In 2013 Clint was chosen to star in the Discovery Channel survival series entitled “Naked and Afraid”, where he was abandoned on an island in Bocas Del Toro, Panama to survive completely naked for 21 days. This allowed Clint to put his survival training to the ultimate test and prove to himself and the rest of the world that he… [Continue Reading]

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The Blackbird SK5 is the perfect knife for the woodsman or survivalist looking for that 1 tool option. It’s medium to large size and full tang construction make it suitable for a variety of camp chores. From heavy tasks of splitting longs and felling small trees, to the detailed work of carving bow drill kits and processing small… [Continue Reading]

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After struggling with having only one bug out bag for over a year, I finally decided to upgrade to a smaller EDC bag. This has allows me to carry only what I feel are the survival essentials on my person and leave the more luxurious backpacking and camping gear in my bug out bag…where they belong!  … [Continue Reading]

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I’ve had my eye on the Woodsman for a while now. When I stopped by the Blind Horse Knives booth at The Blade Show 2013 in Atlanta, I had a chance to see it in person. It was love at first sight! I use my gear HARD!, and I must say that the Woodsman is a small knife that can take… [Continue Reading]

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  The Bow Drill is a very common friction fire technique that excels in humid climates where a hand drill just won’t cut it. A bow drill kit is made up of 5 different components. A hearth board, spindle, ember catch, bearing block, and of course a bow. Notice that the top end of the… [Continue Reading]

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News & Updates

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In 2013 Clint was chosen to star in the Discovery Channel survival series entitled “Naked and Afraid”, where he was abandoned on an island in Bocas Del Toro, Panama to survive completely naked for 21 days. This allowed Clint to put his survival training to the ultimate test and prove to himself and the rest of the world that he [...]

Gear Reviews

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The Blackbird SK5 is the perfect knife for the woodsman or survivalist looking for that 1 tool option. It’s medium to large size and full tang construction make it suitable for a variety of camp chores. From heavy tasks of splitting longs and felling small trees, to the detailed work of carving bow drill kits and processing small [...]

SAM_2115

After struggling with having only one bug out bag for over a year, I finally decided to upgrade to a smaller EDC bag. This has allows me to carry only what I feel are the survival essentials on my person and leave the more luxurious backpacking and camping gear in my bug out bag…where they belong!   [...]

Skills & Instruction

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  The Bow Drill is a very common friction fire technique that excels in humid climates where a hand drill just won’t cut it. A bow drill kit is made up of 5 different components. A hearth board, spindle, ember catch, bearing block, and of course a bow. Notice that the top end of the [...]

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A Hand drill set requires 3 components. Here I have a example of each. From left to right an ember catch, a spindle, and a hearth board. Start off by using your knife or sharp rock to create a depression. This will allow you to “seat” the spindle and begin the “burning in” process. Now [...]

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Look for Lambs Quarter this spring, also known as Wild Spinach.  Below are a few picture to help ID it in the wild.

Wild Foraging