Author Archive | Chad

Classic Camping Knife Sheath

If you have an hour and would like to know how to build a BSA style clone sheath, this video is for you.  This isn’t as much a how-to as it is a follow along.  I break down each step taken to get the end result along with some of my thoughts on leathercraft and [...]

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Legend of Flower Pot Mountain Pt 2

LEGEND OF FLOWER POT MOUNTAIN 2 of 2 This and more info from the book ‘Medicine Lodge: The story of a Kansas frontier town’ by Nellie Snyder Yost Copyright 1970 Swallow Press Inc. In part 1 of Lenora Day’s journal, we already have the makings of a blockbuster western movie.  If you missed it, you [...]

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Legend of Flower Pot Mountain Pt 1

This is the first hand account of a group of survivors captured by Indians before the West was open and safe.  The journal as well as other documents were compiled by Nellie Snyder Yost and were published as the book titled ‘Medicine Lodge: The story of a Kansas frontier town.’  The ISBN is 0-8040-0199-5.  I’ve [...]

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Siberian Elm for bushcraft

To most it’s a weed tree. Considered useless and unwanted. To me, it’s a part of the heartland now.  A permenant fixture across wind breaks and homesteads as well as in the cities and for bushcraft.  It was after the dust bowl that started in Kansas and Oklahoma, and Texas, that these trees were widely [...]

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Leather Goods For Sale

I have started leather bending for profit. If you are interested I’ll send you over to Bushcraft Leatherworks. There you can see a couple items I’ve done in the past as well as stay up to date with current project builds on my blog there. So go check it out and lemme know what you [...]

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10 Survival Books You Should Be Reading!

From primitive skills to camping skills all the way to survival skills, these are the 10 survival books you should be reading!  Instead of spending your time searching youtube for a magic survival formula, why not sit down and read a book.  Are those pesky forums starting to wear on your patience?  Sit down and [...]

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