Category: Basic Survival skills

Its a personal thing ! – What do you take outdoors

Each of us is unique in ourselves. We may have the overall common joy of the outdoors. Whether camping, hiking fishing, hunting etc. We wander aimlessly about just enjoying the outdoors. Bird watches will watch birds, Campers will camp, Hikers will hike.

Watch “THE COTTAGE – Pallet Projects – beating the budget – shelves” on YouTube

As most people are I am on a budget. So I am always looking for bargains for projects around the cottage. What better bargain than free…. i got some pallets from work and trued them out for a small project to start. Check it… Continue Reading “Watch “THE COTTAGE – Pallet Projects – beating the budget – shelves” on YouTube”

Watch “Mods and Maintenance on my TRAIL BOSS AXE” on YouTube

Summer is coming, take time to check your outdoor kits and prep for the season. What ever the reason. The Novice Survivalist

Watch “WORK SHARP Guided Sharpening System – It saved me from bad sharpening” on YouTube

Looking to get all your cutters sharpened. Struggle like I do. Not anymore. I got this sharpening kit from Work Sharp. Life saver for me. The Novice Survivalist

Watch “BuckShot Knives – Hand Axe. It’s an Odd one!” on YouTube

Well my bad habit of buying everything shiny and sharp may just have back fired on me. For once I have got one that may just be of no use. Or I am missing the whole point of this. You decide. Knowledge is a… Continue Reading “Watch “BuckShot Knives – Hand Axe. It’s an Odd one!” on YouTube”

I’M REALLY BAD AT SHARPENING BLADES

Although in a pinch I can sharpen (Kinda) a dull blade when in the outdoors, I am in no way good at it. In fact I am terrible at it. Free hand sharpening is something I have never mastered , truth be told not… Continue Reading “I’M REALLY BAD AT SHARPENING BLADES”

Watch “Mossy Oaks Fixed blade Hunting and Pocket Knife Set – Right on Budget” on YouTube

Looking for an inexpensive starter camp/bush knife. I was surprised at this one. $15.00 to start. Knowledge on a budget is a survival skill

Emergency Bivy for your vehicle

Living in Minnesota winters is challeging enough. Being caught out there on the road in an emergency…this could save you from an uncomfotable ending. You may just want to consider having one in the glove box……..just in case. Check it out The Novice Survivalist

I GOT TAGGED ON THE TUBE

This turned out to be quite a challenge. Something I had never thought about. Basically it was list your 3 Top outdoor brand names. Here is my answer to them. It was really difficult. I landed up going to the 10 Cc,s list and… Continue Reading “I GOT TAGGED ON THE TUBE”

First Winter Walkabout 2020.

Joy. Finally got to get out and trudge thru the snow.

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