Category Archive: Primitive Skills

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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Feb 09

How To Build Different Fire Structures

Learn how to build a log cabin fire, the tee pee and the lean to fire. All will burn but some will burn a little longer and some will burn a little hotter. It is nice to know the different ways just so you have choices. How To Wilderness shows you how to build each …

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Feb 05

How to Cook and EAT Giant Grubs Insects

This tutorial of how to cook and eat giant grubs insects is a primitive life saving skill that will give you calories and nourishment in emergency dire situation. Your first reaction to this article was probably a sense of revulsion. Billions of people already eat insects in Asia, Africa, and Latin America every day. Here …

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Feb 01

How to Carve a BushCraft Wooden Spoon

This step by step tutorial of How to Carve a BushCraft Wooden Spoon shows how it is possible to carve a wooden spoon from a simple chuck of wood. Each step has a coordinating picture with instructions as well as a youtube video to help get the feel of the motion of carving. You want …

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Jan 11

How To Make A Swedish Fire Torch aka Canadian Candle

How To Make A Swedish Fire Torch aka Canadian Candle is a primitive skill that provides for heating, lighting, insect and predator deterrent, cooking and for a psychological sense of security in the wilderness. Steps to building a Swedish fire torch: Dig a fire pit one and a half from around the log and encircle …

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Jan 08

How to Build a Campfire On Snow

How to build a campfire on snow in needed primitive survival skill that could safe your life on a cold winter day.  Maybe you had a plan to venture out into the woods during winter or be chance an mechanical problem in a vehicle stopped you as you were just passing through. Staying warm can …

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