraft, camping and survival uses. Besides the obvious use of boiling water to prepare a coffee, it can be a container to hold unusual items, or be used as a multi-purpose cooking utensil. The billy pot is also known as a bush pot, billy…

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Best YouTube Bushcraft & Survival Videos

Best YouTube Bushcraft & Survival Videos. A little while ago I wrote an article about the Best YouTube Survival Videos, which was based on short term survival. More of a wilderness emergency and survive until a rescue type scenario. In this article, it is my pick of the best YouTube bushcraft and survival videos. Which has some YouTubers…

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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 attaching a tarp…

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Tripod uses for bushcraft and camping

Tripod uses for bushcraft and camping. The tripod has multiple uses for bushcraft and the outdoors. With just three poles and some cordage, it is easy to build. The tripod can support a lot of weight with the right size poles and correct lashings. Here are some tripod uses for bushcraft and camping. 1. To support a ridgeline…

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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 a handy survival…

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Bushcraft & Survival Memes

Bushcraft & Survival Memes Sometimes in the bushcraft, survival and outdoors field, we take ourselves a bit too serious. Latest custom knives, survival kits, BOB (Bug Out Bag.) and a survive anywhere attitude. At times we need to lighten up and have a laugh at ourselves, ............ or others, so here is something a bit lighter, - bushcraft…

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How to use a watch as a compass

How to use a watch as a compass. The watch method for navigation is useful for finding the cardinal directions of, north, south, east and west.  While not being hundred percent accurate, it is handy for crude navigation for bushcraft and survival. In this article we will cover how to use a watch as a compass. There are…

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Survival Fishing Limb Lines

How To Set Up Survival Fishing Limb Lines. The limb line is a springy pole or limb with fishing line attached and a hook.  It can be a flexible green stick, or a young sapling, like a fishing rod. Or even a tree limb overhanging close to the water line can work for a limb line. For survival…

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Zebra Billy Pot Review

Zebra Billy Pot Review. I must admit, I have wanted a Zebra Billy tin for ages. However, my trusty Kookaburra Billy tin has been great and going strong, so I really didn’t have a good reason to get the Zebra pot. Still, I was keen on testing the billy, and the kids needed one for their camping kit,…

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Survival Fishing Trotlines

Survival Fishing Trotlines.A fishing trotline is a mainline with multiple smaller dropper lines attached to it. The dropper has a hook attached to it. Survival fishing trotlines are a good tool to use and a useful skill to implement.As the fish will generally hook them-selves and you can leave it unattended for long periods of time. You can…

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Winter Bushcraft Tips

Winter Bushcraft Tips. Winter can be unforgiving and harsh in some regions. Here are a few winter bushcraft and survival tips that can help keep you drier and warmer.1. Avoid sweating.Don’t over-exert yourself. If you start sweating and then stop moving, you can get wet and cold easily, which can lead to hypothermia. Wear the correct minimal clothes…

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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. However, the phone case…

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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 term and long…

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