14 DiY Projects for Wilderness Self-Reliance
by Todd Walker
Utilize your Possum Mentality and make your own stuff. At the end of the day, your ingenuity will be rewarded with one-of-a-kind handcrafted items that will cause your haversack to swell with pride.
Turning your bushcraft buddies green with envy isn’t the goal, but you gotta admit, munching on pemmican you made while applying your diy fixin’ wax to your ax handle around the campfire is not only personally satisfying – but a open-source learning session.
Here’s 14 I’ve put together for you. What’s your best diy wilderness project?
Wool blanket hunting shirt
Waxed jute twine
Notice the dried chucks of pine resin to the right.
Making char material to ensure future fires
Fishing and hunting options
You can never have enough fat wood in your kit!
DRG’s bejeweled pace beads!
Not bad for an “almost free” yard sale find!
Fishing line taped
Bread of the wilderness!
Trading theory for action by practicing Doing the Stuff skills for self-reliance is how we roll. So find your spot around the fire and share your best DiY bushcraft projects… the comment section is open!
Keep Doing the Stuff,
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Daisy Luther is a coffee-swigging, gun-toting blogger who writes about current events, preparedness, frugality, voluntaryism, and the pursuit of liberty on her website, The Organic Prepper. She is widely republished across alternative media and she curates all the most important news links on her aggregate site, PreppersDailyNews.com. Daisy is the best-selling author of 4 books and lives in the mountains of Virginia with her two daughters and an ever-growing menagerie. You can find her on Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter.