Emergency Rope

How To : Make rope from plastic bags in an emergency

Need rope, but don't have any. This is a great emergency trick for making rope with plastic bags. This video demonstrates a simple method for converting your used plastic bags into rope. It requires only bags and a working set of hands. It's a easy way to reuse plastic bags - ...more

How To : Tie the Slatt's Rescue Belt knot design

In this video TIAT shows you how to make a rescue belt. Begin by making a basic knot in the center, holding that knot on the top of your ring finger and between your thumb begin making loops. To create these loops extend the strand to the right side of the knot straight out pa ...more

How To : Assemble a Survival Kit

I am writing this quick post in response to the recent earthquakes and tsunamis that are affecting Japan. As soon as the news broke, and we began to hear of tsunami warning for our area, I immediately realized how under prepared I was for a natural disaster. The thing that dro ...more

How To : Tie an Albright knot variation

The Albright Knot, demonstrated in this how-to video, was developed for fishing, but as it was created to tie together to diameters of rope or line, can be useful for many different reasons to tie knots. The Albright knot is relatively strong, so it's good to be able to tie th ...more

How To : Do the Mountaineer Method for rope coiling

Here is an effective way to coil a long rope and use as an emergency method of transporting an injured person. Learn how to survive in the wild. You never know when you'll be stranded on a desert island, lost in the deep woods, or be a contender for Survival, the TV show. Thi ...more

How To : Make a hammock without sewing

No place to sleep tonight? In a pinch, a little bit of rope and some fabric can be transformed into a hammock bed. This is a great skill for camping, emergency situations, or even communal living. Make sure to use a sturdy enough cloth, and replicate these same knots so that t ...more

How To : Unlock A Door In Case Of An Emergency

Materials Needed! Video: Undo a door's chain lock from outside with string, yarn or shoelaces. Basically all you need is some kind of rope like material. For example, you can use the following: Yarn, Thread, Floss, Ribbon, shoe lace. Just make sure it's about 2 to 3 feet in l ...more

How To : Make a DIY Roasting Rack for Your Turkey

One of the golden rules to cooking a Thanksgiving turkey is to place it on a roasting rack before it goes into the oven. Missing this step and cooking it directly on the pan will burn the bottom of the bird, resulting in overcooked, dry meat. Don't Miss: Unlock Your Oven's Se ...more

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