Category: Bushcraft

Learn about the old age old skill of bushcraft. Bushcraft blends so well with SHTF and emergency preparedness.

How To Get Water From A Tree – Survival

How To Get Water From A Tree

Please only attempt to get water from a tree if you know will be removed or is not wanted when practicing. SHTFDAD has a nice video from Rob at Sigma 3 Survival school that illustrates how to fairly easily get …

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DIY Long Term Woodland Shelter

DIY Long Term Woodland Shelter — Have you ever given thought to the unlikely chance of having to bug out and you have no where to go? No other safe house? Well this article has over 20 photos to give you an idea how to make a long term habitat with from the woodland.

Have you ever given thought to the unlikely chance of having to bug out and you have nowhere to go? No other safe house? Well, this article has over 20 photos to give you an idea of how to make …

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9 Ways Birch Bark Can Save Your Life In An Emergency

9 Ways Birch Bark Can Save Your Life In An Emergency — Just like any other type of wood, birch bark has a variety of different beneficial uses, although harvesting this timber must be done so carefully.

Just like any other type of wood, birch bark has a variety of different beneficial uses. Although harvesting this timber must be done so carefully. There are 9 different ways birch bark can save your life in an SHTF emergency.  …

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Between a Compound Bow and Recurve Bow Which is the Best for Survival?

Between a Compound Bow and Recurve Bow Which is the Best for Survival? - Many people have their opinions when it comes these two. However, they lack the evidence to back their choice.

Between a compound bow and a recurve bow, which is the best one for survival? Many people have their opinions when it comes these two. However, they lack the evidence to back their choice. To assist you to make the …

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Mapping Bugout Routes

The bugout is a tall order, as it should be. There is no reason something so important shouldn't take a lot of your effort.

The bugout is a tall order, as it should be. There is no reason something so important shouldn’t take a lot of your effort. For a long time the bugout has been more about the bag and its contents than …

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Identify the Deadly Spiders of North America

How To Identify Spider Bites And Treat them - The hobo spider likes it out west. The black widow has been found in every state except Alaska. Please always seek professional help from a licensed practitioner if you suspect you have been bitten by a spider.

On the grand scale of threats we face on a regular basis, spiders are pretty low on the list. In fact, they are pretty helpful creatures to have around.  Spiders eat tremendous amounts of disease-carrying mosquitos. This is a very …

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How to Build a Home/Cabin Out of a Shipping Container

Container -- If you have been following me for a while you will know I have posted a few great articles that went viral about shipping containers. If you missed them check them out before reading this article. How To Buy A Shipping Container and Why You Shouldn’t Bury A Shipping Container Bunker Underground

A shipping container is much stronger than traditional wood frame construction, inexpensive, and a great starting point to build a home or cabin. If you have been following me for a while you will know I have posted a few …

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Top 25 Survival Skills to Know and Why

Top 25 Survival Skills to Know & Why - I’m a firm believer that knowledge is the best advantage you can have when in the wilderness. And here’s the reason why: you’re not always going to have your fancy equipment in a survival situation.

When it comes to survival, which do you think is better: having fancy equipment (knives, flashlights, etc.) or having knowledge? Most people would immediately answer, “Of course the answer is knowledge!” While the topic is certainly debatable, I’m a firm …

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Design and Build a Woodworking Bench

Design and Build a Woodworking Bench - This is an article about building a work bench. You see, a work bench gives your endeavors a home and that is an important thing to have. It gives you a place to work on projects and store tools.

While much of our economy has moved to the online world, its important that we do not give up on all of physical trades that exist. I don’t just mean turning them into a career.  I mean that they need …

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Three of the Best Bushcraft Classes

Have you been thinking about taking your bushcraft and survival training to the next level?

Have you been thinking about taking your bushcraft and survival training to the next level? Maybe its time to explore the nationwide selection of schools that are offering all sorts of courses on the subject. All over America you can …

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