Primitive SkillsHow to Husk Coconut Using a Machete

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 is a way to crack it open and it doesn’t matter if the coconut is young, green, white, brown or with husk.

Just a few ways the coconut nut can be used:

  • Charcoal from the hard shell

  • Coir from the fibrous husk

  • Coconut water

  • Coconut flour

  • Coconut oil

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How to Husk Coconut Using a Machete
How to Husk Coconut Using a Machete

The only places in the United States where coconut palms can be grown and reproduced outdoors without irrigation are Hawaii, southern and central Florida and the territories of Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

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This video shares tons of facts about how the native Hawaiians used coconuts for many different uses. Listen and learn, as well as enjoy.

Melissa Francis
Melissa Francis
Greetings! I'm Melissa Francis, the founder and primary contributor to The Homestead Survival. With over 20 years of experience in homesteading, sustainability, and emergency preparedness, I've dedicated my life to helping others achieve a simpler, more self-reliant lifestyle.

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