https://youtu.be/EknMRLx6G6o The REEL Striker is a multi functional fire steel made from High carbon steel. The striking edge is deferentially heat treated to ensure a proper temper for throwing sparks AND maintain its overall strength and durability! There is a “divot” pre-drilled into the striker to be used as a hand bearing block when making friction fire with … [Read more...] about A great bit of kit
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Here I share a “tidy” method on how to trim and remove scales from a self-bow in this “over the shoulder” clip. https://youtu.be/6rU9_NLMMA4 …after the hide has been glued in place...a method that will also be in the members only section, I begin to trim off the excess. A small sharp file is perfect for this task. I use a feathering technique. Only light … [Read more...] about Snake Skin & Duct Tape!
Mushrooms, like the Morel, Puffballs, Sulphurshelf and shaggy mane variety fit into what Clyde M. Christensen calls the "Foolproof Four". If you want to safely identify & forage wild edible mushrooms I highly recommend this book, its a must have for the beginner mushroom hunter. There are some great recipes in the back along with a few easy preservation … [Read more...] about Wild Mushroom ID
The world revolves and repeats itself in patternsLearn to recognize these patternsLearn how to become an integral part of positive movement and lifeYou will be a better human for doing thisjb … [Read more...] about Learn from the Earth, she is the BEST Teacher
Animals are great indicators of changing weather and fronts approaching~Hawks flying high means a clear sky~~When chickens roost in mid day expect rainy delay~~When roosters calls before he goes to bed, he will rise with a watery head~~Crow flying alone means bad weather approaches~~Swallows nesting high in trees mean a mild spring and summer, swallows nesting low will bring … [Read more...] about Animal Indicators
"A ring around the sun or moon, means rain or snow coming soon"It usually happens in the colder months of the year- It is a formation of ice “crystals” that we are seeing. If you can see a “break” in the halo/ring...that will be the direction of the bad weather front fast approaching!Understanding and interpreting how the sun and moon affect the earth is a crucial skill, … [Read more...] about Look UP!
Here's a quick project you can do to get a few extra rounds easily at your fingertips. I hunt mainly with single round weapons. My .22lr is no exception and I was thinking "wouldn't it be nice to have a few rounds at my fingertips" and so the carrier/tab was born. I tie the tab securely to my sling or to my haversack strap for easy access. This is a project you can make with … [Read more...] about Quick Extra Shell Carrier/Tab
You're gonna love this one. Did you know: when you use "fools gold" you are really increasing your chances of obtaining a spark from your steel striker. It's true. Here's why... The many facets of the mineral deposits on Iron Pyrite will increase your odds of obtaining a sharp edge when you strike it against the steel. There is also a VERY good chance the Iron Sulfide … [Read more...] about Iron Pyrite + Fire Striker?
https://www.facebook.com/jamielburleigh/videos/vb.100001860894485/919317148140306/?type=3 … [Read more...] about Paracord Fly