How To Tie A Double Sheet Bend

How To Tie A Double Sheet Bend. The double sheet bend is used to connect two lines together and normally used to connect two ropes of unequal thickness. It is another handy knot to know for bushcraft, survival and the outdoors. A double sheet bend is a more secure knot then the sheet bend.   How to tie…

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How To Tie A Sheet Bend

How To Tie A Sheet Bend. The sheet bend is used to connect two lines of different thickness together. It can be tied and untied quickly. The sheet bend can be used with the same diameter rope as well.   How to tie a sheet bend. 1. Form a bite with the bigger line. Insert the smaller diameter…

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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 one has minimal…

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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 setup and adjust…

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Elf On The Shelf Bushcraft & Survival

Elf On The Shelf, Bushcraft & Survival. Elf on the Shelf enjoys going into the wilderness. Sometimes he will test out his bushcraft and survival skills. Let’s check out what Elf is up to, leading up to Christmas over twenty five days. Hopefully he won’t be too naughty. Day 1. Elf on the Shelf is climbing a tree,…

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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, or hitch to…

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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 can easily be…

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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 a sheet bend…

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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 is also easy…

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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 videos. 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…

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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…

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