Another technique I use with this knife for is splitting wood and making spindle blanks for the bow drill. I take a wooden mallet (usually a heavy piece of wood, throwing stick, or whatever I can find) to pound on top of the blade to control my splitting. The technique works very well with this blade, as long as I’m careful and stay away from large knots.
Bear Grylls Knife of Man Vs Wild fame uses a survival knife to make himself at home in the wilderness. From folders to full tang blades, the knives all tend to be lightweight, and generally reasonably priced. Bear uses a variety of knives in his episodes that aren’t necessarily the best knife for the situation. Grylls shares with us that you may find yourself stranded without the […]
According to Gerber, not the baby food Gerber, but the knife company “Gerber’s Bear Grylls Survival Series Ultimate Knife™” is a survival tool unlike anything on the market today.” A kitchen knife? Bear Grylls Ultimate Kitchen Knife by Gerber This is news to me since I was unaware that Bear Grylls, alias Man vs. Wild, […]
How to brain tan a squirrel that you just scraped off the pavement. Or harvested during squirrel hunting season. Our goal here is to turn the hide into a soft and beautiful pelt. One that will not only honor the animal but will bring you enjoyment for years to come. As the name implies, we […]