How to build a lean-to fire

Similar to a tepee fire, but with several distinct advantages, the lean-to build is a close runner up for the second most popular design by camping enthusiasts.   Caleb Musgrave of Canadian Bushcraft shows us his technique in this video.

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Make wood stain from Hemlock Bark

Staining wood is not just about adding colour, its a preservative, and will help your project last much longer than if it was untreated. Caleb Musgrave of Canadian Bushcraft explains how to create a fantastic stain from the common hemlock tree in...

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How to build a Star Fire

There are several different names for this particular type of long burning fire, most of them aren’t quite accurate, Caleb Musgrave of Canadian Bushcraft explains why he calls this a “star fire”, and why one might want to build...

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The digging stick

It seems like a simple concept, doesn’t it?  Using a pointy stick to break up the dirt when harvesting roots or making a trench… but there’s a bit more science to it then that.  Canadian Bushcraft’s Caleb Musgrave...

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