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How To Make Rope From Plant Fibers

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Have you ever wondered how to make rope from plant fibers? Strong rope can be made out of various plant materials and does not require the use of tools. In a survival situation, rope can be used for many purposes, including as lashings for the construction of shelters, tools, and weapons, and in snares, trip wires, and fishing lines. According to the DIY website Instructables, Dogbane makes an excellent material for rope-making because of its strong fibers. Instructables recommend the following steps: Step 1. Locate Dogbane Dogbane (Apocynum cannabinum -- cannabinum means fiber-plant) is an excellent source, though milkweed and...

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How To Make a Fishing Spear

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If you're out in the woods with nothing more than a survival knife, acquiring food might be tricky. Prep for shtf has a great step by step guide on exactly How to Make a Primitive Hunting/Fishing Spear. In order to make it you are going to need a long straight sapling, the diameter that you use will depend on the size of the fish or game you are going after. I am making this one bigger for demonstration purposes it’s about 1 1/2 inches. You are also going to want to use green wood for this, anything dried will likely...

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