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How to Make Your own Knife

In a survival situation there are some skills that would be good to know. Forging and metalworking to make your own weapons and tools would be a couple of those skills. The video below will teach you how to make your own knife, but before you begin you should know that knife making is a slow, painstaking, hard, and sometimes frustrating process. Most knife making requires multiple skills. This video is... read more

Stop Bleeding by Knowing Your Pressure Points

Knowing how to stop someone’s bleeding is perhaps one of the most important things we can learn for our survival as well as our friends and family. Many people have a vague idea of how to tie a tourniquet but don’t necessarily know how often to loosen it or where exactly it should go when tying it off. I know very few people who know and understand how to stop bleeding by pinching pressure... read more

How to Start a Fire with a Piece of Glass

One of the first things you learn for survival situations of any kind is how to start a fire. One can never know too many ways. Fire is essential for warmth, cooking and signaling. The video below with teach you how to start a fire with a broken piece of... read more

Survival Skills for Children

Gone are the days when many kids are Boy or Girl Scouts and learn simple survival skills for children. Today we live in urban environments and few adults, let alone kids, have any survival skills or knowledge. Survival Mom is a blog that was started in 2009 and has articles on a wide variety of skills for the modern day survivalist. The article below was originally written in 2012 and is a good list of... read more

What to do if You Get Lost in the Woods

What do you do if you get lost in the woods? It doesn’t matter whether it’s a SHTF scenario or you simply went hiking and got all turned around. Knowing what to do can mean the difference between life and death. The article below is an excellent primer on what to do if you find yourself lost in the woods or anywhere else for that matter. Thanks to the HikingDude you can now know how to save... read more

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