Too Many Chiefs

There is an old saying in the military that a plan is good until the first shot is fired. If you have ever been involved with creating and executing any kind of large scale plan, military or not, you know…
D.A.R.E. to Survive

You took your time and carefully squeezed out your prepping supplies and gear from your budget. You put together your plans based on the knowledge of your local threats and conditions but with an eye towards the possible major “Level…
How to Make Wet Wood Burn

Ever have trouble trying to burn wet/green wood? I do! But that problem can be easily solved by chopping the wood into smaller pieces correctly. The video below shows you how to the chop the wet so that it will burn.…
How to Build a Battery Bank

The battery bank is the most important component of your off-grid powering system (See How to Build an Off-Grid Power Source). Once the sun goes down, the battery bank will provide electricity throughout the night if built correctly. The trick to…
The Fatwood Handle Ferrocerium Rod

Below is a video about 4 Directions Bushcraft’s Fatwood Handle Ferro Rod. An awesome ferrocerium rod for survival purposes. Its large fatwood handle is great for making wood shaving to ignite your fire! Available on Amazon!