Category Archive: Primitive Skills

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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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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