More from Tim MacWelch

chips fire starter

4 Unexpected Fire Starters You Can Use in an Emergency

Survival Skills: 10 Ways to Purify Water

UST fire starting kit

Survival Gear Review: UST Watertight Fire Kit 1.0

first aid mud cast

Survival Skills: How to Make A Mud Cast in 4 Steps

cardboard in tuna can

How to Build a Tuna Can Stove

Survival Skills: 3 Wild Roots For Winter Foraging

bow drill ember

Why Tenacity in a Survival Situation is Priceless

wild persimmon

Wild Persimmon: Tricks and Treats From This Tasty Fruit

Survival Skills: How to Escape From a Car Trunk

Survival Skills: 4 Myths About Staying Warm in Winter

sog survival knife

The 4 Survival Priorities You Should Know and Practice

Ten Things You’d Want Before A Financial Collapse

Survival Gear Review: Hill People Gear Kit Bag

Survival Skills: 3 Ways To Escape Zip Tie Handcuffs

Survival Skills: Build An Off-Grid Laundromat

Survival Skills: 3 Winter Urban Survival Techniques

Survival Skills: 10 Ways To Enhance Home Security

elderberry syrup

3 Alternative Home Remedies for Fighting the Norovirus

bow drill ember

5 New Years Resolutions to Become a Better Survivor


How to Survive an Avalanche

cooking on rocks

5 Ways to Use Hot Rocks in a Survival Situation

tripod water filter

How to Build a Tripod Filter to Purify Water Afield

stick crane for campfire

How to Make 3 Camp Cooking Rigs

green cross on snow

6 Tips to Signal for Help in Winter

hatchet kindling

How to Safely Handle and Care for Axes and Hatchets

saw frame made with sticks

How to Build Your Own Survival Buck Saw


How to Make a DIY Backyard Forge

Survival Skills: 3 Handy Tricks For Ferrocerium Rods


5 Tips for Saw Sharpening and Maintenance

forged steel striker

Step Up Your Survival Skills with a Blacksmithing Class

turkey feathers on stone

How to Cut Your Own Feathers for Survival Arrow Fletchings

roasting skewer over flames

8 Tricks for Emergency Cooking in a Natural Disaster


How to Make a Sasquatch Bed for Camp

Survival Skills: 5 Survival Uses For Tannic Acid

Survival Gear Review: 550 Fire Cord

dry tinder

3 Tips for Better Tinder in the Field

Survival Skills: 7 Ways To Survive A Car Crash

tinder nest bundle

How to Build the Perfect Bird’s Nest Tinder Bundle

fritos on fire

15 Crazy Camping and Survival Hacks

homemade atl-atl spear

Survival Skills: How to Build an Atlatl Spear

a green grill for meat

How to Build a Green-Wood Grill for Camp Cooking

Survival Skills: Why You Should Learn to Track Humans

steam pit whole filled with food

2 Ways to Make a Steam Pit for Camp Cooking

spring water

3 Ways to Find Safe Drinking Water in the Spring

5 Ways To Eat Acorns for Survival

Survival Gear Review: Zippo Rugged Lantern


How to Carve with a Hook (AKA Crooked Knife)

clay earthenware by fire

Primitive Ceramics: How to Make Your Own Clay Pots

Survival Gear Review: Lifestraw Go Water Bottle