How to Make a Paracord Jig

Paracord Jig

This tutorial will show you how to make a paracord jig, a helpful tool for making paracord bracelets. There are a few limitations to this jig. This particular jig adjusts by moving the location of the anchor points in the wood rather than sliding the wood. But considering this was made in less than 5 … Read more

Basic Paracord Survival Bracelet Instructions

Paracord Bracelet Cobra

This simple tutorial will provide instructions to make a paracord survival bracelet.  The pattern we will be using is typically called the “cobra weave”, “cobra braid”, or “cobra stitch”.  This is an extremely popular pattern as its very easy to work with and can pack about 1 foot of paracord into about 1 inch of weave. … Read more

What Is the Best Way to Purify Water?

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Most people know that 75% of our bodies consist of water. Most people know that drinking water is vitally important to life. And most people know how and where to find clean, purified water. But what if you don’t have access to clean water? What if you live in a place where clean water isn’t … Read more

Hardtack – The Ultimate Survival Food

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What Is Hardtack? Hardtack is essentially a hard cracker that is made from flour, salt, and water. It came about several centuries ago when proper food storage was scarce and the more durable a food was, the better. Even though it’s been around since the days of Egyptian Pharaohs, it’s more well known for its … Read more

Cleaning your Tent after a Hike

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If you love to hike or camp, you already know that the days of the basic all-purpose tent are long gone. Today there are so many kinds of specialty tents! There are backpacker tents, car camping tents and family tents. There are all-season, 3-season and 4-season tents. More importantly, some of these tents do not … Read more