Friday, March 28, 2008

Up Date on Living Situation

Sadly I do not live in my shelter anymore :-( I do, however, have a good reason for leaving it. I am married now and my wife didn't like the idea of living out there. I told her that I would add on another room but she just wouldn't have any of it.

I am still going to keep posting different projects I am working on.

I have started a primitive skills group with my church and we are presenting an ongoing class on basic survival. I am hoping to get a group interested in survival enough to want to take a survival hike this summer.

Sunday, March 23, 2008

Primitive Camp

Here is my attempt to build a primitive camp. After taking the Standard at the Tracker School I realy wanted to have a debris hut of my own. I built this one on my in-laws property awhile ago.

I am going to take some pictures of this camp as it is today becuase these pictures do not show it finished. This just give you an idea of what it looks like.

Tillamook Shelter

This shelter never really got finished because of lack of time and raw materials available. The location is near where my brother-in-law lives in Tillamook. We are hope to keep adding to it until the walls are finished enough to keep the water out.

So far we have only used natural material for the lashing.

We were able to put in fire pit and two bedding areas for sleeping. I don't have a picture of the current progress...will come later. We did spent the night and were very comfortable.