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Fire and all it can bring in remote living and in a survival situation are endless. Friction Fire making is assumed skill, but often left to more modern means of fire making because of simplicity of action and effort. Hand Drill Friction Fire, a popular method of fire, but often identified as

One of the first hunting tools, Rabbit sticks, or throwing sticks in its purest form, are one of the first and still one of the finest ballistic blunt force trauma hunting weapons ever created. The Throwing Stick weapon was used in hunting and in warfare, throwing sticks are an essential option for

This 1 day course instills the foundation of knowledge and skills necessary for Land Navigation. You will learn how to read and interpret Topographic Maps, effectively use a compass, and access the Global Positioning System (GPS) for speed, verification and back-up of our skills. We will focus on the theoretical training of map

Working with birch bark is a beautiful and very old craft. The first Slavic cultures were known for the use of birch bark. That was used in making baskets, shoes, clothes, roofing, containers, pots, toys, etc. During this masterclass we will make a nice container of birch bark. A Tavlinka. These were formerly

Working with birch bark is a beautiful and very old craft. The first Slavic cultures were known for the use of birch bark. That was used in making baskets, shoes, clothes, roofing, containers, pots, toys, etc. During this intensive masterclass we will make a small birch bark pot. You can use this to

Learn to make a primitive fishing hook using natural materials such as bone, roots and wood. Steve will teach you the craft of making a hook and leader line and talk you through various fishing methods used throughout history. An hour long workshop in which you'll learn some craft, technique and incite

Halibut hooks were mainly used by First Nation people of Amerika/Canada of the northwest coast. In this masterclass we are mainly going to focus on creating this beautiful hook. In order to do so we will go from working with wood, bone, roots, bark and other kinds of material to carving and

Learn to carve your own netting needle and gauge card followed by instruction on how to make a gill net. Example crafts, materials and instruction are all provided but please bring your own knife. When we think of netting we might immediately think of fishing! By learning how to make your own

Before the advent of modern tanning agents, humans were turning raw skin into usable leather products using materials readily available to them from the surrounding environment. Come learn the progression of this process from raw skin to beautiful, usable, finished leather from an instructor with over 25 years of experience in tanning

Have you ever wondered what people used to sew with before cotton or polyester thread became a mass-produced commodity? Well, then this is the course for you! Learn how to process materials such as sinew, intestine, leather, fur, hair, and plant fibres to make usable and unique thread. This class will be