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Primitive Cattail Survival Basket

Primitive Cattail Survival Basket

Common cattail (Typha latifolia) grows in many climates around the world Cattail is one of the most useful plants on earth They provide both food and material for making baskets, rafts, bedding, and shelter I am measuring twelve pieces about one meter long to make the structure of my basket Soaking the leaves in water …


Primitive Technology: Palm Thatched Mud Hut

Primitive Technology: Palm Thatched Mud Hut

Gathering posts for the frame Making a hole in the ground to set the posts Tying up poles to finish the frame Raising the roof peak Gathering palm fronds to use as thatch Splitting them down thee middle. This lets us align all the leaves to point downwards. Tying up the fronds Placing the pre-constructed …

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