Here’s a fun project that will let you tap into your primitive side. All you’ll need is a knife, a couple feathers, and some sinew or cordage. Make a little walkabout into the woods and cut your materials, carve them into tools, and try some target practice. You can use atlatls to hunt (where legal) or in survival situations.
Video: How to Make a Primitive Atlatl
Here's how to fashion a basic atlatl for survival hunting