Make a pine resin torch to light your way

Having fire and making some light is an important survival skill, this isn’t just a way of brightening up an area but of having fire…

Make your own knife handles – Home grown “micarta”

A number of people, both in the UK and U.S. have been asking me for more detailed instructions on how I make my canvas/denim “micarta”…..which…

Making a Glue Stick using primitive methods

In this article, Patrick McGlinchey of the Backwoods Survival School based in Scotland guides us through making a glue stick, a primitive method of creating…