Category Archive: Primitive Skills

Jun 28

How to Use Leaves in Homesteading and Survival

This amazing collection of tips of how to use leaves in homesteading and survival could come in handy when you need it the most. Being able to survive on your own if you become stranded in an unfamiliar wilderness area will depend solely on your ability to keep your wits about you. Nothing will be …

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May 01

Build a Bushcraft A Frame Sleeping Shelter

This step by step tutorial of how to build a bushcraft A frame sleeping shelter is a primitive skill that can save your life by helping you not freeze to dead. Building a structure to sleep on that is above the ground level keeps the coldness of the earth from lowering a person’s body temperature …

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Apr 10

How To Make Coconut Oil From Scratch

This step by step tutorial of How To Make Coconut Oil From Scratch does not need any fancy equipment just your time and effort.   Native people have been using this primitive skill to create homemade coconut oil for hundreds of years. Coconut oil offers a variety of health benefits when used in cooking, skin …

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Mar 17

Aztec Split Pouch Hunting Stone Sling

This step by step tutorial of how to make a Aztec Split Pouch Hunting Stone Sling is a primitive skills tool and a insightful video showing how to use it. This is a functional tool from the past that can be as effective today in sending a rock flying at high speed. With tons of …

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Mar 10

How to Husk Coconut Using a Machete

This step by step tutorial of how to husk a coconut using a machete in a primitive skill that shares how to get the coconut water and chewy fruit meat to eat. The outer shell of a coconut is so hard that it seems almost impossible to crack if you’ve never done it before. Here …

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Feb 17

Alaska Native Women Turn Fish Skins Into Clothing Material

This amazing look into how Alaska native women turn fish skins into clothing material is a primitive skill passed down for generations. As quoted from the article, “Salmon skin can be tougher than Gore-Tex or as soft as velvet. And everything you need to transform the scaly hide into a workable piece of clothing or …

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