Harvesting Spruce Root For Lashing – Primitive Skills



Instructables website shares a tutorial on how to harvest Spruce Root for lashing to be tied or woven.

The strong roots of the Spruce make sturdy lashings, and they are ideal for sewing and lacing bark containers, canoes and other items.

Gathering one or two roots from a live tree normally doesn’t threaten the life of the tree – over-harvesting roots a single tree will kill it.

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