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Best Tools to Store in your DIY Bushcraft Camp

Posted by Jamie Canterbury on September 17, 2019   •   axe, bushcraft camp, folding saw, Habilis Bushtools, survival knife

Best Tools to Store in your DIY Bushcraft Camp

There are many tools that the DIY bushcrafter will rely on. Some of them, like a wood mallet, can be crafted from the very wood that surrounds them. Others, like a folding saw, require a little more craftsmanship. You will likely put them all to use in your DIY Bushcraft...

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Build the Ultimate Woodsman's Wilderness Survival Kit

Posted by Jamie Canterbury on August 22, 2019   •   Ferro Rod, flint and steel, mora knives, next fire mentality, survival gear, survival kit, survival knife, wool blanket

Build the Ultimate Woodsman's Wilderness Survival Kit

Through the misty morning the voice of the forest clicks, chirps, snaps, and sings. Have you ever started your day with a campfire coffee, watching the fog dance through a wilderness valley? When you talk about real rarity in this lifetime, it comes from the places your woodsman’s wilderness survival kit can...

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Understanding the Deadfall Trap and Passive Survival Food Sourcing

Posted by Jamie Canterbury on August 08, 2019   •   Deadfall Trap, fish traps, Primitive trapping, snares

Understanding the Deadfall Trap and Passive Survival Food Sourcing

The Survival Food Fantasy Squatting behind a large fallen oak, you stand at the ready with your hand-carved bow and cedar arrows. You are a marble statue and the woods hardly notice you. Neither does the giant whitetail deer. You pull back your bow and prepare to fire on what...

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Building the Right Mess Kit for Easy Eating in the Wild

Posted by Jamie Canterbury on July 08, 2019   •   haversack, mess kit, survival gear, survival knife

Building the Right Mess Kit for Easy Eating in the Wild

Eating In the Wild The early stages of the sunset are leaving brushstrokes of pink and blue on the edges of puffy clouds. Your fire is roaring, and your camp is staged. Months ago, you scouted this area and it looked to be perfect. Now it’s time to reap the...

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Best Survival Knife for 2019

Posted by Larry Catt on March 05, 2019   •   mora knives, survival gear, survival knife

Best Survival Knife for 2019

Every year a new crop of gear hits the internet and the store shelves. It’s a very exciting time for gear junkies and those looking to do some shopping. The 2019 year offered up some great knives for the bushcraft and survival enthusiast. These survival knives range from high-end to pocket...

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2019 Summer Outdoor Survival Gear Checklist

Posted by Larry Catt on March 05, 2019   •   bank link, Ferro Rod, survival gear, survival knife, water container

2019 Summer Outdoor Survival Gear Checklist

Some of the most practical survival gear is neither outrageously priced nor ‘just for the diehard survivalist.’ There are simple pieces of survival gear that are ‘must-haves’ to take along on any summer outdoor activity. 

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The Best Survival Knife is…

Posted by Jamie Canterbury on February 20, 2019   •   survival gear, survival knife

The Best Survival Knife is…

The best survival knife is a knife that is durable, comfortable, and has been built to withstand the punishment of a wilderness emergency situation. While a good survival knife should meet certain criteria, eventually it all comes down to quality and preference. How a knife handles for you and what...

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10 Ways to Use a Survival Knife

Posted by Larry Catt on February 17, 2019   •   survival gear, survival knife, survival training

10 Ways to Use a Survival Knife

A survival knife is among the first pieces of equipment that come to mind when most people think of bushcraft. The versatility of a survival knife as tool and weapon makes it one of the top 3 items in your pack No woods-wanderer should be without a dependable knife.  While there...

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5 Essential Survival Knife Features

Posted by Larry Catt on February 02, 2019   •   survival gear, survival knife

5 Essential Survival Knife Features

A quality survival knife must to be able to perform dozens of functions. Whether you are batoning wood or preparing a meal, your survival knife must be able to live up to the demands you place on it. Because your survival knife is one of the most important items to...

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How to find food in the winter.

Posted by Jamie Canterbury on January 02, 2019   •   Deadfall Trap, Foraging, Survival Food

How to find food in the winter.
One of the most difficult aspects of surviving in the wild during winter is sourcing food, but it can be done. In this post, we will cover how to source food as a survivalist in the winter; from foraging to making a deadfall trap.

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Why You Need A Survival Tarp in Your Pack

Posted by Jamie Canterbury on December 09, 2018  

Why You Need A Survival Tarp in Your Pack
The top three needs of any survival situation will always be water, shelter, and fire. Every survival pack you build should meet these needs. One of the most overlooked pieces of gear is the survival tarp. If you don't have a tarp in your pack, this is why you need one...

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Ways to Carry a Ferro Rod

Posted by Jamie Canterbury on August 29, 2018   •   Ferro Rod

Ways to Carry a Ferro Rod
The Ferro rod is far and away the most effective, efficient and sustainable fire-starting tool on the market today. While it may seem more convenient to have matches or a lighter, the Ferro rod is the way to go, and we'll tell you why in this post.

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Finding Flint in the Wild

Posted by Jamie Canterbury on August 26, 2018   •   flint and steel

Finding Flint in the Wild
While rocks surround us and make up our landscape, it's rare we give them the time or effort they deserve. It might just be that one day a rock could save your life in an extreme survival situation. Learn how to identify flint and use rocks for survival in this post.

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Why A Deadfall Trap is Better than Ammo

Posted by Jamie Canterbury on August 20, 2018  

Why A Deadfall Trap is Better than Ammo
The .22 rifle is probably the most popular goto food getter in the survival world. The gun is small and accurate, the ammo is cheap, and it is used in modern hunting today. But what about deadfall trapping? Learn about what makes it better than ammo in this post!

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The Primitive Blunt Tip Arrow

Posted by Jamie Burleigh on August 08, 2018  

The Primitive Blunt Tip Arrow
I will explain how to make a simple primitive blunt arrow out of easy to find materials and a survival knife!

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