Why To Start a Bow Drill Fire

Learning to build a bow drill fire can be a difficult endeavor. In the end however, you will be a much richer person for the effort. Frustration was beginning to build. Things weren't going right, and my patience had evaporated. A tweak here, an adjustment needed there, and then an unsuccessful attempt. I needed a … Continue reading Why To Start a Bow Drill Fire

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When the Hunter Becomes the Hunted

Anticipation hung thick in the air. Energy buzzed to the point where it was almost tangible between both man and beast. A group of weather-worn buckskin clad men sat aboard nervous ponies well-aware of the rising excitement. Their mounts pranced anxiously just below the crest of a ridge, tossing their heads in impatience. The eyes … Continue reading When the Hunter Becomes the Hunted

Build and Atlatl an You Build a Piece of Living History

With a bit of research, some pocket change, and a few minutes, you can build an atlatl to connect with generations of long ago. For whatever reason, I've always been one of those folks drawn to secrets of the past. Be it cowboys, mountain men, knights, or Stone Age hunters, they've always grabbed my attention. I never was … Continue reading Build and Atlatl an You Build a Piece of Living History