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How To : Sharpen a bushcraft knife in the bush

This video tutorial will show you how to make your bushcraft knife as sharp as possible by using the Japanese Water Stone. This Bushman how-to video will give you full instructions on how to use the stone plus an introduction to a lighter method. So, get out your water stone ...more

How To : Tie rope knots for bushcraft & survival

Andrew Price demonstrates several knots useful for bushcraft and wilderness survival. Learn how to tie the reef knot, clove hitch, half hitch, bowline knot, climber's knot, and how to lash knots together.

How To : Tie a Plank Hitch bushcraft knot

The video is about creating a plank hitch making use of string and a couple of logs. The video begins with placing a piece of string in a particular pattern on the ground and then placing wood logs on top of it. The string is tied around the logs using a particular knot. The s ...more

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You're alone in the wilderness. Stranded. Hungry. Cold. What do you do? Naivety could be your downfall, but you don't need to be an Army Ranger to survive. The five most basic survival skills are fire, shelter, signaling, first aid, and food and water. Learn them. Know them. ...more

How To : Trap animals

In this how-to video, Andrew Price of Dryad Bushcraft teaches methods of trapping animals in a survival situation. Learn methods of tracking animals as well as the West County trap and wire snare method. Watch this video hunting tutorial and learn how to trap animals like a re ...more

How To : Use an axe

Andrew Price of Dryad Bushcraft demonstrates the varied uses of an axe. Demonstrated techniques include chopping and carving as well as axe maintenance and sharpening.

How To : Use a cut throat razor to shave in the bush

A video about bushcraft skills is probably the last place you'd expect to find anything about mens grooming and shaving, but here we are. If you can use a cut throat razor, you can master any blade. This video tutorial will not only show you how to shave, but it will show you ...more

How To : Make a fork and spoon in the bush

In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to make utensils in the wilderness. You'll see how to make a wooden fork, spoon, pot hanger and support when out in the woods. Also, learn how to clean your knife using moss. A nice piece of hazel wood is what you'll want for this survi ...more

How To : Use a knife in the wilderness

The knife is easily the most important tool in Bushcraft. Learn various cutting techniques as well as the parts of knife, the qualities that go into a good knife, and how to maintain and take care of your knife. This bushman video tutorial will show you everything you need to ...more

How To : Make a figure four deadfall trap

See how to make a figure four deadfall trap. This is a great survival trap that can be easily constructed (with practice) out of very basic materials that in most environments can be easily found. The trap can also be made with very limited, or primative tools. This trap is a ...more

How To : Find shelter in the woods

Learn how to construct a shelter in the woods from Andrew Price of Dyad Bushcraft. Where are the best places to build shelter? What should you look for? Andrew will teach you what a 'basha' is and how to tie the best knots to build hammocks and other wilderness shelters.

How To : Identify trees and their uses

Ever wonder what tree is which in the bush, or what each tree is useful for? This video tutorial will show you how to identify the various trees that are useful in Bushcraft. Andrew Price explains the difference between the trees, like Ash, Beech, Holly, and Elder trees, and t ...more

How To : Start fires with bamboo Army style in Afghanistan

Operation fire-saw. The British Army use tips from Bushcraft & Survival Skills Magazine to boost morale in Afghanistan and to practise their firelighting skills using an article written by firelighting expert Dave Watson. This shows how to light fires with bamboo and a fire s ...more

How To : Build a bivouac shelter

Bushcraft and Survival Skills Magazine and video jug team up to demonstrate how to build a bivouac shelter. Materials you will need are: a bivouac, a ground sheet and a knife. Choose right spot for camp. Is there a fuel source or water nearby? Is there a water source? These an ...more

How To : Filter water in the woods

Andrew Price of Dyad Bushcraft teaches you how to create a crude water filter from natural materials. The usage of military-grade and other hi-tech filters is also demonstrated.

How To : Build a survival shelter in the forest

Bushcraft and Survival Skills Magazine and Videojug team up in this informative video to demonstrate how to create a lean-to emergency shelter with minimal resources. You will need an uprooted tree, sturdy straight branches and plenty of leaves and debris. Choose the right spo ...more

How To : Use a machete modified with a "scandi" edge

On this video from Bushcraft Machete, he explains the purpose of a scandi edge and how to use it. He uses the machete as a planer, stripping the bark from a log by holding the machete almost flat against the log and tapping the back of the blade with a stick. He explains that ...more

How To : Use natural fire lighters in the wild

Bushcraft And Survival Magazine, and Videojug team up to demonstrate how to use natural fire lighters in the wild. Various techniques are explained. Flammable materials readily available in the wild are maya sticks, birch bark, cramp balls. Good luck practicing your bushcraft. ...more

How To : Split wood using an axe or a knife

Videojug and Simon Eller of Bushcraft And Survival Skills Magazine team up in this informative video to demonstrate how to split wood with a knife or axe. Place your knife where you want to split the wood and use another reasonably heave piece of wood to strike the knife. Good ...more

How To : Make a fish hook from a bush

The video is about making a fish hook for the winter bushcraft national winter tutorial. The first step is to take a small stick and cut it so as to make it thin. Then an angle is cut at one end of the piece. The angle cut can be according to the maker's wish. Then cut out the ...more

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Do you ever wonder what we're looking for when it comes to how-to articles? As with how-to video submissions, what we're looking for are great, detailed, and passionate articles contributed by people with deep knowledge in their fields of interests. You'll learn how to: Inst ...more

How To : Find water from your surroundings

Bushcraft and Survival Skills Magazine and Videojug team up to bring you this informative video demonstrating how to find water from your surroundings. You will need: plastic sheeting, a plastic bad, a small spade or digging stick, containers that will hold water, a filtration ...more

News : Compost human manure

Going green has never been so hardcore as Jack Mountain's bushcraft podcast. This is basically a 10 minute poo tutorial. Fortunately for us, Jack's "deposit" is simulated, and we are spared seeing the real act or his prodigious backside. Know this. In the area of human compo ...more

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